Engaging Language Learners through Technology Integration: Theory, Applications, and Outcomes, 1st Edition

  • Shuai Li
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  • ISBN-10: 1466661755
  • ISBN-13: 9781466661752
  • DDC: 418.0078
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 388 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Web 2.0 technologies, open source software platforms, and mobile applications have transformed teaching and learning of second and foreign languages. Language teaching has transitioned from a teacher-centered approach to a student-centered approach through the use of Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) and new teaching approaches. Engaging Language Learners through Technology Integration: Theory, Applications, and Outcomes provides empirical studies on theoretical issues and outcomes in regards to the integration of innovative technology into language teaching and learning. This reference wok discusses empirical findings and innovative research using software and applications that engage learners and promote successful learning, essential tools for educational researchers, instructional technologists, K-20 language teachers, faculty in higher education, curriculum specialists, and researchers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Editorial Review Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Technology Integration for Second Language Research.
2: Computer-Assisted Character Learning Using Animation and Visual Chunking.
3: Enhancing Grammatical Accuracy and Linguistic Fluency: English Article Tutor.
4: Technology Integration for Second Language Teaching.
5: Using Turnitin to Support Students’ Understanding of Textual Borrowing in Academic Writing: A Case Study.
6: Computer-Assisted vs. Classroom Instruction on Developing Reference Tracking Skills in L2 Chinese.
7: Investigating Optimal Computer-Mediated Cultural Instruction to Foster Intercultural Sensitivity in Online Peer Discussions.
8: Offline Peer Dialogue in Asynchronous Computer-Mediated Communication Activities for L2 Teacher Development.
9: Technology-Mediated Second Language Learning Processes.
10: Pragmatic Development through Blogs: A Longitudinal Study of Telecollaboration and Language Socialization.
11: (Dis)Engagement in Internet Linguistic Practices Among Sojourners in China.
12: Using Skype to Focus on Form in Japanese Telecollaboration: Lexical Categories as a New Task Variable.
13: Innovative Wiki Ways: Engaging Students in Collaborative Writing Processes.
14: Beliefs and Attitudes Toward Technology Integration.
15: Teachers’ Perceptions and Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Chinese Language Education.
16: Use of Computer Technology for Writing Consultations: Tutors’ Opinions and Implications.
17: Theory and Practice in Computer-Assisted Vocabulary Learning: A Case Study.
18: Systematic Review of Call Research.
19: Vocabulary Call for Young ESL/EFL Learners: A Systematic Review of the Research Evidence.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.