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Banditvilai, Choosri – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2016
This paper presents a case study of using blended learning to enhance students' language skills and learner autonomy in an Asian university environment. Blended learning represents an educational environment for much of the world where computers and the Internet are readily available. It combines self-study with valuable face-to-face interaction…
Descriptors: Language Skills, Blended Learning, Case Studies, Asians
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Kotani, Katsunori; Yoshimi, Takehiko; Nanjo, Hiroaki; Isahara, Hitoshi – English Language Teaching, 2016
In order to develop effective teaching methods and computer-assisted language teaching systems for learners of English as a foreign language who need to study the basic linguistic competences for writing, pronunciation, reading, and listening, it is necessary to first investigate which vocabulary and grammar they have or have not yet learned.…
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Accuracy, Language Fluency, Linguistic Competence
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Chang, Anna C-S.; Millett, Sonia – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2016
This study investigates the effects on developing L2 listening fluency through doing extended listening-focused activities after reading and listening to audio graded readers. Seventy-six EFL university students read and listened to a total of 15 graded readers in a 15-week extensive listening programme. They were divided into three groups (Group…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Fluency
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Son, Jiseong; Kim, Jeong-Dong; Na, Hong-Seok; Baik, Doo-Kwon – Educational Technology & Society, 2016
In this research, we propose a Social Learning Management System (SLMS) enabling real-time and reliable feedback for incorrect answers by learners using a social network service (SNS). The proposed system increases the accuracy of learners' assessment results by using a confidence scale and a variety of social feedback that is created and shared…
Descriptors: Integrated Learning Systems, Feedback (Response), Social Networks, Accuracy
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Ishikawa, Masako – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2015
Languaging has been identified as a contributor to language learning. Yet, compared to oral languaging, such as collaborative dialogs in contextualized settings, little seems to be known about written languaging. In order to fill this gap, this study investigates languaging in the form of "metanotes," that is, metatalk in a written…
Descriptors: Translation, Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency, English (Second Language)
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Yang, Ju Yin; Che, Pei-Chun – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2015
This paper investigates college students' English language learning through use of Dr. Eye Android handheld mobile Internet device (MID). Compared to related studies, students' English learning using MIDs has not been evaluated and fully understood in the field of higher education. Quantitatively, the researchers used TOEIC pretest and posttest to…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Improvement, English Language Learners, Electronic Learning
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Kuo, Yu-Chen; Chu, Hui-Chun; Huang, Chi-Hao – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
Learning English is an important and challenging task for English as Foreign Language (EFL) students. Educators had indicated that, without proper learning support, most EFL students might feel frustrated while learning English, which could significantly affect their learning performance. In the past research, learning usually utilized grouping,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language)
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Conroy, Mark A.; Antón-Méndez, Inés – Second Language Research, 2015
This study investigated whether second language (L2) learners of English could learn to produce stranded prepositions through structural priming. Structural priming is the tendency for speakers to repeat the structure of previously experienced sentences, without intention or conscious awareness of such behaviour, and is thought to be associated…
Descriptors: Language Research, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Form Classes (Languages)
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Chen, Lisa Wen Chun – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2015
Reading strategies are beneficial to learners' reading comprehension. The strategies can be divided into different categories, such as global reading strategies, problem solving strategies and support strategies. Most previous studies investigated the importance of reading strategies in the paper-based reading. However, relatively few studies…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries, Reading Strategies
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Toh, Glenn – Language and Education, 2014
This article examines issues pertaining to content instruction in English in a Japanese higher education institution. It notes that Japan's economic success in the latter part of the twentieth century was achieved with Japanese as the medium of instruction and observes that in terms of ideology and cultural politics at least, there are inherent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Kyun, Suna; Kalyuga, Slava; Sweller, John – Journal of Experimental Education, 2013
Worked examples, commonly used in technical domains, are rarely used in language areas such as English literature. In 3 experiments, Korean university students for whom English was a foreign language received worked examples intended to facilitate problem solving in the ill-structured domain of English literature. During the learning phase, half…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Feryok, Anne – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2013
What is the role of the teacher in developing learner autonomy? The limited research in this area is seldom situated in theory and often based on self-reported data. This study is situated in sociocultural theory and draws on two constructs, the zone of proximal development and imitation, to explain the teacher's role in developing autonomy. The…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Personal Autonomy, Class Activities, Foreign Countries
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Ting, Kuang-yun; Chao, Mie-sheng – English Language Teaching, 2013
This study analyzes vocational college students' self-regulated strategies for blended learning. It investigates whether there are any differences in self-regulated learning strategies among students with gender and achievement variables. Twenty-two students at a vocational college in an EFL (English as a Foreign Language) context participated in…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Learning Strategies, Metacognition, English (Second Language)
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Shim, Yae Jie – Teaching English with Technology, 2013
The error-correction program "Criterion" provides students with an immediate essay feedback using tools that can analyze and review writing automatically. This feedback covers grammar, usage, mechanics, style, organization, and development. With its diagnostic tools for scoring essays and offering relevant feedback, the error-correction…
Descriptors: Error Correction, Writing Evaluation, Essays, Scoring
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