Handbook of Research on Individual Differences in Computer-Assisted Language Learning, 1st Edition

  • Mehrak Rahimi
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  • ISBN-10: 1466685204
  • ISBN-13: 9781466685208
  • DDC: 418.0078
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 556 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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The latest advances and trends in technology have enabled rapid development in the field of language education. Students and teachers alike now benefit from the assistance of various technological innovations, thus increasing the overall effectiveness of the curriculum. THE HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH ON INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN COMPUTER-ASSISTED LANGUAGE LEARNING addresses the implementation of current research methodologies within EFL and ESL classroom settings and the variety of modifications employed by language experts. Focusing on quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods studies, this book is an essential reference source for applied linguists, CALL researchers, language teachers, and upper-level students within the field of foreign language education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Review Articles.
1: Overview of the Significance of Different Learner Characteristics in Computer-Based Language Learning Environment.
2: Why Studying Individual Differences in CALL?.
3: An Overview of EFL Teachers' Individual Differences in CALL.
Qualitative Research.
4: Individual Differences Among Student Teachers in Taking an Online Corpus Linguistics Course: A Multiple Case Study.
5: The Perspectives of Iranian EFL Teachers on the Integration of ICT into their Teaching Practices.
6: Digital Storytelling in an EFL Class: A Digital Immigrant's Reflection and Digital Natives' Perceptions.
7: A Qualitative Case Study on Changes in a Five-Year One To-One Laptop Initiative.
8: Web Based CALL: A Tool to Develop Writing Strategies among Tertiary Level Students.
Mixed Methods Research.
9: Corpora, Cognitive Styles, English Content-Specific Vocabulary and Academic Language at University Level.
10: Familiar or Unfamiliar Context? Application of M-Games in the Blended Module of L2 Learning.
11: The Impact of Individual Differences on Students' Perception of Writing Practice in Blogosphere.
12: Asynchronous Online Peer Written Corrective Feedback: Effects and Affects.
Quantitative Research.
13: EFL Learners' Usability Evaluation of an Educational Website: Does Gender Make a Difference?.
14: Mothers' Attitudes toward the Use of CALL for Their Children's English Learning: A Focus on Individual Differences.
15: Developing Young EFL Learners' Writing Skill in Wikis' Collaborative Environment.
16: Brazilian FL Teachers through the Lens of the Diffusion of Innovations Theory: A Technological Profile.
17: The Impact of Corpus-Based Vocabulary Teaching/Learning on Vocabulary Retention across Language Proficiency Levels.
18: The Impact of a Learning Management System on Student Evaluation of Teaching: The Difference between Pre- and n-Service EFL Teachers.
19: The Relationship between Online Information Seeking Anxiety and English Reading Proficiency across Gender.
20: Integrating a Learning Management System into a Writing Course: Achievement, Attitudes, and Strategies.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.