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Computer Assisted Language Learning

2016 Volume 29, Number 3

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Telecollaboration in the Secondary Language Classroom: Case Study of Adolescent Interaction and Pedagogical Integration

    Paige Ware & Greg Kessler

    This study builds on research examining the in-school technology practices of adolescent language learners by exploring the patterns of classroom literacy practices that emerge when a... More

    pp. 427-450

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  2. Evaluating a Computer-Assisted Pronunciation Training (CAPT) Technique for Efficient Classroom Instruction

    Beate Luo

    This study investigates a computer-assisted pronunciation training (CAPT) technique that combines oral reading with peer review to improve pronunciation of Taiwanese English major students. In... More

    pp. 451-476

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  3. Effects of Cooperative Translation on Chinese EFL Student Levels of Interest and Self-Efficacy in Specialized English Translation

    Xianmin Yang, Xiaoshan Guo & Shengquan Yu

    Translation instruction is very important in specialized English teaching activities. The effectiveness of current specialized English translation instruction (SETI) in mainland China, however, is ... More

    pp. 477-493

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  4. Causal Discourse Analyzer: Improving Automated Feedback on Academic ESL Writing

    Evgeny Chukharev-Hudilainen & Aysel Saricaoglu

    Expressing causal relations plays a central role in academic writing. While it is important that writing instructors assess and provide feedback on learners' causal discourse, it could be a very... More

    pp. 494-516

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  5. The Effects of Computer-Mediated Synchronous and Asynchronous Direct Corrective Feedback on Writing: A Case Study

    Natsuko Shintani

    This case study investigated the characteristics of computer-mediated synchronous corrective feedback (SCF, provided while students wrote) and asynchronous corrective feedback (ACF, provided after ... More

    pp. 517-538

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  6. Does Hearing Several Speakers Reduce Foreign Word Learning?

    Jason Darryl Ludington

    Learning spoken word forms is a vital part of second language learning, and CALL lends itself well to this training. Not enough is known, however, about how auditory variation across speech tokens ... More

    pp. 539-560

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  7. Validating a Computer-Assisted Language Learning Attitude Instrument Used in Iranian EFL Context: An Evidence-Based Approach

    Vahid Aryadoust, Parisa Mehran & Mehrasa Alizadeh

    A few computer-assisted language learning (CALL) instruments have been developed in Iran to measure EFL (English as a foreign language) learners' attitude toward CALL. However, these instruments... More

    pp. 561-595

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  8. Word-Processor or Pencil-and-Paper? A Comparison of Students' Writing in Chinese as a Foreign Language

    Yu Zhu, Shiu-Kee Mark Shum, Shek-Kam Brian Tse & Jinghui Jack Liu

    A study is reported of the performance and attainment of 32 students from overseas studying elementary Chinese as a foreign language (CFL) in a Chinese university. With an AB-BA design, they were... More

    pp. 596-617

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  9. Technology-Assisted Sheltered Instruction: Instructional Streaming Video in an EFL Multi-Purpose Computer Course

    Yun-Hsuan Huang & Tsung-Yen Chuang

    Content-based instruction (CBI) has been widely adopted for decades. However, existing CBI models cannot always be effectively put into practice, especially for learners of lower English... More

    pp. 618-637

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