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Yang, Se Jeong – Language Learning & Technology, 2018
The aim of this study was to gain insights into how language learners perceive two online interactional contexts and how these perceptions impact the learners' participation in eTandem learning. This study incorporated pair work with group discussion as interactional contexts, connecting Korean language learners with English language learners.…
Descriptors: Korean, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Group Discussion
Pei, Li – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of virtual literature circles (VLCs) on Chinese university English as a foreign language (EFL) students' independent English reading. The importance of independent reading for EFL students to develop critical thinking, language proficiency, and good readership was extensively discussed and…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Zheng, Dongping; Schmidt, Matthew; Hu, Ying; Liu, Min; Hsu, Jesse – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
The purpose of this research was to explore the relationships between design, learning, and translanguaging in a 3D collaborative virtual learning environment for adolescent learners of Chinese and English. We designed an open-ended space congruent with ecological and dialogical perspectives on second language acquisition. In such a space,…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Educational Environment, Chinese, Language Acquisition
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Galla, Candace Kaleimamoowahinekapu – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2016
Within the last two decades, there has been increased interest in how technology supports Indigenous language revitalization and reclamation efforts. This paper considers the effect technology has on Indigenous language learning and teaching, while conceptualizing how language educators, speakers, learners, and technology users holistically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Language Maintenance, Computer Mediated Communication
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Fuchs, Carolin – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2016
This exploratory study contributes to the underexplored area of collaborative task formats in telecollaboration. The study investigates how English as a second language (ESL) student teachers in the US and English as a foreign language (EFL) student teachers in Turkey negotiated the design, implementation, and evaluation of technology-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Cooperative Learning
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Bigelow, Cale A.; Kaminski, John E., III – Natural Sciences Education, 2016
Most undergraduate students arrive on campus fluent in electronic communication methods and social media (SM). This cultural or communication shift presents both opportunities and challenges in pedagogy. Social media allows users to share and network with geographically diverse individuals and has the potential for engaging students both inside…
Descriptors: Social Media, Social Networks, Electronic Learning, Preferences
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Kozar, Olga – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2016
Videoconferencing tools, like Skype, etc., are being increasingly used in language education worldwide. Despite assumed socio-affective and pedagogical benefits of using webcams in synchronous online language lessons, such as the feeling of co-presence or the possibilities of non-verbal communication, little is known about attitudes held by…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Online Courses, Web Based Instruction, Photography
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Nganga, Lydiah – Journal of International Social Studies, 2016
The teaching force in the United States of America is still predominantly white and monolingual. Yet, the U.S. population is rapidly becoming culturally and ethnically diverse. As a result, white teachers have expressed doubt in their efficacy in teaching students whose cultures are different than theirs (Helfrich & Bean, 2011). The purpose of…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Preservice Teachers, Teaching Methods, Childrens Literature
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Green, Judith L.; Dai, Yun; Joo, Jenna; Williams, Edward; Liu, Ang; Lu, Stephen C.-Y. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
This study examines what the members of an interdisciplinary research alliance, at the intersection of Engineering and Education Ethnography, learned through ongoing dialogues among members (2012-2014). The analyses make visible how, and for what purpose(s), this interdisciplinary "research alliance" was constructed, including the…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Ethnography, Research, Teaching Methods
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Zheng, Binbin; Niiya, Melissa; Warschauer, Mark – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2015
While collaborative learning and collaborative writing can be of great value to student learning, the implementation of a technology-supported collaborative learning environment is a challenge. With their built-in features for supporting collaborative writing and social communication, wikis are a promising platform for collaborative learning;…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Collaborative Writing, Web Sites, Web 2.0 Technologies
Gimeno, Ana, Ed. – European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL), 2015
"The EUROCALL Review" is EUROCALL's open access online scientific journal. Regular sections include: (1) Reports on EUROCALL Special Interest Groups: up-to-date information on SIG activities; (2) Projects: reports on on-going CALL or CALL-related R&D projects; (3) Recommended websites: reports and reviews of examples of good practice…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Web Sites, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Russell, William Benedict, III, Ed. – International Society for the Social Studies, 2015
The "International Society for the Social Studies (ISSS) Annual Conference Proceedings" is a peer-reviewed professional publication published once a year following the annual conference. The following papers are included in the 2015 proceedings: (1) Local History and Local Culture at the Core of Elementary Social Studies Curriculum (C.…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Social Studies, Elementary Education, Local History
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Carmo, Mafalda, Ed. – Online Submission, 2015
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Conference on Education and New Developments 2015-END 2015, taking place in Porto, Portugal, from 27 to 29 of June. Education, in our contemporary world, is a right since we are born. Every experience has a formative effect on the constitution of the human being, in the way one thinks, feels and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational Change, Educational Trends