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Technology-enhanced learning environments: Language acquisition for native Spanish-speaking English language learners in the preschool and elementary classroom
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, University of Texas at Tyler, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Savannah, GA, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-13-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

This interpretivistic qualitative research focused on student engagement and teacher beliefs on the topic of language acquisition and the influence of emerging technologies. Forty-six bilingual and ESL teachers from five school districts representing 15 elementary campuses in Texas completed a self-identified online questionnaire. From the initial group of participants, 10 agreed to take part in face-to-face semi-structured interviews. A two-cycle progressive refinement coding technique analyzed these follow-up teacher interviews. In Vivo Coding selected for the first-cycle coding methodology evaluated their direct language coding important words and phrases describing the influence of emerging technologies on language acquisition. Focus Coding chosen for the second-cycle coding methodology examined the initial codes and grouped the words and phrases to form prominent categories. Through this process of reanalyzing and reorganizing coded data, four emergent themes resulted: (1) engagin

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Miller, G. (2016). Technology-enhanced learning environments: Language acquisition for native Spanish-speaking English language learners in the preschool and elementary classroom. In G. Chamblee & L. Langub (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1110-1114). Savannah, GA, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved May 25, 2019 from .

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