NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Publication Date
In 20190
Since 20183
Since 2015 (last 5 years)10
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing all 10 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Fornara, Fabrizio – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The global diffusion of the Internet and the rise in affordable digital electronic devices has exponentially increased the access to culturally authentic materials (Hadley, 2001). Foreign language educators can take advantage of this wealth of resources to design activities that encourage students to explore a foreign culture online (Bush, 2007).…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Cultural Awareness, Language Teachers, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tafazoli, Dara, Ed.; Gomez Parra, M. Elena, Ed.; Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The ability to effectively communicate with individuals from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds is an invaluable asset. Learning a second language proves useful as students navigate the culturally diverse world; however, studying a second language can be difficult for learners who are not immersed in the real and natural environment of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Technology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Janssen Sanchez, Brianna – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Using both quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry, this dissertation study undertakes an exploration of the dynamics of the social interaction in discourse co-constructed by pairs of college students in telecollaborative tandem exchanges. Two groups of participants, Mexican learners of English as a foreign language and American learners…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Interaction, Interpersonal Relationship, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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