ERIC Number: ED482490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
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New Ways of Learning and Teaching: Focus on Technology and Foreign Language Education. Issues in Language Program Direction: A Series of Annual Volumes.
Muyskens, Judith A., Ed.
This collection of papers is divided into three parts. After "Introduction," (Judith A. Muyskens), Part 1, "Issues in Teaching with Technology: Implications for the Future Training of Teaching Assistants," includes "Exploring the Link between Teaching and Technology: An Approach to TA Development" (Virginia M. Scott) and "A Revolution from Above: The Race for Technology in Foreign Languages" (Winnifred Adolph and Leona LeBlanc). Part 2, "Applications and Case Studies in Technology and Foreign Language Education," includes "Enhancing Foreign Culture Learning through Electronic Discussion" (Elizabeth Bernhardt and Michael Kamil); "Technology, Social Interaction, and FL Literacy" (Richard G. Kern); "Write to Speak: The Effects of Electronic Communication on the Oral Achievement of Fourth Semester French Students" (Margaret Healy Beauvois); and "Remote Access for Foreign or Second Language Acquisition: New Interpretations of Distance Learning" (Michael Graham Fast). Part 3, "Learning, Foreign Languages, and Technology," includes "Personality and Motivational Factors in Computer-Mediated Foreign Language Communication (CMFLC) (Lydie E. Meunier) and "Cognition, Context, and Computers: Factors in Effective Foreign Language Learning" (Judith G. Frommer). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Mail, French, Higher Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Literacy Education, Second Language Instruction, Speech Skills, Student Motivation, Teaching Assistants, Teaching Methods
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Note: Prepared by the American Association of University Supervisors, Coordinators, and Directors of Foreign Language Programs.