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Enkin, Elizabeth; Mejias-Bikani, Errapel – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2016
In this paper, we discuss the benefits of using online translators in the foreign language classroom. Specifically, we discuss how faulty online translator output can be used to create activities that help raise metalinguistic awareness of second language grammar and of the differences between grammatical constructions in the first and second…
Descriptors: Translation, Internet, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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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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Pellet, Stephanie H. – CALICO Journal, 2012
Most pedagogical applications of wikis in foreign language education draw on this collaborative tool to improve (formal) writing skills or to develop target language cultural sensitivity, missing largely on the opportunity to support student-developed L2 content knowledge. Seeking an alternative to traditional teacher-centered approaches, this…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Computer Mediated Communication, Sociolinguistics, Course Content
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Godwin-Jones, Robert – Language Learning & Technology, 2012
Five years ago in the February, 2007, issue of LLT, I wrote about developments in digital video of potential interest to language teachers. Since then, there have been major changes in options for video capture, editing, and delivery. One of the most significant has been the rise in popularity of video-based storytelling, enabled largely by…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Videoconferencing, Handheld Devices, Electronic Publishing
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Miller, Lindsay; Hafner, Christoph A.; Fun, Connie Ng Kwai – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2012
This article presents a new approach to English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course design. Situated in the context of an English-medium university in Hong Kong, the article describes an undergraduate course in English for science, which focused not only on traditional academic genres but also engaged students in the creation of a multimodal…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Video Technology, Student Projects, Student Attitudes
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Liou, Hsien-Chin – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2012
Various language learning projects using "Second Life" (SL) have been documented; still, their specific learning potentials, particularly in English as a foreign language (EFL) context, remain to be explored. The current study aims to add one piece of empirical evidence on how SL can be infused into a computer-assisted language learning…
Descriptors: Evidence, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Internet
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Vinogradova, Polina; Linville, Heather A.; Bickel, Beverly – TESOL Journal, 2011
This article explores the power of English language learners' digital stories as student-centered projects and offers practical suggestions for language teachers interested in trying digital storytelling. The article explains pedagogical practices and digital storytelling in the context of contemporary scholarship on inclusive pedagogy,…
Descriptors: Expertise, Communities of Practice, Second Language Learning, Student Diversity
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Kilimci, Songul – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2010
The rapid growth of the Internet, the global collection of interconnected computer networks, is both stimulative and instructive. The Internet has become one of the most powerful resources in accessing information. It is used for entertainment, sharing items, collecting and analyzing data, conducting interviews, chatting, downloading, and so on as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Integration
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Morgan, Brian – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2009
This paper describes a content-based English for academic purposes (EAP) course, "Language and Public Life", and its major assignment, a research essay that critiques media coverage of a current event or social issue. The pedagogical context in which this assignment is realised underpins the forms of critical inquiry expected. The selection of…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Social Problems, News Reporting, Internet
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Bo-Kristensen, Mads; Ankerstjerne, Niels Ole; Neutzsky-Wulff, Chresteria; Schelde, Herluf – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2009
One of the major challenges in second and foreign language education, is to create links between formal and informal learning environments. Mobile City and Language Guides present examples of theoretical and practical reflections on such links. This paper presents and discusses the first considerations of Mobile City and Language Guides in…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Maps, Geographic Location, Internet
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Enjelvin, Geraldine Daniele – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2009
This article sets out to illustrate the needs of a registered blind undergraduate student embarking upon a post-A-level French course at the University of Northampton. It also reflects upon (1) some of the challenges faced by the higher education (HE) tutors concerned and (2) the key adjustments put into place with a view to adopting…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Accessibility (for Disabled), French, Teaching Methods
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Hardwick, Susan W.; Davis, Robert L. – Journal of Geography, 2009
The use of content-based language instruction (CBI) offers an innovative and effective method for teaching core geographic concepts and skills while students study a second language. This article focuses on a collaborative initiative developed and tested by university and high school level geography and second-language educators. The goal of the…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Geography, Geographic Concepts, Second Language Instruction
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Molina, Maria Teresa Lopez-Mezquita – Indian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2009
Lexical competence is considered to be an essential step in the development and consolidation of a student's linguistic ability, and thus the reliable assessment of such competence turns out to be a fundamental aspect in this process. The design and construction of vocabulary tests has become an area of special interest, as it may provide teachers…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Second Language Learning, Computer Assisted Testing, Foreign Countries
Smith, Ann F. V., Ed.; Strong, Gregory, Ed. – Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL), 2009
"Adult Language Learners: Context and Innovation" presents instructional practices that are particularly successful with adults. Adult language learners are goal oriented and direct their learning to fulfill particular needs or demands: to advance their studies, to progress up the career ladder, to follow business opportunities, to pass…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Personal Autonomy, Foreign Countries