Search results for author:"Piet Desmet"
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Modern Language Journal Vol. 99, No. 2 (2015) pp. 308–328
This study investigates the effect of two attention-enhancing techniques on L2 students' learning and processing of novel French words (i.e., target words) through video with L2 subtitles or captions. A combination of eye-movement data and...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 31, No. 1 (2018) pp. 1–26
While most studies on L2 vocabulary learning through input have addressed learners' vocabulary uptake from written text, this study focuses on audio-visual input. In particular, we investigate the effects of enhancing video by (1) adding different...
Is Less More? Effectiveness and Perceived Usefulness of Keyword and Full Captioned Video for L2 Listening Comprehension
ReCALL Vol. 26, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 21–43
The aim of this study was twofold: we investigated (a) the effect of two types of captioned video (i.e., on-screen text in the same language as the video) on listening comprehension; (b) L2 learners' perception of the usefulness of captions...
Language Learning & Technology Vol. 18, No. 1 pp. 118–141
This study examines how three captioning types (i.e., on-screen text in the same language as the video) can assist L2 learners in the incidental acquisition of target vocabulary words and in the comprehension of L2 video. A sample of 133 Flemish...
Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 4 (May 2012) pp. 1183–1193
The evolution from static to dynamic electronic learning environments has stimulated the research on adaptive item sequencing. A prerequisite for adaptive item sequencing, in which the difficulty of the item is constantly matched to the ability...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 4 (2016) pp. 875–896
In this study we explored the effect of podcasting on the motivation of the students in an online English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course at the university level (N = 179). By using a mixed-method approach, we analyzed the data collected on the...
Mashups by Orchestration and Widget-Based Personal Environments: Key Challenges, Solution Strategies, and an Application
Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems Vol. 46, No. 4 (2012) pp. 383–428
Purpose: Mashups have been studied extensively in the literature; nevertheless, the large body of work in this area focuses on service/data level integration and leaves UI level integration, hence UI mashups, almost unexplored. The latter generates...