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Hembrough, Tara – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Tackling environmental and sustainability issues has grown in popularity in writing courses. Yet, for teachers designing professional and technical writing classes, what are the benefits and drawbacks in asking students to interact with place-based discourses in their digital compositions, including blogs? How does implementing an ecocomposition…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Writing Instruction, Technical Writing
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Dziemianko, Anna – ReCALL, 2019
Today, people want to consult dictionaries of good quality, but they expect them to be available online for free. For this reason, publishers need advertisements to cover the costs of producing and maintaining online dictionary content. This paper aims to investigate the role of advertisements in language reception, production, and learning…
Descriptors: Role, Dictionaries, Electronic Publishing, Advertising
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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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Johnson, Mandy; Bledsoe, Christie; Pilgrim, Jodi; Lowery-Moore, Hollis – SRATE Journal, 2019
This study explores an online chat to determine how the dimensions of communities of practices (CoP) are reflected in participants' interactions on Twitter. The educational discussions, or Twitter chats, take place in an online microblogging platform. The CoP framework offers an approach to understanding the dimensions of mutual engagement, joint…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Communities of Practice, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Hsiao, E-Ling; Huang, Xiaoxia – Journal of Educators Online, 2019
This article discusses the strategies to support Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) using a wiki site in online courses and examines student perceptions of the helpfulness of the wiki site and the applied PKM-related strategies. Fifty-seven students in six online class sessions completed a 25-item perception survey. The results showed that…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Electronic Publishing, Online Courses, Student Attitudes
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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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Xie, Ying; Lin, Shu-Yuan – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
This study reports the effects of using word clouds to support students' knowledge integration from online inquiry as demonstrated by blog posts, tags and concept maps. Fifty-four undergraduate students from a medium-sized university in the northwestern United States were randomly assigned into two groups and blogged for five weeks. To support…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Web Sites, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Inquiry
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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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Bush, Sarah A.; Seibel, Megan M.; Corkins, Chelsea R.; Elliott-Engel, Jeremy – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
Leadership inquiry lacks robust studies designed to understand processes as opposed to outcomes. This qualitative case study explored the process of reflection through blogs to evaluate the Virginia Agriculture Leaders Obtaining Results (VALOR) program. We open-coded blog entries for reflection on capacity building and competency development…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Leadership Training, Agricultural Education
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Hall, Leigh A. – Literacy Research and Instruction, 2018
The use of blogging as an instructional practice has the potential to reshape teacher education. The purpose of this year-long project was to examine how blogging worked to support inservice K through 12 literacy teachers' professional development. I found that the blogging that occurred in this study demonstrated that, without support, teachers…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Diaries, Elementary Secondary Education
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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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Li, Kun; Darr, Kent; Gao, Fei – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
Researchers have recognized the role that microblogging tools play in enhancing the effectiveness of communication and interaction in the classroom. However, few studies have specifically examined how to use microblogging tools to bring educational resources into the classroom to enrich the student learning experience. The exploratory case study…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Web Sites
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