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International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments Vol. 3, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 35–58
Task-based language learning using the benefits of online computer-assisted language learning (CALL) can be effective for rapid vocabulary expansion, especially when target vocabulary has been pre-arranged into bilingual categories under simpler,...
Designing and Testing Vocabulary Training Methods and Materials for Japanese College Students Studying English as a Foreign Language
Annual Review of English Learning & Teaching Vol. 2 (September 1997)
A study tested the English vocabulary and reading comprehension of about 1,500 Japanese college and university students and compared three different media formats for teaching vocabulary in English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) in a number of Japanese...
Using Computerized Bilingual Dictionaries To help Maximize English Vocabulary Learning at Japanese Colleges
CALICO Journal Vol. 21, No. 1 (2003) pp. 105–29
Compares various computerized bilingual dictionaries for their relative effectiveness in helping Japanese college students at several language proficiency levels to access new English target vocabulary. (Author/VWL)
International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments Vol. 1, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 31–51
This study furthers research in three crucial related areas: 1) comparing various online glossing and vocabulary learning tools; 2) language teaching and learning using a more natural bilingualized approach to developing online reading skills in a...
Combining the Benefits of Electronic and Online Dictionaries with CALL Web Sites to Produce Effective and Enjoyable Vocabulary and Language Learning Lessons
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 18, No. 5 (December 2005) pp. 389–416
To more thoroughly analyze and compare the types of dictionaries being used by Japanese college students in three college engineering classes, two kinds of surveys were designed. The first was a general survey about purchase, use and preferences...
Maximizing Vocabulary Development by Systematically Using a Depth of Lexical Processing Taxonomy, CALL Resources, and Effective Strategies
CALICO Journal Vol. 23, No. 2 (January 2006) pp. 363–399
How can one better use modern CALL resources to help language learners to build up a larger target language (TL) vocabulary quickly? A major need that quickly becomes apparent at the intersection of the fields of second language vocabulary...