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Mirzaei, Azizullah; Domakani, Masoud Rahimi; Rahimi, Sedigheh – ReCALL, 2016
Lexis-based views of second or foreign language (L2) teaching place prime importance on the teaching of conventionalized multi-word lexical items, or unanalyzed chunks, as a useful mechanism for fostering learners' creative production of forms and their subsequent development of L2 competence. This pretest/posttest quasiexperimental study probed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Hu, Si-Min; Vongpumivitch, Viphavee; Chang, Jason S.; Liou, Hsien-Chin – ReCALL, 2014
While researchers have examined the effectiveness of various online gloss types on incidental L2 vocabulary learning, little research on online gloss languages has been conducted. Previous attempts which compared the effects of L1 and L2 glosses have reported mixed results. To fill the gaps, this study examined the effectiveness of Chinese and…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Incidental Learning
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Lwo, Laurence; Lin, Michelle Chia-Tzu – ReCALL, 2012
This study aims to explore the impact of different captions on second language (L2) learning in a computer-assisted multimedia context. A quasi-experimental design was adopted, and a total of thirty-two eighth graders selected from a junior high school joined the study. They were systematically assigned into four groups based on their proficiency…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Sentences, Layout (Publications), Grade 8
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Hwang, Wu-Yuin; Shadiev, Rustam; Huang, Szu-Min – ReCALL, 2011
The aim of this study was to improve students' English as Foreign Language (EFL) writing and speaking performance with appropriate learning activity design supported by Virtual Pen ("VPen"), a multimedia web annotation system. Students' perceptions toward using "VPen" and learning activities, attitude toward using "VPen," actual "VPen" usage and…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Student Attitudes, Learning Activities, Program Effectiveness