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Language Learning & Technology

2003 Volume 7, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Tele-Collaborative Projects:

    Jean LeLoup & Robert Ponterio

    Examines a collaborative language learning project that brought together elementary and middle school students in France, Canada, and a Basque school to communicate about monsters--a topic of... More

    pp. 6-11

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  2. Blogs and Wikis: Environments for On-Line Collaboration

    Bob Goodwin-Jones

    Discusses two recent innovations made available via the Internet that are useful to language educators: blogs and wikis. Blogs are on-line journals that offer opportunities for collaborative use.... More

    pp. 12-16

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  3. Artifact and Cultures-of-Use in Intercultural Communication

    Steven L. Thorne

    Develops a conceptual framework for understanding how intercultural communication, mediated by cultural artifacts, creates compelling, problematic, and surprising conditions for additional language... More

    pp. 38-67

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  4. Linguistic Perspectives on the Development of Intercultural Competence in Telecollaboration

    Julie A. Belz

    Presents a case study of the development of intercultural competence in a German-American e-mail partnership by examining the electronic interaction produced in this exchange within the framework... More

    pp. 68-117

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  5. Understanding the "Other Side": Intercultural learning in a Spanish-English E-Mail Exchange

    Robert O'Dowd

    Reviews recent research on intercultural learning and reports on a yearlong e-mail exchange between Spanish and English second year university students. Identifies key characteristics of e-mail... More

    pp. 118-44

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  6. Negotiation of Meaning and Codeswitching in Online Tandems

    Markus Kotter

    Analyzes negotiation of meaning and code switching in discourse between 29 language students from classes at a German and a North American university, who teamed up with their peers to collaborate ... More

    pp. 145-72

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