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The role of social presence in learner-centered communicative language learning using synchronous computer-mediated communication: Experimental study
Computers & Education Vol. 52, No. 4 (May 2009) pp. 820–833
This study aimed to clarify the relationship between media, learners’ perception of social presence, and output in communicative learning using synchronous computer-mediated communication (SCMC). In this study, we developed four types of SCMC:...
Social Presence in Synchronous CMC-Based Language Learning: How Does it Affect the Productive Performance and Consciousness of Learning Objectives?
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 20, No. 1 (February 2007) pp. 37–65
This study examines potential designs in the usage of synchronous computer-mediated communication (SCMC) for communicative language learning in learner-centered communication. In this study, the authors compared four types of SCMC: text-based chat...
CALICO Journal Vol. 27, No. 1 (September 2009) pp. 1–25
This paper examines potential designs of videoconferencing systems for communicative language learning in learner-centered communication from the viewpoint of self-awareness. In this study, we focused on the effect of the presence of images on...
Collaborative Filtering for Expansion of Learner's Background Knowledge in Online Language Learning: Does "Top-Down" Processing Improve Vocabulary Proficiency?
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 62, No. 5 (October 2014) pp. 529–553
In recent years, collaborative filtering, a recommendation algorithm that incorporates a user's data such as interest, has received worldwide attention as an advanced learning support system. However, accurate recommendations along with a user...
Development and Evaluation of English Listening Study Materials for Business People Who Use Mobile Devices: A Case Study
Masanori Yamada; Satoshi Kitamura; Noriko Shimada; Takafumi Utashiro; Katsusuke Shigeta; Etsuji Yamaguchi; Richard Harrison; Yuhei Yamauchi; Jun Nakahara
CALICO Journal Vol. 29, No. 1 (September 2011) pp. 44–66
This study aims to verify the effectiveness of English language materials using mobile devices for business people in terms of the effect on motivation, overall learning performance, and practical performance in real business situations. We compared ...