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Vinagre, Margarita – Research-publishing.net, 2021
The Linguistic Landscape (LL) is a relatively new field which draws from several disciplines such as applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, anthropology, sociology, psychology, and cultural geography. According to Landry and Bourhis (1997),"the language of public road signs, advertising billboards, street names, place names, commercial shop…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Language Planning, Signs, Naming
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Vinagre, Margarita – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
This study aims to explore the development of teachers' competences when trained in virtual collaboration. In order to do so, we analyse the data gathered from a group of nine in-service teachers who were trained in a forum and a wiki to become future telecollaborative teachers (TTs). During the course, participants worked in small groups and they…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Teacher Collaboration, Faculty Development, Teleconferencing
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Vinagre, Margarita; Corral Esteban, Avelino – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2018
The main objective of this study is to explore how students who participate in virtual intercultural exchanges use evaluative language to build rapport and encourage collaboration. Data were gathered from 211 email messages sent by 40 Spanish and American university students and were tagged following Martin and White's Appraisal model.…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Self Concept, Intercultural Communication, Electronic Mail
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Vinagre, Margarita; Wigham, Ciara R.; Giralt, Marta – Research-publishing.net, 2020
E+VE-SFI (Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange -- Spain, France, Ireland) is a higher-education VE between students from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Université Clermont Auvergne (UCA), and the University of Limerick (UL). Its primary aim is to develop the speaking skills of undergraduates enrolled in foreign language programmes. Running over a…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Exchange Programs, International Educational Exchange, Second Language Learning
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Vinagre Laranjeira, Margarita – Research-publishing.net, 2016
In this paper we explore the data gathered from a group of nine in-service teachers who were trained online to become future telecollaborative teachers. Participants from different countries worked in two small groups in a wiki designed specially to facilitate discussion and collaboration. Tasks included reading and reviewing articles on…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Electronic Learning, Web Based Instruction, Teacher Collaboration
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Esteban Bara, Francisco; Mellén Vinagre, Teodor – Educational Studies, 2019
What makes a good teacher and what motivates a person to want to teach are timeless questions that concern us all. This study focuses on those who are currently training to become teachers, more specifically undergraduates studying a degree in Primary Education in the universities of Catalonia. It adopts a quantitative methodology based on a…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Undergraduate Students, Elementary School Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Martínez-Sáez, Antonio; Corral-Esteban, Avelino; Vinagre-Laranjeira, Margarita – Research-publishing.net, 2018
With the integration of new technologies in the foreign language classroom, the practice of collaborative writing has gained renewed attention, although some questions still remain unanswered regarding the extent to which these tools help learners in their writing when compared to more traditional learning contexts (Elola & Oskoz, 2010). In…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Undergraduate Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Vinagre, Margarita; Munoz, Beatriz – Language Learning & Technology, 2011
Recent studies illustrate the potential that intercultural telecollaborative exchanges entail for language development through the use of corrective feedback from collaborating partners (Kessler, 2009; Lee, 2008; Sauro, 2009; Ware & O'Dowd, 2008). We build on this growing body of research by presenting the findings of a three-month-long…
Descriptors: Error Correction, Computer Mediated Communication, Feedback (Response), Telecommunications
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Vinagre, Margarita – Computers & Education, 2008
Computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) has been the subject of a wide range of studies over the last twenty years. Previous research suggests that CSCL exchanges can facilitate group-based learning and knowledge construction among learners who are in different geographical locations [Littleton, K. & Whitelock, D. (2004). "Guiding the…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Social Behavior, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction
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Vinagre, Margarita – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2005
This article describes an email project carried out jointly by the Institute of Modern Languages and the Department of Applied Languages at Antonio de Nebrija University in Madrid and the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) in the US during the first semester of the academic year 2004-2005. Students worked with a partner exchanging…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, International Programs, Language Proficiency, Electronic Mail
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Nicolaou, Anna – Research-publishing.net, 2021
The changing cultural and social landscape of our world today, along with the emergence of various technologies, has redefined 21st century societies. In light of these changes, new pedagogical approaches have been implemented to support civic life, education, and communication in our highly complex, digitised era (Pegrum, Dudeney, & Hockly,…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Technological Literacy, Computer Mediated Communication, Teaching Methods
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Pareja-Lora, Antonio, Ed.; Calle-Martínez, Cristina, Ed.; Rodríguez-Arancón, Pilar, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2016
This volume offers a comprehensive, up-to-date, empirical and methodological view over the new scenarios and environments for language teaching and learning recently emerged (e.g. blended learning, e-learning, ubiquitous learning, social learning, autonomous learning or lifelong learning), and also over some of the new approaches to language…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Telecommunications