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Bakla, Arif – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
It is often argued that current generations use digital technologies in different ways than older ones do. In response to the need for research on how younger generations use new technologies, this paper surveys identifiable patterns of technology use in EFL (English as a foreign language) and ESL (English as a second language) learners in daily…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Correlation
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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
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Burnett, Cathy; Merchant, Guy – Reading Teacher, 2017
Digital literacies abound in playing a foundational role in the rhythm and pattern of our lives, yet debates continue about how to harness them to teach and learn literacy. In an effort to humanize digital literacies, this department column offers a vast array of topics, from participatory work that pushes educators and researchers to communicate…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Telecommunications
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Mohammad Abu Taleb, Bibi Rahima; Coughlin, Chris; Romanowski, Michael H.; Semmar, Yassir; Hosny, Khaled – Higher Education Studies, 2017
The use of mobile devices in the university classroom is not limited to Western cultures. Rather universities in the Middle East, particularly in the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) face similar problems regarding smartphone usage in classrooms. This study utilizes Tindell and Bohlander's (2012) survey to compare results regarding cell phones and…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Undergraduate Students, Arabs
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Lan, Yu-Ju; Lin, Yen-Ting – Educational Technology & Society, 2016
The current study aimed at investigating how mobile seamless technology can be used to enhance the pragmatic competence of learners of Chinese as a second language (CSL). 34 overseas CSL learners participated in this study. They were randomly assigned into two groups: the classroom group, executing language tasks in fake contexts in a traditional…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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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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Frydenberg, Mark; Andone, Diana – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2016
Purpose: Short videos, also known as micro-videos, have emerged as a platform for sharing ideas, experiences and life events via online social networks. This paper aims to share preliminary results of a study, involving students from two universities who created six-second videos using the Vine mobile app to explain or illustrate technological…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Social Media, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Jin, Seunghee – Language Learning & Technology, 2015
Foreign language learners often have limited opportunity to interact with people from the target culture and develop their intercultural competence (IC) through those interactions both inside and outside of the classroom. To identify a new opportunity to engage Korean EFL learners in innovative ways to maximize target language interactions and…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Technology Uses in Education, Intercultural Communication, Cultural Awareness
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Chen, Chi Wai Jason – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
This study is to investigate the effectiveness of using mobile devices such as iPhone/iPad/android phone/tablet to facilitate mobile learning in aural skills. The application "Auralbook" was designed in 2011 by an engineer/musician to use mobile devices to learn aural skills. This application enables students to sing, record, clap and…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices
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Skarbek, Denise; Atkins, Holly; Hahn, Karen; Parrish, Patricia A.; Bakerson, Michelle; Okrah, Kwadwo – Journal of the International Association of Special Education, 2015
Inclusion of children with disabilities takes on various degrees in different countries, for example, the concept of inclusion in Germany is in its infant stage. A majority of students are still in segregated special schools (European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education, 2012); whereas, the United States mandates free and appropriate…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Cultural Differences, Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship