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Cohen, Andrew D.; Pinilla-Herrera, Angela; Thompson, Jonathan R.; Witzig, Lance E. – CALICO Journal, 2011
After a brief introduction to language learner strategies and grammar strategies as a subcategory, it is pointed out that research on the use of grammar strategies by learners of a second language (L2) has been limited. The article then describes the construction of a website with strategies for learning and performing Spanish grammar, with a…
Descriptors: Grammar, Spanish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Chapelle, Carol – CALICO Journal, 2005
The year of languages in the United States is a good time to reflect on where CALICO is as a professional group of technology users, developers, and researchers. The author's thoughts on this issue come from her background and concerns stemming from her work in ESL in higher education. However, most CALICO members are likely to share at least some…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Teaching Methods, Language Teachers, Educational Technology
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Jarvis, Stan – CALICO Journal, 1984
While supporting the use of interactive video technologies in public education, universities, and government, the need for standardization of the materials is stressed, which would allow for program exchange and a wider use of expertise and creativity. Concerning technology-based language learning, an emphasis on quality, yet affordable…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Economics, Educational Technology, Modern Language Curriculum
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Smith, Kim L. – CALICO Journal, 1984
Describes the programs and modifications needed to do word processing using foreign language characters. One such program, Screenwriter, uses soft character sets -- character sets which can be designed by the program user. This program has a word processing power combined with a foreign language capability that would allow any person to work with…
Descriptors: Alphabets, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Educational Technology
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Moeller, Aleidine J. – CALICO Journal, 1997
Examines issues in the incorporation of technology into second-language instruction, emphasizing the importance of having education control use of technology rather than technology controlling education. The potential value of technological innovation in promoting communicative instruction, learner autonomy, access to up-to-date materials is…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Change Strategies, Communicative Competence (Languages), Computer Assisted Instruction
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Lambert, Richard – CALICO Journal, 1989
A review of the national system of foreign language instruction explores language competency demand, formal instructional goals, use-oriented language instruction, and educational management. Systemic changes are needed for a materials production and curricular development system, individualized instruction and distance teaching strategies, and…
Descriptors: Competence, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Educational Strategies
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Curtin, Constance; Shinall, Stanley – CALICO Journal, 1984
A computer-assisted university foreign language project using individualization is described. Its advantages include improved student attitudes and learning efficiency, active practice, student privacy, and increased opportunities for teacher innovation and learning. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, Computer Assisted Instruction, Efficiency, Higher Education
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Underwood, John – CALICO Journal, 1989
Explores current uses of HyperLang, a sophisticated hypermedia authoring system that understands spoken speech, in computer-assisted foreign language learning. Software developers should adopt an educational and humanistic perspective in further developing this technology to ensure the creation of effective educational tools. (CB)
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Principles, Interactive Video