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Journal of Educational Computing Research

1999 Volume 20, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Technology and Teaching Culture in the L2 Classroom: An Introduction

    Zena Moore

    Provides a background to technology and authentic teaching of culture in foreign language instruction. Introduces each of the five articles in a special issue on technology and teaching where the... More

    pp. 1-9

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  2. Developing Awareness of French Pragmatics: A Case Study of Students' Interactive Use of a Foreign Language Multimedia Program

    Sheila Carel

    Findings from a study investigating students' reactions to a hypermedia program used to analyze real-life interactions indicated that pragmatic awareness can be developed in virtual culture contact... More

    pp. 11-23

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  3. Implementing Technology in the Foreign Language Curriculum: Redefining the Boundaries between Language and Culture

    Carl Blyth

    Reports results of a case study of the implementation of a set of culturally-based computer programs designed to accompany a college level 1 French text. Findings indicated that understanding... More

    pp. 39-58

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  4. Virtual Collaborations in the Spanish Class: From E-Mail to Web Design and CD-ROM Development

    Josef Hellebrandt

    Modern technologies can provide language students with authentic content and contextualized, collaborative learning situations. This article illustrates how e-mail exchanges, Web exercises, and CD-... More

    pp. 59-70

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  5. Technology, Time, and Space or What Does It Mean To Be Present? A Study of the Culture of a Distance Education Class

    James D. Swartz & Bobbi Biggs

    Uses qualitative research methods to analyze a three-hour (48 contact hours) distance education course. Examines the reduction of social abrasion in distance education resulting from the... More

    pp. 71-85

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