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ERIC Number: ED541473
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 356
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 1-4666-2821-9
Computer-Assisted Foreign Language Teaching and Learning: Technological Advances
Zou, Bin; Xing, Minjie; Wang, Yuping; Sun, Mingyu; Xiang, Catherine H.
IGI Global
Computer-Assisted Foreign Language Teaching and Learning: Technological Advances highlights new research and an original framework that brings together foreign language teaching, experiments and testing practices that utilize the most recent and widely used e-learning resources. This comprehensive collection of research will offer linguistic scholars, language teachers, students, and policymakers a better understanding of the importance and influence of e-learning in second language acquisition. Contents include: (1) A Wiki Platform for Language and Intercultural Communication (Minjie Xing, Bin Zou, and Dongshuo Wang); (2) Engendering Interaction, Collaboration, and Reflection in the Design of Online Assessment in Language Learning: A Reflection from the Course Designers (Yuping Wang and Nian-Shing Chen); (3) Practising Language Interaction via Social Networking Sites: The Expert Student's Perspective on Personalized Language Learning (Marina Orsini-Jones, Billy Brick, and Laura Pibworth); (4) Scaffolding Role of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Environment on Collaboration and Academic Literacy: Possibilities and Challenges (Ke Zhao); (5) Language Economy in Computer-Mediated Communication: Learner Autonomy in a Community of Practice (Jonathan R. White); (6) Facebook Comparison Research: Faculty and Student Perceptions of Social Media for Foreign Language Courses (Joseph M. Terantino); (7) Learner Engagement in Computer-Mediated Chinese Learning (Zhiyan Guo and Zhizhuo Guo); (8) Students in the New Millennium: How Much do We Know about Them? (Jianxiong Wu); (9) Using a Virtual Learning Environment to Promote Autonomous Language Learning for Chinese Students (Eoin Jordan and Mark Coyle); (10) Developing and Implementing an Online Chinese Program: A Case Study (Mingyu Sun, Yea-Fen Chen, and Andrew Olson); (11) Design of Language Learning Software (Vehbi Turel and Peter McKenna); (12) Getting Smart about Split Attention (Rae Lynne Mancilla); (13) Computer-Based Perceptual Training as a Major Component of Adult Instruction in a Foreign Language (Charles S. Watson and James D. Miller); (14) e-Assessment for Learning: Gaining Insight in Language Learning with Online Assessment Environments (Jan Van Maele, Lut Baten, Ana Beaven, and Kamakshi Rajagopal); (15) The Use of VLE for Monitoring Independent Language Learning in Large Cohort Provision: The Case of French Studies at the University of Manchester (Catherine Franc and Annie Morton); and (16) Computer-Assisted Pronunciation Training and Assessment (CAPTA) Programs: Requirements, the Current State of Affairs, and Challenges for the Future (Chiharu Tsurutani).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Students; Teachers; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China; United Kingdom