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Bakla, Arif – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
It is often argued that current generations use digital technologies in different ways than older ones do. In response to the need for research on how younger generations use new technologies, this paper surveys identifiable patterns of technology use in EFL (English as a foreign language) and ESL (English as a second language) learners in daily…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Correlation
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Ba, Hoang Thu – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
In Vietnam, despite the widespread use of computers and the Internet in the educational settings, little attention has been paid to the role of the Internet in promoting students' autonomy. Particularly, in the author's real teaching context at Thuong Mai University (TMU), there exists a serious problem relating to students' lack of independency…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Sain, Noridah; Bown, Andy; Fluck, Andrew; Kebble, Paul – Research-publishing.net, 2017
In order to enhance second language (L2) acquisition, English as a Second Language (ESL) students are encouraged to exploit the abundant information and opportunities for authentic language use afforded by the Internet. This study investigated the online research and comprehension strategies employed by ESL learners in a public university in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Undergraduate Students
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Wigham, Ciara R.; Chanier, Thierry – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2015
This paper reports on a study of the interactions between text chat and audio modalities in L2 communication in a synthetic (virtual) world and observes whether the text chat modality was used for corrective feedback and the characteristics of the latter. This is examined within the context of a hybrid content and language integrated learning…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Social Systems, Internet, Computer Mediated Communication
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Islam, Mohammad Shahedul; Rahman, Mohammad Shamsur; Haque, Enamul – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
Information and Communication Technology plays an increasingly important role in the lives of learners around the world. The opportunity to seek information through computer has made reading an important language skill. In this hi-tech era, students of undergraduate programs should have high reading ability to comprehend knowledge available online…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Srichanyachon, Napaporn – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2014
The purpose of this study is to present the views, attitudes, and perspectives of undergraduate students using Learning Management System (LMS) along with traditional face-to-face learning. It attempts to understand the factors that influence the adoption of LMS based on users' own experience. The samples were 198 undergraduate students enrolled…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Internet, Ownership
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Liu, Sarah Hsueh-Jui; Lan, Yu-Ju; Ho, Cloudia Ya-Yu – Educational Technology & Society, 2014
Collaborative learning has placed an emphasis on co-constructing knowledge by sharing and negotiating meaning for problem-solving activities, and this cannot be accomplished without governing the self-regulatory processes of students. This study employed a Web-based tool, Google Docs, to determine the effects of Web-based collaboration on…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning, Internet
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Morofushi, Mari; Pasfield-Neofitou, Sarah Ellen – Language Learning Journal, 2014
With the spread of the Internet, students now have greater opportunities to use Japanese outside of the classroom. For example, they can interact with other Japanese speakers through instant messaging or social networking, or utilize online dictionaries and translation tools to decipher websites in ways that would be impossible with traditional…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Introductory Courses, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Wang, Haidan – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2014
This article introduces an ongoing effort to use Internet resources in an Advanced Business Chinese for Professionals (ABCP) course in order to deepen learners' language and cultural understanding. This course blends face-to-face (F2F) classroom instruction and online communications using Brix, an online course management system developed by the…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Course Descriptions, Course Content, Units of Study
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White, Kelsey D.; Heidrich, Emily – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 2013
Most educators are aware that some students utilize web-based machine translators for foreign language assignments, however, little research has been done to determine how and why students utilize these programs, or what the implications are for language learning and teaching. In this mixed-methods study we utilized surveys, a translation task,…
Descriptors: German, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Translation
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Atai, Mahmood Reza; Dashtestani, Reza – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2013
English for academic purposes (EAP) has established itself as a considerable part of English as a foreign language (EFL) instruction in Iranian universities. Considering the Internet as a major educational source in EAP reading courses, it is highly important that the stakeholders have positive attitudes toward it and be aware of promises and…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Stakeholders, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Vyatkina, Nina – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 2013
This study describes the design and implementation of a usage-based and corpus-based advanced German grammar course. Teaching materials for the course included DWDS, or "Digitales Worterbuch der deutschen Sprache": a large, representative, free and publicly available corpus of contemporary German texts. The article outlines specific…
Descriptors: Grammar, German, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology
Webber, Dana E. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Using technology to develop a collaborative-reflective teaching practice in a world language education methods course block for teaching certification creates unique opportunities for world language education undergraduates to learn to develop synthecultural competence for education. Such a program allows undergraduates to expand their capacity to…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reflective Teaching
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Ebrahimi, Nabi A.; Eskandari, Zahra; Rahimi, Ali – Teaching English with Technology, 2013
This study aims to explore the effects of implementing a CALL framework on the students' perceptions of their communication classroom environments. The What Is Happening In This Class? (WIHIC) questionnaire was distributed twice among 34 (F=14 and M=20) Iranian EFL students, the first time after a ten-session-long regular no-tech communication…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction
International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to Computers
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