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Shao, Yinjuan; Crook, Charles – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2015
We explored the use of mobile social software, in the form of a mobile group blog, to assist cultural learning. The potential of using this technology for cultural adaptation among overseas students was examined as those students adapted to the everyday life of studying abroad. Two pilot studies and a successful field study of a mobile group blog…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, College Students, Student Journals
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Shao, Yinjuan – Research-publishing.net, 2011
Although much attention has been devoted to learning a second language in the authentic language environment, learners still have limited opportunities to stay there for a longer time. The internet has opened up a gateway for learners to a virtual foreign world while mobile technology is bringing more features from the real world. In this study we…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications