User-Centered Computer Aided Language Learning

User-Centered Computer Aided Language Learning

by Panayiotis Zaphiris, Giorgos Zacharia
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591407508

ISBN-13: 9781591407508

Pub. Date: 12/31/2005

Publisher: IGI Global

In the field of computer aided language learning (CALL), there is a need for emphasizing the importance of the user. User-Centered Computer Aided Language Learning presents methodologies, strategies, and design approaches for building interfaces for a user-centered CALL environment, creating a deeper understanding of the opportunities and challenges of the

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In the field of computer aided language learning (CALL), there is a need for emphasizing the importance of the user. User-Centered Computer Aided Language Learning presents methodologies, strategies, and design approaches for building interfaces for a user-centered CALL environment, creating a deeper understanding of the opportunities and challenges of the field. User-Centered Computer Aided Language Learning acts as a guide to help educators, administrators, professionals and researchers find the basis of a framework for the development and management of CALL environments that are enriched with many domains and take into account interaction and activity, which go beyond the basic linguistic elements of the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591407508
Publisher:
IGI Global
Publication date:
12/31/2005
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. IDeveloping enjoyable second language learning software tools : a computer game paradigm1
Ch. IICulture-based language learning objects : a CALL approach for a ubiquitous world22
Ch. IIISituated task analysis in learner-centred CALL44
Ch. IV'Ears before eyes' : expanding tutors' interaction skills beyond physical presence in audio-graphic collaborative virtual learning environments74
Ch. VA student-centered online writing course94
Ch. VILearner-centered language programs : integrating disparate resources for task-based interaction116
Ch. VIILAPLI-the language learning lab : a methodological proposal for a hybrid course in a virtual environment133
Ch. VIIIIntegrated micro learning during access delays : a new approach to second-language learning152
Ch. IXEOI online Ingles : a fully implemented and operative online English language course177
Ch. XMetacognition and learner's interactions with a Web-based CALL grammar exercise209
Ch. XIThe effect of a native-language interface vs. a target-language interface on students' performance234
Ch. XIIReading and learning from screen257
Ch. XIIIEvaluating students' perceptions of Online Counselor for independent language learning278
Ch. XIVLanguage learning and user-centered design : the development of the electronic European language portfolio304

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