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International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching

April 2018 Volume 8, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. I Tweet, You Tweet, (S)He Tweets: Enhancing the ESL Language-Learning Experience Through Twitter

    Geraldine Blattner, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, United States; Amanda Dalola, University of South Carolina, Columbia, United States

    This study seeks to further the research on online language learning by examining the level at which intermediate ESL students understand and process sociopragmatic information in their second... More

    pp. 1-19

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  2. Language Teaching in 3D Virtual Worlds with Machinima: Reflecting on an Online Machinima Teacher Training Course

    Michael Thomas, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom; Christel Schneider, CSiTrain, Hamburg, Germany

    This article is based on findings arising from a large, two-year EU project entitled “Creating Machinima to Enhance Online Language Learning and Teaching” (CAMELOT), which was the first to... More

    pp. 20-38

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  3. Planning for Future Inquiry: Gaps in the CALL Research

    Joy Egbert, Seyed Shahrokni, Xue Zhang, Intissar Yahia, Nataliia Borysenko, Adnan Mohamed, David Herman, Sonia Lopez-Lopez & Chioma Ezeh, Washington State University-Pullman, Pullman, United States; Faraj Aljarih, University of Benghazi, Suluq, Libya

    The body of research on CALL tasks and topics grows daily; however, there are still a number of areas that are underrepresented in the literature. While there are many gaps in the CALL research to ... More

    pp. 39-59

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  4. Exploring EFL Learners' Perspectives on Instructional Videos

    Yan Ding, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China

    Instructional videos play a central role in most online English courses of the current generation. However, previous research on the design and production of these videos has not been adequate,... More

    pp. 60-74

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  5. Output Register Parallelism in an Identical Direct and Semi-Direct Speaking Test: A Case Study

    Ethan Quaid, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China

    The present trend in developing and using semi-direct speaking tests has been supported by test developers and researchers' claim of their increased practicality, higher reliability and concurrent ... More

    pp. 75-91

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