ERIC Number: ED541473
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Reference Count: N/A
Computer-Assisted Foreign Language Teaching and Learning: Technological Advances
Zou, Bin; Xing, Minjie; Wang, Yuping; Sun, Mingyu; Xiang, Catherine H.
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).
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Computer Assisted Instruction, Web 2.0 Technologies, Web Sites, Social Networks, Instructional Design, Computer Software, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Mediated Communication, Integrated Learning Systems, Educational Assessment, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Intercultural Communication, Cooperative Learning, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Communities of Practice, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, College Instruction, Comparative Analysis, Chinese, Student Characteristics, Case Studies, Adult Education, French, Learner Engagement, Personal Autonomy, Interaction, Pronunciation Instruction, Program Development, Program Implementation, Teacher Education, Open Source Technology, Virtual Classrooms
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Students; Teachers; Policymakers
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Identifiers - Location: China; United Kingdom