Search results for author:"Nina Garrett"
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Modern Language Journal Vol. 75, No. 1 (1991) pp. 74–101
This discussion provides an overview of the kinds of technological resources available to support language learning and of various approaches to using them, and explores some issues surrounding the trend. Topics considered include efficacy,...
Foreign Language Annals Vol. 18, No. 5 (1985) pp. 429–31
Reviews some word processing programs that facilitate the writing task. These programs cover the following areas: 1) spelling; 2) punctuation and style; 3) thesauruses; 4) sexist language; 5) text and author statistics; 6) footnotes; 7) indexes; and ...
Modern Language Journal Vol. 93 (December 2009)
This update to Garrett (1991), "Technology in the Service of Language Learning: Trends and Issues," explores current uses of technology to facilitate the teaching and assessment of second languages. In this article, I discuss the changes that have...
IALL Journal Vol. 29, No. 3 (1997) pp. 23–35
Discusses the role of the language media center and the future of the language media profession. Argues that an expanding second-language clientele requires the establishment of new administrative and technical alliances and that teachers need...
Foreign Language Annals Vol. 20, No. 4 (1987) pp. 355–57
Reviews DRILL 2.0, an Apple Macintosh courseware authoring system with several exercises that can be tailored for foreign language classes. Such aspects as student operation, instructor design, and disadvantages are considered. (CB).
Foreign Language Annals Vol. 19, No. 5 (1986) pp. 449–50
"Morgens geht Fritz zur Schule" is a software tutorial and drill program, designed for use with the Apple II computer, which provides practice with German prepositions for students in a beginning German language course. (CB)
Foreign Language Annals Vol. 20, No. 1 (1987) pp. 81–85
Discusses the special needs of foreign language word processing and features that should be considered before investing in word processing equipment. Gutenburg, Jr., a word processing program, is critically reviewed. (LMO)
Foreign Language Annals Vol. 20, No. 6 (1987) pp. 583–85
Describes how a word processor can be used as an authoring system for computer-assisted instruction exercise materials, noting that, although limited, this system can address a range of immediate classroom needs in foreign language teaching. (CB)
Foreign Language Annals Vol. 21, No. 2 (1988) pp. 161–65
Describes and reviews "systeme-D," a foreign language microcomputer software package that provides support for composition writing in French. The software's pedagogical philosophy, programming, usability, technical ease, teaching use, intended...
Foreign Language Annals Vol. 19, No. 4 (1986) pp. 333–36
"Juegos comunicativos," a software program designed for use with the Apple IIe, IIc, or II+, emphasizes "communicative" computer-assisted Spanish language learning through five educational games. The program uses Spanish vocabulary and structures to ...
Foreign Language Annals Vol. 21, No. 4 (1988) pp. 359–62
Reviews "Bataille de Mots," a computer-assisted French vocabulary program that utilizes a database of paired associates, and finds that "Bataille de Mots" is a good selection for foreign language software. (DJD)
Foreign Language Annals Vol. 21, No. 6 (1988) pp. 583–85
A review of the APPLE MACINTOSH-compatible software "Conjugate! Spanish," intended to drill Spanish verb forms, points out its strengths (error feedback, user manual, user interface, and feature control) and its weaknesses (pedagogical approach). (CB)
Foreign Language Annals Vol. 20, No. 5 (1987) pp. 441–43
Discusses the contribution and use of personal computers in second language teaching and learning, including consideration of the previous general lack of use of IBM computers and of IBM's establishment of Advanced Education Projects at 19...