Learning Culture and Language through ICTs: Methods for Enhanced Instruction, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605661678
  • ISBN-13: 9781605661674
  • DDC: 418.00785
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 450 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released August 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Provides current research in language and cultural e-learning. Covers topics such as second language learning and computer learning principles.

Table of Contents

Cover Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Language Learning with ICTs.
2: Online Synchronous English Learning from Activity Theory Perspectives.
3: Supporting Learner Reflection in the Language Translation Class.
4: A Reading Evaluation Method for English as a Foreign Language Learners Based on Reading Performances.
5: Developing Hypertext Reading Materials for the Teaching of Arabic.
6: Relations between Culture and Language Learning.
7: Culture and Language Learning in Computer-Enhanced or Assisted Language Learning.
8: Achieving Cultural Acquiescence Through Foreign Language E-Learning.
9: Learning Cultural Heritage Through Information and Communication Technologies: A Case Study.
10: Using Blended Learning to Teach Foreign Brides Chinese.
11: Technologies in Learning Cultures and Languages.
12: Exploring the Concept of Emergent Coherence in a Corpus of Korean ESL Texts.
13: The Role of Interactive Computer Graphics to Augment the Learning Experience of Cultural Heritage Within Museums and Expositions.
14: A Mandarin E-Learning System in Pervasive Environment.
15: An Intelligent Web-Based Human-Computer Interaction System with Natural Language CSIEC and its Integration into English Instruction.
16: Developing Electronic Portfolios in a Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Environment.
17: Synthetic Speech in Computer-Enhanced Foreign Language Learning.
18: Selected Readings.
19: Culture-Based Language Learning Objects: A CALL Approach for a Ubiquitous World.
20: Intercultural Dimensions in the Information Society: Reflections on Designing and Developing Culturally-Oriented Learning.
21: Intercultural Collaborative Project-Based Learning in Online Environments.
22: Seven Principles of Good Practice for Virtual International Collaboration.
23: Communication Barriers and Conflicts in Cross-Cultural E-Learning.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.