WorldCALL: International Perspectives on Computer-Assisted Language Learning

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As technological innovation continues to affect language pedagogy, there is an increasing demand for information, exemplars, analysis and guidance. This edited volume focuses on international perspectives in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in all of its forms, including Technology Enhanced Language Learning, Network-Based Language Learning, Information and Communication Technologies for Language Learning.

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Overview

As technological innovation continues to affect language pedagogy, there is an increasing demand for information, exemplars, analysis and guidance. This edited volume focuses on international perspectives in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in all of its forms, including Technology Enhanced Language Learning, Network-Based Language Learning, Information and Communication Technologies for Language Learning.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781138810556
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/15/2014
  • Pages: 354

Meet the Author

Mike Levy is Professor in the School of Languages & Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Queensland.

Françoise Blin is Associate Dean for Learning Innovation at Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Translation and Textual Studies at Dublin City University.

Claire Bradin Siskin directs the English as a Second Language Writing Online Workshop at Excelsior College in Albany, New York.

Osamu Takeuchi is Professor of Applied Linguistics/Educational Technology at the Graduate School/Institute of Foreign Language Education and Research at Kansai University.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures. List of Tables. Preface. Introduction. Section 1: New Technologies, New Pedagogies 1. Blogging, Collaborative Writing and Multimodal Literacy in an EFL Context Hsien-Chin Liou 2. Podcasting in Foreign Language Learning: Insights for Podcast Design from a Developmental Research Project Wai Meng Chan, Ing Ru Chen and Martin G. Döpel 3. Mobile Technologies and Language Learning in Japan: Learn Anywhere, Anytime Midori Kimura, Hiroyuki Obari and Yoshiko Goda 4. EFL Students’ Metalinguistic Awareness in E-Mail Tandem Akihiko Sasaki and Osamu Takeuchi 5. Facilitating Collaborative Language Learning in a Multicultural Distance Class over Broadband Networks: Learner Awareness to Cross-Cultural Understanding Yuri Nishihori Section 2: Developing Language Skills through Technology 6. Improving Pronunciation by Accent Reduction and Text-to-Speech Software Ferit Kılıçkaya 7. Using Computer Keystroke Recording Software to Analyse Patterns of Revision in English Language Schools Erifili Roubou 8. Modeling Language Learners’ Knowledge: What Information Can Be Inferred =From Learners’ Free Written Texts? Sylvie Thouësny and Françoise Blin 9. Automatic Online Writing Support for L2 Learners of German Through Output Monitoring by a Natural-Language Paraphrase Generator Karin Harbusch and Gerard Kempen 10. EFL Acquisition of English Causative Alternation with Integrated Concordances Yuxia Wang and Suen Caesar Lun Section 3: Materials Design & Development 11. Blended Learning, Empowerment, and World Languages in Higher Education: The Flexi-Pack Project for ‘Languages of the Wider World’ Nathalie Ticheler and Itesh Sachdev 12. Intermediate Online English: An Example of Self-Access Courseware Development Ana Gimeno-Sanz 13. Integration of Technology for Effective Learning, Teaching and Assessment Debbie Corder and Alice U 14. The E-Job 100 Project: CALL for Increasing Motivation for Learning English Akiyoshi Suzuki and Teresa Kuwamura Section 4: Learner Training 15. Pervasive CALL Learner Training for Improving Listening Proficiency Kenneth Romeo and Philip Hubbard 16. Guiding the E-Learner in Foreign Language and Communication Courses Maija Tammelin, Berit Peltonen and Pasi Puranen Section 5: Teacher Education 17. The Use of ICTs in Foreign Language Teaching: The Challenges of a Teachers’ Education Program Carla Barsotti and Claudia Martins 18. ‘We Argentines Are Not as Other People’: Collaborative Learning Online in an Underserved Country Marie-Noëlle Lamy 19. Electronic Portfolios in a BA CALL Course: Supporting Reflective And Autonomous Learning Salomi Papadima-Sophocleous 20. Voices from EFL Teachers: A Quantitative Investigation of Teachers’ Use of CALL Seijiro Sumi

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