Search results for author:"Sarah Pasfield Neofitou"
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Online Domains of Language Use: Second Language Learners' Experiences of Virtual Community and Foreignness
Language Learning & Technology Vol. 15, No. 2 (June 2011) pp. 92–108
This paper examines the use of CMC in both Japanese and English dominated "domains" by Australian learners of Japanese. The natural, social online communication of 12 Australian university students with 18 of their Japanese contacts was collected...
Babel Vol. 43, No. 2 (February 2009) pp. 12–18
Despite research suggesting that teachers highly influence their students' knowledge and use of language learning resources such as dictionaries (Loucky, 2005; Yamane, 2006), it appears that dictionary selection and use is considered something to be ...
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research Vol. 6, No. 1 (Apr 09, 2013)
This project examines whether or not learners feel less foreign language anxiety (FLA) in an online multiuser 3D virtual world simulation than in the real world classroom. Previous research has shown FLA to have negative effects on learner...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 63, No. 5 (2015) pp. 709–726
Increased recognition of the role of the body and environment in cognition has taken place in recent decades in the form of new theories of embodied and extended cognition. The growing use of ever more sophisticated computer-generated 3D virtual...
Language Learning Journal Vol. 42, No. 1 (2014) pp. 67–84
With the spread of the Internet, students now have greater opportunities to use Japanese outside of the classroom. For example, they can interact with other Japanese speakers through instant messaging or social networking, or utilize online...