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International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching

April 2015 Volume 5, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. From Preservice to Inservice: Can Practicing Foreign Language Learning Online Help Teachers Transfer Linguistic, Cultural, and Technological Awareness into Teaching English Language Learners?

    Congcong Wang, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, United States

    Wang (2012) suggested that preservice teachers perceived that their initial experiences as online language learners increased their linguistic, cultural and technological awareness, which would... More

    pp. 1-21

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  2. Engagement and Teamwork in Chinese as a Foreign Language and Culture Curriculum Development for Teacher Education

    Tingting Wang, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, United States

    This study explores how task engagement principles could be integrated into the design of online foreign language and culture instruction. It employs a design-based research (DBR) approach, which... More

    pp. 22-39

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  3. Do Opposites Attract?: Willingness to Communicate in the Target Language for Academically, Culturally, and Linguistically Different Language Learners

    Mark Freiermuth, Department of International Communication, Gunma Prefectural Women's University, Tamamura, Japan; Hsin-Chou Huang, Institute of Applied English, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung City, Taiwan

    This study discusses the results of an online intercultural chat task designed to see whether students from different cultural backgrounds, with different English language abilities, with different... More

    pp. 40-57

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  4. EFL Learners' Implicit Theory of Intelligence and the Application of MMORPG in EFL Learning

    Liwei Hsu, National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

    The present study aims to describe the application of Second Life (SL) to bring together EFL learners around the world and create a third place of learning. A group of 152 undergraduate students (n... More

    pp. 58-71

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  5. Integrating International Video Chat into the Foreign Language Curriculum

    Tasha Lewis & Holly Schneider, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD, United States

    This article is a description of face-to-face real-time international virtual language exchanges that have been integrated into first and second year Spanish courses at the university level. The... More

    pp. 72-84

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