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Computer Assisted Language Learning

2015 Volume 28, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Task Design and Its Induced Learning Effects in a Cross-Institutional Blog-Mediated Telecollaboration

    Wen-Chun Chen, Yu-Chih Doris Shih & Gi-Zen Liu

    This research investigated if and how the instructional design affected the learning outcome in a blog-mediated project, namely students' communicative writing in the social media. Thirty-four... More

    pp. 285-305

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  2. The Influence of Chinese Character Handwriting Diagnosis and Remedial Instruction System on Learners of Chinese as a Foreign Language

    Hsien-Sheng Hsiao, Cheng-Sian Chang, Chiao-Jia Chen, Chia-Hou Wu & Chien-Yu Lin

    This study designed and developed a Chinese character handwriting diagnosis and remedial instruction (CHDRI) system to improve Chinese as a foreign language (CFL) learners' ability to write Chinese... More

    pp. 306-324

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  3. Computer-Based Grammar Instruction in an EFL Context: Improving the Effectiveness of Teaching Adverbial Clauses

    Ferit Kiliçkaya

    This study aims to find out whether there are any statistically significant differences in participants' achievements on three different types of instruction: computer-based instruction, teacher... More

    pp. 325-340

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  4. Dictionaries vs Concordancers: Actual Practice of the Two Different Tools in EFL Writing

    Shu-Li Lai & Hao-Jan Howard Chen

    A number of studies have suggested the possible benefits of using concordancers in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) writing. To date, however, there is still limited understanding of how EFL... More

    pp. 341-363

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  5. Investigating an Innovative Computer Application to Improve L2 Word Recognition from Speech

    Joshua Matthews & John Mitchell O'Toole

    The ability to recognise words from the aural modality is a critical aspect of successful second language (L2) listening comprehension. However, little research has been reported on computer... More

    pp. 364-382

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