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The Open University
Indian Journal of Applied Linguistics Vol. 35, No. 1 (2009) pp. 11–24
Much has been written about Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) both from the point of view of its history and its definition. While it is not the aim of this paper to revisit such issues in detail, it opens with an overview of some of the...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 15, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 349–369
With the intention of defining an initial research agenda for discipline-specific factors in the usability of e-learning websites, this article focuses on the example of foreign language learning. First, general notions and concepts of usability are ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4235–4242
This paper explores the usability of e-learning websites, with particular reference to foreign language learning. Notions and concepts of usability are analyzed, and a definition of 'pedagogical usability' is proposed. The key issue is whether there ...
An Overview of Mobile Assisted Language Learning: From Content Delivery to Supported Collaboration and Interaction
ReCALL Vol. 20, No. 3 (September 2008) pp. 271–289
Mobile learning is undergoing rapid evolution. While early generations of mobile learning tended to propose activities that were carefully crafted by educators and technologists, learners are increasingly motivated by their personal learning needs,...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1056–1060
This paper reports the preliminary findings of an investigation into the use of internet voice technology to support community building for distance language learners. It is asserted that such technology, when chosen in accord with the pedagogical...