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Troncarelli, Donatella; Villarini, Andrea – Research-publishing.net, 2017
Over the last few decades the international dimension of higher education has grown significantly as internationalization has become a strategic goal for many governments. Students on the move worldwide reached five million in 2015 and their number is increasing at a rate of 10% each year. Many of these students need to develop proficiency in the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Online Courses, Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency
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McLoughlin, Laura; Magnoni, Francesca – Research-publishing.net, 2017
This paper discusses the rationale and structure of two Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) created as part of the EU-funded Move-Me project, which aims to develop two MOOCs and open educational resources for university learners participating in mobility programmes in Europe. The MOOCs are designed to help learners develop the skills necessary to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Mass Instruction
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Mehran, Parisa; Alizadeh, Mehrasa; Koguchi, Ichiro; Takemura, Haruo – Research-publishing.net, 2017
This paper outlines the iterative stages involved in designing and developing a blended course of English for General Academic Purposes (EGAP) at Osaka University. First, the basic Successive Approximation Model (SAM 1) is introduced as the guiding instructional design model upon which the course was created. Afterward, the stages of design and…
Descriptors: Best Practices, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, English for Academic Purposes
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Tian, Yan – Research-publishing.net, 2017
Translation is one of the items tested in many national English proficiency tests for non-English majors in China because translation competence is regarded as one of the productive language skills which could be used to assess learners' language proficiency. However, the feedback on translation exercises and self-tests are usually provided by…
Descriptors: Translation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Brine, John; Kaneko, Emiko; Heo, Younghyon; Vazhenin, Alexander; Bateson, Gordon – Research-publishing.net, 2015
In 2014, the University of Aizu was accepted for participation in Japan's national TOP Global University (TGU) initiative. In this paper, we describe our use of video interviewing to prepare Japanese students for our Global Experience Gateway study abroad TGU project. Our university specializes in computer science education at undergraduate and…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Interviews, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Kwon, Oh-Woog; Lee, Kiyoung; Kim, Young-Kil; Lee, Yunkeun – Research-publishing.net, 2015
This paper introduces a Dialog-Based Computer-Assisted second-Language Learning (DB-CALL) system using semantic and grammar correctness evaluations and the results of its experiment. While the system dialogues with English learners about a given topic, it automatically evaluates the grammar and content properness of their English utterances, then…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Semantics, Grammar, Teaching Methods