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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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Becerra, Nelson, Ed.; Biasini, Rosalba, Ed.; Magedera-Hofhansl, Hanna, Ed.; Reimão, Ana, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The present volume collects papers from InnoConf18 [Innovative Language Teaching and Learning at University Conference], which took place at the University of Liverpool in June 2018. The theme of the conference was "New trends in language teaching and learning at university." The contributions collected here aim to reflect on best…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Kurose, Mikiko – Research-publishing.net, 2019
Interacting with peers can be difficult for some students, due to their personality as well as to their learning styles. This paper shows how the Task-Based Approach (TBA) can be implemented and how digital resources can be used in language teaching and learning to enhance the students' experience and foster autonomy. To do so, I describe tasks I…
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Japanese
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Di Maio, Fabrizio – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This paper illustrates the use of two language-teaching and learning methods (process drama and theatre) in a class of Italian. Process drama is based on improvisation, over-identification, and dramatisation from a short set of coordinates that students can read just a few minutes before the activity that will be later performed in class (see…
Descriptors: Drama, Theater Arts, Italian, Second Language Learning
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Li, Miao – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The present paper discusses ways of incorporating two digital tools, Desire2Learn (D2L) and Google Docs, in language teaching and learning. Data were collected from four French language modules offered at the University of Calgary. Through the analysis of the tutor's observations and module evaluations, this paper explores the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Computer Software, Second Language Learning