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CALICO Journal

2002 Volume 19, Number 3

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Number of articles: 10

  1. SEAsite: Web-based Interactive Learning Resources for Southeast Asian Languages and Cultures

    George Henry & Robert Zerwekh

    Discusses SEAsite, a Web-based interactive learning resource site for Southeast Asian Languages (Indonesian, Tagalog, Thai., Khmer, Lao, Burmese, and Vietnamese). Its language learning materials... More

    pp. 499-512

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  2. Using Internet Relay Chat in Teaching Chinese

    Tianwei Xie

    Explored the feasibility of using Internet Relay Chat (IRC) to facilitate Chinese language teaching and learning. Describes procedures for organizing and conducting chat sessions and discusses the ... More

    pp. 513-24

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  3. Teaching Business Chinese Online

    Hang Zhang

    Discusses a comprehensive approach to teaching business Chinese online that is beng developed in the language learning laboratory at the University of Illinois. The courseware consists of two... More

    pp. 525-32

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  4. Computer-Mediated Materials for Chinese Character Learning

    Hui-Mei Hsu & Liwei Gao

    Reviews four sets of computer-mediated materials for Chinese character learning. These include the following: Write Chinese, Chinese Characters Primer, Animated Chinese Characters, and USC Chinese ... More

    pp. 533-36

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  5. Introducing Two Chinese/Japanese/Korean (CJK) Web Utilities

    Jing Luo

    Introduces two Chinese/Japanese/Korean (CJK) Web Utilities: NJStar Asian Explorer and Asian Communicator. (Author/VWL) More

    pp. 537-39

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  6. Computer Assistance for Reading and Writing Japanese as a Foreign Language

    Chris Houser, Shigeki Yokoi & Takami Yasuda

    Computers can aid students of Japanese as a foreign language (JFL) by rapidly teaching the language's 2000 written characters, automatically translating words and documents, and assisting with... More

    pp. 541-49

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  7. The Effect of Online Quizzes on Learning Japanese

    Reiko Itoh & Charles Hannon

    Describes a collaborative effort in using the Blackboard CourseInfo quiz generator to make online quizzes available to students taking intermediate Japanese. Because of the convenience of online... More

    pp. 551-61

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  8. Developing Multimedia Lesson Modules for Intermediate Japanese

    Kaori Kabata & X Jie Yang

    Presents a Japanese multimedia project and discusses its main characteristics and the basic structure of the modules, as well as the results from an evaluation study. Shares what has been learned... More

    pp. 563-70

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  9. Enhancing Higher Order Interpretation Skills for Japanese Reading

    Ryo Kitajima

    Describes software created for improving higher order interpretation skills that focuses on anaphoric resolutions and backward inferences, skills particularly important for developing reading... More

    pp. 571-81

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  10. BANZAI: An Application of Natural Language Processing to Web-Based Language Learning

    Noriko Nagata

    Presents BANZAI, a new intelligent language tutor program that is designed to develop learners' grammatical and sentence production skills in Japanese as well as to instill cultural knowledge about... More

    pp. 583-99

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