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Zhang, Juwu – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2014
Task-Oriented Internet Assisted English Teaching and Learning (TIAETL) is a new English teaching and learning model which integrates the Internet-assisted and task-oriented teaching. This article analyzed the worldwide tendency of English teaching and prerequisites for TIAETL in colleges. The TIAETL has the following advantages:…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Internet, Teaching Methods
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Buyse, Kris – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2012
Teaching foreign language writing often lacks adjustments to the requirements of today's students of the "Internet Generation" (iGen): traditionally teachers set a--not very inspiring--topic, a deadline and then return a discouraging, manually underlined and/or annotated text without systematic labeling. The annotated document is then…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Internet
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Krüger, Ralph – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2012
This article sets out to illustrate possible applications of electronic corpora in the translation classroom. Starting with a survey of corpus use within corpus-based translation studies, the didactic value of corpora in the translation classroom and their epistemic value in translation teaching and practice will be elaborated. A typology of…
Descriptors: Translation, Computational Linguistics, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Istifci, Ilknur; Kaya, Zeki – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2011
We can call the education offered by using the Internet environment as "teaching through the Internet". Such a teaching contributes to interaction, which is not sufficient in traditional classrooms most of the time. It gives the geographically separated students the opportunity of exchanging ideas and information, collaborative learning,…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Cooperative Learning, Social Environment, Internet
Laborda, Jesus Garcia – Online Submission, 2010
Webquests have been used for some time to research a variety of topics. According to Lacina (2007), a webquest is an inquiry-based technology activity designed by Bernie Dodge and Tom March in which information is usually drawn from the Internet, and is a powerful instructional exercise both for teachers and students.Webquests enhance personal and…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Tourism, Oral Language, Experiential Learning
Kartal, Erdogan; Arikan, Arda – Online Submission, 2010
The effects of information and communication technologies, which are rapidly improving and spreading in the current age, can be seen in the field of training and education as well as in all other fields. Unlike previous technologies, the Internet, which is the concrete compound of those technologies, provides users with the trio of audio, text and…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Internet, Teaching Methods, Computer Literacy
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Salcedo, Claudia S. – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2010
Action research was conducted for two consecutive semesters comparing beginning level Spanish courses taught in the traditional classroom and the same class taught exclusively in the language lab. A subsequent semester compared an intermediate class taught in the traditional classroom compared to the same class conducted online. Assessment scores…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Grade Point Average, Student Evaluation, Educational Technology
Littlewood, William – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2010
In developing strategies for increasing learner involvement, a key factor is the extent to which these strategies are compatible with learners' own expectations and preferences. In order to explore this factor, tertiary students in four Asian countries were asked (in an online survey designed on the basis of exploratory interviews) to give their…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Factor Analysis, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
Abdallah, Mahmoud Mohammad Sayed – Online Submission, 2010
English language learning in general, and TESOL in particular, has been recently associated with some new literacy practices imposed by the Internet and other new ICTs which, according to Coiro et al. (2008), have been defining the concept of literacy in the 21st century. The changing social practices should be accompanied by a process of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Internet, Teacher Educators, English (Second Language)
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Chun, Christian W. – Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 2009
This article explores ways in which a university Intensive English Program (IEP) featuring English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at a U.S. university functions as an institutionalized discursive space of neoliberalism. By examining discourses that one program adopts in promoting itself online, and in the curriculum material used in IEP/EAP classes,…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Ideology, Cultural Differences, Instructional Materials
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Deutschmann, Mats; Panichi, Luisa – Language Awareness, 2009
In this study, we compare the first and the last sessions from an online oral proficiency course aimed at doctoral students conducted in the virtual world Second Life. The study attempts to identify how supportive moves made by the teacher encourage learners to engage with language, and what type of linguistic behaviour in the learners leads to…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Internet
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Ranalli, Jim – CALICO Journal, 2009
A large body of research supports the efficacy of learning strategies employed in the acquisition of second language vocabulary. However, research also indicates that many such strategies are underused or misused by learners and, further, that any effort to integrate learner training in the use of such strategies into classroom instruction faces a…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development, Internet
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Furnborough, Concha; Truman, Mike – Distance Education, 2009
This qualitative study examines perceptions and use of assignment feedback among adult beginner modern foreign language learners on higher education distance learning courses. A survey of responses to feedback on assignments by 43 Open University students on beginner language courses in Spanish, French, and German indicated that respondents can be…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Open Universities, Second Language Learning, Native Speakers
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Che, Pei-Chun; Lin, Han-Yi; Jang, Hung-Chin; Lien, Yao-Nan; Tsai, Tzu-Chieh – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2009
The pervasive popularity of the Internet in the past decade has changed the way many students live and learn, in part, because modern technology has made it possible for learners to access Real-Time Multimedia information on the Internet, or research any topic of interest to them from virtually any computer anywhere in the world. Students can also…
Descriptors: Group Activities, Distance Education, Internet, Teaching Methods