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International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT) Volume 4, Issue 4

Book Description

The International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT) serves as a forum for researchers, teachers, practitioners, and education professionals to discuss and share their ideas, experience, and knowledge in combining computer technology with language teaching and learning. Due to the fast pace of technological change, innovative teaching approaches and strategies should be developed to successfully integrate new technologies into language teaching. This journal provides opportunities to evaluate, improve, and apply such strategies in the fields of CALL and foreign/second language learning.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • In-Game Culture Affects Learners' Use of Vocabulary Learning Strategies in Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games
  • Using Mobile Technologies with Young Language Learners to Support and Promote Oral Language Production
  • Developing Language Awareness in Primary School Children with Multilingual Virtual Talking Books: First Results of the Pilot Study
  • Technology-Mediated L2 Strategy Instruction and Its Potential to Enhance Evaluation and Research
  • The Role of Teachers and Their Beliefs in Implementing Technology-Mediated Language Learning: Implications for Teacher Development and Research
  • Constructing a Data-Driven Learning Tool with Recycled Learner Data

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Masthead
  3. Call For Articles
  4. WorldCALL 2013 Special Edition
  5. In-Game Culture Affects Learners' Use of Vocabulary Learning Strategies in Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. METHODOLOGY
    4. 3. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    5. 4. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
  6. Using Mobile Technologies with Young Language Learners to Support and Promote Oral Language Production
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW AND THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    4. 3. METHODOLOGY
    5. 4. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ENDNOTES
  7. Developing Language Awareness in Primary School Children with Multilingual Virtual Talking Books:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION: CHANGES IN OUR SOCIETY CHANGES IN OUR CLASSROOMS
    3. 2. THE MUVIT-PROJECT
    4. 3. RESEARCHING THE IMPACT OF MUVIT ON PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS’ LANGUAGE AWARENESS
    5. 4. RESEARCH DESIGN
    6. 5. FINDINGS
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  8. Technology-Mediated L2 Strategy Instruction and Its Potential to Enhance Evaluation and Research
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. TECHNOLOGY IN STRATEGY-RELATED L2 RESEARCH
    4. 3. EVALUATION OF ONLINE SI: THE CASE OF THE VVT COURSE
    5. 4. THREE BENEFITS OF TECHNOLOGY-MEDIATED SI
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. 6. NOTES
    8. REFERENCES
  9. The Role of Teachers and Their Beliefs in Implementing Technology-Mediated Language Learning:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. THE PROMISE OF TECHNOLOGY
    4. 3. RESISTANCE TO CALL
    5. 4. THE UNIQUE DEMANDS OF ONLINE TOOLS
    6. 5. TEACHER BELIEFS AND TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION
    7. 6. DEFINING TEACHER BELIEF SYSTEMS
    8. 7. IMPLICATIONS FOR TEACHER DEVELOPMENT
    9. 8. THE NEED FOR SEQUENCED DEVELOPMENT
    10. 9. THE RELEVANCE OF SITUATED LEARNING
    11. 10. MENTORED APPROACHES TO DEVELOPMENT
    12. 11. THE RELEVANCE FOR CRITICAL, REFLECTIVE LEARNING
    13. 12. RESEARCH IMPLICATIONS
    14. 13. CONCLUSION
    15. REFERENCES
    16. Factor-defined Belief System Questionnaire Statements
  10. Constructing a Data-Driven Learning Tool with Recycled Learner Data
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. A CYCLICAL APPROACH TO LANGUAGE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
    4. 3. E-TUTOR CONTENT AND SYSTEM FUNCTIONALITY
    5. 4. APPLICATIONS FOR THE LEARNER
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  11. Call For Articles