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Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 11, No. 4 (1998) pp. 437–52
Reviews the evolution of Internet-based projects in Japanese computer-assisted language learning and suggests future directions in which the field may develop, based on emerging network technology and learning theory. (Author/VWL)
Journal of Employment Counseling Vol. 43, No. 1 (March 2006)
This article uses metaphors to explore how changes in technology and the world of work affect the lives and identities of workers today. The author integrates theory from vocational psychology and cultural studies with personal narrative in order to ...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 3155–3156
This paper reports on a study where a good language learner, studying Japanese as a foreign language, was provided with a constructivist learning environment in which to learn. It was found that this learning environment helped to foster the...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 15, No. 6 (Oct 22, 2014)
This design-based research study explored whether sense of community was maintained while flexibility in the course was increased through an adoption of a unique blended learning model. Data collected in this study show a significant drop in the...
Language Learning & Technology Vol. 6, No. 1 (2002) pp. 82–99
Examined negotiation of meaning that took place between students and native speakers of Japanese over a series of computer-based chat conversations and attempted to categorize the difficulties encountered. Data showed that the difficulties in...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 15, No. 6 (Oct 22, 2014) pp. 289–312
This design-based research study explored whether "sense of community" was maintained while flexibility in the course was increased through an adoption of a unique blended learning model. Data collected in this study show a significant...
Administrative Science Quarterly Vol. 36, No. 4 (1991) pp. 552–82
Develops a cultural transmission model with the following variables: worker entry and exit rate, organization growth rate, recruiting selectivity, socialization intensity, and the rate that socialization decays if not reinforced. A computer...
The City and You: An Exploration of Course Design, Learning Objectives, and Learner Outcomes and Assessments
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2018 (Oct 15, 2018) pp. 842–849
This paper explores how an on-demand course on the Coursera platform – The City and You – was designed for learners to explore topics on cities and urbanism through a critical approach lens. The course guided the learners to consider elements of...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 57, No. 6 (November 2013) pp. 88–95
This paper describes the design, development, and implementation of Open Badges into a secondary education preservice course on instructional technology. Open Badges provide a new way of issuing credentials to individuals who demonstrate knowledge,...
Improvement Rate Differences of Academic Interventions for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Remedial and Special Education Vol. 32, No. 6 (2011) pp. 521–534
Academic interventions for students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) is a critical area of practice and one that has not been fully developed by large-scale research. Students with EBD are characterized by an ability to achieve...
Development and Evaluation of English Listening Study Materials for Business People Who Use Mobile Devices: A Case Study
Masanori Yamada; Satoshi Kitamura; Noriko Shimada; Takafumi Utashiro; Katsusuke Shigeta; Etsuji Yamaguchi; Richard Harrison; Yuhei Yamauchi; Jun Nakahara
CALICO Journal Vol. 29, No. 1 (September 2011) pp. 44–66
This study aims to verify the effectiveness of English language materials using mobile devices for business people in terms of the effect on motivation, overall learning performance, and practical performance in real business situations. We compared ...