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Handbook of Research on Computer-Enhanced Language Acquisition and Learning : Handbook of Research On... - Felicia Zhang

Handbook of Research on Computer-Enhanced Language Acquisition and Learning

Handbook of Research On...

By: Felicia Zhang (Editor), Beth Barber (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 28th February 2008
ISBN: 9781599048956
Number Of Pages: 584

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Language learning is one of the most rapidly changing disciplines. Along with changing perspectives in learning in the field of Second Language Acquisition, information communication technology (ICT) has also created many learning paths to assist the process of learning a second language (L2). In such an ever-evolving environment, teachers, researchers, and professionals in a diverse number of disciplines need access to the most current information about research on the field of computerenhanced language acquisition and learning. The Handbook of Research on Computer-Enhanced Language Acquisition and Learning provides comprehensive coverage of successful translation of language learning designs utilizing ICT in practical learning contexts. With 30 authoritative contributions by over 50 of the world's leading experts this reference source offers researchers, scholars, students, and professionals worldwide, access to the latest knowledge related to research on computer-enhanced language acquisition and learning.

Online Resources for Language Learning
Australasian Language Learners and Italian Web Sites: A Profitable Learning Partnership?p. 1
Assessing the Benefit of Prewriting Conferences on Draftsp. 20
Blogging and Academic Writing Developmentp. 36
Second Language Reading in Hypertext Environmentsp. 48
Application of Online Questionnaires in Grammar Teachingp. 64
ICT and Language Learning at Secondary Schoolp. 84
Computer-Enhanced Grammar Teachingp. 101
Multimedia and Speech Technology in Language Learning
Research-Based Listening Tasks for Video Comprehensionp. 116
Invested Mental Effort in an Aural Multimedia Environmentp. 136
A Computer-Based Reading Tutor for Young Language Learnersp. 159
Supporting the Reflective Language Learner with Computer Keystroke Loggingp. 189
Grammar Animations and Cognitionp. 205
Evaluation of a Speech Interactive CALL Systemp. 219
Pedagogy Meets Technology in the Somatically-Enhanced Approachp. 240
Training for Learning Mandarin Tonesp. 259
An Evaluation of a Listening Comprehension Programp. 275
CMC and Language Acquisition and Learning
CMC for Language Acquisitionp. 295
A Task-Based Design for Integrating E-Mail with FL Pedagogyp. 307
The Role of Error Correction in Online Exchangesp. 326
Emerging Feedback in Two Asynchronous ESL Writing Forumsp. 342
CMC and Intercultural Learningp. 361
Developing L2 Strategic Competence Onlinep. 377
Interventions and Student Factors in Collaborationp. 403
The Use of Corpora in Language Acquisition and Learning
Corpora in the Classroom and Beyondp. 422
Sharing Corpus Resources in Language Learningp. 438
The Texture of Inefficiently Self-Regulating ESL Systemsp. 453
Self-Access Support for Language Acquisition and Learning
Technology in Support of Self-Access Pedagogyp. 469
The CALL Lab as a Facilitator for Autonomous Learningp. 483
Future Directions in Language Teaching
Applying TTS Technology to Foreign Language Teachingp. 497
Using an Audio-Video Chat Program in Language Learningp. 507
Compilation of Referencesp. 521
About the Contributorsp. 568
Indexp. 577
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ISBN: 9781599048956
ISBN-10: 1599048957
Series: Handbook of Research On...
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 584
Published: 28th February 2008
Publisher: IGI Global
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.45 x 21.95  x 3.63
Weight (kg): 1.72