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Sauro, Shannon; Sundmark, Bjorn – ReCALL, 2019
This paper critically examines the integration of online fanfiction practices into an advanced university English language classroom. The fanfiction project, The Blogging Hobbit, was carried out as part of a course in the teacher education program at a Swedish university for students who were specializing in teaching English at the secondary…
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cartoons
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Yeh, Hui-Chin; Tseng, Sheng-Shiang; Chen, Yu-Sheng – Educational Technology & Society, 2019
To extend the recent growth of literature on using peer feedback through blogs to enhance students' speaking performance, this study investigated the effects of online peer feedback via blogs on the speaking performance of college students studying English as a Foreign Language (EFL). Participants comprised 45 EFL college students, from two…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Peer Evaluation, Electronic Publishing, College Students
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Song, Rayoung – CALICO Journal, 2019
Given the importance of the blogosphere for autonomous language learning, many studies on computer-assisted language learning (CALL) have vigorously investigated the use of blogs in language learning. Noticeably lacking in these endeavors are investigations of language learners' social engagement with others in online spaces to define and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Electronic Publishing
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Aharonian, Nikki – English in Education, 2019
Despite the growing body of research into writing for the professional development of teachers, studies exploring writing for the learning of teacher educators are scarce. This paper offers insight into the rich professional learning which can be experienced by teacher educators when they write and facilitate writing in dialogic learning…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Faculty Development, Facilitators (Individuals), Elementary School Teachers
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Reed, Yvonne – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: In South Africa, and in many other African countries, official language-in-education policy supports the use of learners' primary language(s) in early schooling. In reality, texts in the language(s) of the former colonial power are dominant, with high-interest texts in languages familiar to young learners in short supply or…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning, Native Language, African Languages
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Aisyah, Aznur; Zainudin, Intan Safinaz; Yoan, Rou Seung – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2019
Internet application advancement has enabled Korean pop culture (K-Pop) to rapidly spread worldwide. However, technology alone is insufficient in delivering k-pop content to K-Pop fans because of language barriers. Hence, the translator's role is pivotal in decoding these data. Realising this crucial need, fans have acted as translators in…
Descriptors: Social Media, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Popular Culture
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Ndebele, Hloniphani – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2018
Within the discourse of language planning and policy, there is an increasing realisation of the strategic role of information and communication technologies in the promotion of indigenous African languages. The article discusses the strategic role that social software, in particular blogs and wiki, can and should play in the development of African…
Descriptors: African Languages, Language Planning, Information Technology, Computer Software
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van Wyk, Micheal M. – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2018
The higher education sector faces new opportunities and dilemmas such as budgetary constraints, changing student profiles, demanding quality assurance practices, efficient course delivery modes, the changing role of academics, and reliable assessment practices. At the same time, exciting opportunities are presented by Web 2.0, for example blogs,…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Phenomenology, Student Teachers
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Pérez-Torres, Vanesa; Pastor-Ruiz, Yolanda; Ben-Boubaker, Sara Abarrou – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
The main objective of this research is to analyze the content of YouTuber's videos that have the greatest impact on adolescents and their relationship with the construction of identity. The YouTube platform is one of the most commonly used by Spanish teenagers and around 70% of young people between 14 and 17 years of age prefer this network.…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Adolescents
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Hite, Rebecca; Solís, Patricia; Wargo, Lindsay; Larsen, Thomas Barclay – Education Sciences, 2018
Research suggests numerous cognitive benefits of authentic learning experiences. Beyond cognition, there are additional dimensions for learners who engage in authentic learning experiences. In education, the affective experiences of authentic learning and the role of students' social interactions remain largely unexplored. This paper examines…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Student Experience, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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Sarsar, Firat; Harmon, Stephen – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
Having knowledge of computer hardware is one of the skill sets of computer teachers that allows them to understand and predict hardware problems in advance. Therefore, computer hardware courses are often added as required courses in pre-service teacher curricula in Instructional Technology Departments. This study aimed to understand the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Chen, Juan; Liu, Yong – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: Previous studies suggest that the users of social question and answer Websites contribute their knowledge to a community in exchange for intrinsic rewards from other members, such as reciprocity and reputation. Thus, rewarding knowledge contributors is of great importance for maintaining the users of such Websites. However, there is…
Descriptors: Rewards, Web Sites, Social Exchange Theory, Foreign Countries
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Romero-Hall, Enilda; Kimmons, Royce; Veletsianos, George – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
The aim of this investigation was to gain an understanding of the use of institutional social media accounts by graduate departments. This study focused particularly on the social media accounts of instructional design (ID) graduate programs. Content and statistical analyses were conducted to examine 24,948 tweets posted by ID programs (n = 22) on…
Descriptors: Social Media, Instructional Design, Graduate Study, Graduate Students
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Abdulkarim, Aim; Ratmaningsih, Neiny; Anggraini, Diana Noor – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
The relevance of the research stems from the need to construct literacy information technology in the 21st century learning. The essential idea of this article was improving students` information literacy through "Civicpedia" as a civic education e-learning media (learning material on website, e-dictionary, video, poster, valued story,…
Descriptors: Civics, Citizenship Education, Encyclopedias, Electronic Publishing
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Alsamadani, Hashem A. – International Education Studies, 2018
The current research study investigates the effectiveness of online blogging for students' individual and group writing skills. The participants were divided into individual learners and group learners. They produced pre-writing and post-writing samples through blogging practices. The study conducted lasted for 14 weeks so that blogging could be…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Instructional Effectiveness, English (Second Language)
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