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Lertola, Jennifer – Research-publishing.net, 2019
Rapid technological changes have given rise to new methods and opportunities in language learning. In the past two decades, interest has been growing in the integration of Audiovisual Translation (AVT) with a communicative approach to language learning and teaching. AVT indicates the transfer of verbal language in audiovisual media and it is…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Audiovisual Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Baroni, Alice; Dooly, Melinda; García, Pilar Garcés; Guth, Sarah; Hauck, Mirjam; Helm, Francesca; Lewis, Tim; Mueller-Hartmann, Andreas; O'Dowd, Robert; Rienties, Bart; Rogaten, Jekaterina – Research-publishing.net, 2019
Students of initial teacher education need to be prepared for the classrooms of tomorrow. Teachers require the necessary skills and competences to teach in culturally diverse contexts, to collaborate across disciplines, and to use technologies in innovative ways; but the Digital Economy and Society Index reports that only 20-25% of students in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy
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Baroni, Alice; Dooly, Melinda; García, Pilar Garcés; Guth, Sarah; Hauck, Mirjam; Helm, Francesca; Lewis, Tim; Mueller-Hartmann, Andreas; O'Dowd, Robert; Rienties, Bart; Rogaten, Jekaterina – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This executive summary presents the main findings from the EVALUATE European Policy Experiment Project. The EVALUATE project was a European policy experimentation funded by the European Commission's Erasmus+ programme (EACEA/34/2015). The aim of policy experimentations is to assess the effectiveness and potential scalability of innovative policy…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication
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Giannikas, Christina Nicole, Ed.; Constantinou, Elis Kakoulli, Ed.; Papadima-Sophocleous, Salomi, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This volume gives readers insights on the use of technology in professional development programmes and content knowledge that can enrich teacher education. Every chapter of the book builds, through research, an analysis and discussion of CALL [Computer Assisted Language Learning] matters and professional development. The purpose of the EuroCALL…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Information Technology, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Gorham, Tom; Jubaed, Sam; Sanyal, Tannishtha; Starr, Emma L. – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This chapter describes a small-scale pilot study in which participants in the experimental group learned how to write Japanese kanji characters within an immersive Virtual Reality (VR) graffiti simulator (the Kingspray Graffiti Simulator on the Oculus Rift VR system). In comparing the experimental group to the non-VR control group in the context…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Kakoulli Constantinou, Ellis – Research-publishing.net, 2019
In an era of continuous technological advancement and severe financial crisis, the cloud computing paradigm has become one of the most prominent and influential developments in information technology since the emergence of the Internet. This chapter describes the second phase of an action research study, which aimed at addressing the problem of…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Software
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Soulé, María Victoria; Papadima-Sophocleous, Salomi – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The present study examines Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) practices in the Cypriot Higher Education (HE) system and their relation to teachers' education in CALL and professional development. It involves 28 second language instructors from public and private universities in the Republic of Cyprus. A survey was designed to assess CALL…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Faculty Development, Computer Assisted Instruction, Private Colleges
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Goria, Cecilia; Kostantinidiss, Angelos; Kilvinski, Bryan; Dogan, Betul Eroglu – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The emergence of Web 2.0 has created diverse opportunities for continuing professional development in the area of language teaching. This article begins by presenting how the pedagogical model implemented in an online postgraduate programme integrates the Personal Learning Environment and Personal Learning Network (PLE and PLN) concept and…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Faculty Development, Web 2.0 Technologies, Online Courses
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Kitano, Chika; Mills, Daniel; Kohyama, Megumi – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This chapter describes an inquiry into how Japanese university students who have participated in study-abroad negotiate their identity on Social Networking Sites (SNSs) when interacting informally in English with non-Japanese interlocutors. SNSs provide a unique opportunity for English language learners to practise their skills in an informal…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Social Networks, College Students, English (Second Language)
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Loranc-Paszylk, Barbara, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This volume provides a timely focus on various aspects related to foreign language learning and teaching within the university context. It discusses current issues, such as: increasing popularity of English Medium Instruction (EMI), communication in English as a Lingua Franca, staying abroad, and provisions of English for professional or academic…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Language of Instruction
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Hüttner, Julia – Research-publishing.net, 2019
Bilingual education programmes involving English are currently experiencing an unprecedented rise in popularity, both at school and at university levels. While one of the aims of such educational programmes lies in developing both academic knowledge and language proficiency, our understanding of the interface between these two elements -- language…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Lewandowska, Elwira – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The present contribution discusses the importance of communicative strategies in introducing English as a Lingua Franca (ELF). A brief meta-analysis of the research conducted in the area of pragmatics reveals that one of the most salient elements of using ELF is the users' ability to conduct meaningful exchanges through various communicative…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Official Languages
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Kodura, Malgorzata – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The aim of this paper is to make a point in a discussion whether and to what extent it is advisable to incorporate language instruction activities into the translation course. Although translation competence is often perceived as a set of sub-competencies that always includes language skills, regardless of the theoretical framework adopted, it is…
Descriptors: Modern Languages, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Válková, Silvie; Korínková, Jana – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This paper sums up partial results of a long-term project aimed at determining specific needs in teaching advanced English students at the Institute of Foreign Languages of the Faculty of Education, Palacký University, where both authors have been teaching for more than 15 years. In our advanced English students, we have long observed a tendency…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Undergraduate Students
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Lenkaitis, Chesla Ann – Research-publishing.net, 2019
Due to competing demands of university students, short-term study abroad trips are on the rise (Lewis & Niesenbaum, 2005; NAFSA, 2003, 2019). The present study is the only study that has explored a trip of less than one week and the ways in which L2 participants have developed their intercultural competence daily. Like in Allen (2010), this…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, College Students, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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