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Sebastian, Paul – International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This study was conducted in order to better understand how, if at all, language centers (LCs) are relevant in current technological and methodological contexts of second language education. Five language centers housed by four different institutions of higher education in the western United States were examined. Two representatives from each of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Program Effectiveness, Second Language Learning
Faria, Ann-Marie; Bergey, Rebecca; Baird, Ashley Simpson; Lishinski, Alex – American Institutes for Research, 2019
Although English language learners (ELLs) have an increasing presence in postsecondary education, their unique needs are often unmet by institutions of higher education, partly resulting from their diversity--they vary in their educational backgrounds, English proficiency levels, career goals, and reasons for learning English. Many ELLs spend…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, English Language Learners, Higher Education, Language Proficiency
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Artieda, Gemma; Clements, Bindi – Research-publishing.net, 2019
Wall Street English has built online activities that allow students to record phrases and receive word-level Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) driven pronunciation feedback. Students in language centres in China, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, and Italy (N=2,867) used ASR-Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) activities, and some (N=482) completed a…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Marazzi, Alessandra – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2019
Autonomy and self-learning are ongoing challenges for universities generally, and for their language centres specifically when it comes to language learning and acquisition. The University of Modena and Reggio Emilia has always paid attention to both fostering autonomy in its learners and developing customized language learning activities. Among…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Management Systems
Reyes, Venecia Tejada – Online Submission, 2019
The purpose of this research was to analyze Impact of the Use of Laboratories on EFL Teaching in Primary School. The motivation of the student is one of the fundamental pillars to achieve academic success in the teaching of any subject and fundamentally in that of a second language. Implementing a language laboratory in your school creates a…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Laboratories
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Okumus Ceylan, Nuray – International Online Journal of Education and Teaching, 2019
In our institution, Quartet (computer software program) was a part of the curriculum which provides the students with the opportunity to work on their own in order to develop their language skills. To what extent the learners benefit from the materials and the time provided for them mainly depends on students since as Dakin suggests (1973)…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, English (Second Language), Personal Autonomy, Student Attitudes
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Robson, Graham G.; Hardy, Darrell J. – International Education Studies, 2018
One way to promote autonomy in the second language can be through the use of Self-access Centres (SACs). These are spaces for students to engage in activities such as self-study or communication with other learners, or native-speakers of the target language. However, merely having these spaces available does not guarantee that students will use…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Personal Autonomy, Self Determination, Language Laboratories
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Robinson, Ian Michael – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2018
With the advent of web 2.0 and the ease of use of many hand-held devices, access to the internet has never been easier. This has been accompanied by a growing range of sites available for learning an L2. These sites offer lessons, explanations, exercises, corrections and feedback. It now becomes time once again to question whether physical bricks…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Hawkins, Melissa Williamson – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
English language tutoring and/or self-access centers are services commonly offered as curricular support to English language program students in educational environments worldwide. This paper argues that the theory of self-directed learning (SDL) from the field of adult education should be considered alongside the equally-important areas of…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Shih, Ru-Chu – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2017
In recent years, the rapid advancement of information technology has had a great impact on our daily life and changed the world in which we operate; in particular, mobile devices have become more portable and powerful than ever. As a result, mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) and ubiquitous learning have been widely adopted in a variety of…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Electronic Learning, College Students, Language Laboratories
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Mohammed, Abdelaziz – English Language Teaching, 2017
This study aims at determining the relationship between language labs and the effective ways of mastering better performance of English language. The study raised two questions. They are "Is language laboratory useful in teaching English to Saudi students?" And "How do language labs help in improving students' performance?"…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Laboratories
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Crosthwaite, Peter – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2017
An increasing number of studies have looked at the value of corpus-based data-driven learning (DDL) for second language (L2) written error correction, with generally positive results. However, a potential conundrum for language teachers involved in the process is how to provide feedback on students' written production for DDL. The study looks at…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Error Correction, Morphology (Languages), Syntax
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Harvey, Julia; Owen, David; Palumbo, Giuseppe – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2017
The Translation Focus Group (TFG) within CercleS has paid particular attention to issues concerning the production of multilingual institutional texts within the context of European higher education, specifically in order to enhance the quality and effectiveness of terminology and style in ways that ensure the availability of the best possible…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multilingual Materials, Instructional Materials, Translation
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Rajagopalan, Uma Maheswari – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2017
In order to motivate ESL students and engage them in different tasks effectively, it is necessary to make the tasks novel to the students. As one possible way of introducing novelty in the course, films could be used advantageously. In this study, a writing course integrated with videos of movies and cultural festival of different regions of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Ramírez, Alexander – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2017
This paper presents the results of an Action-Research cycle conducted at Universidad del Valle, which aimed at fostering learner autonomy in freshmen from a foreign languages program, within an English course. The study established the freshmen's entrance profile regarding learner autonomy, and implemented a course based on the development of…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, College Freshmen, Intervention, English (Second Language)
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