Handbook of Research on E-Learning Methodologies for Language Acquisition, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599049953
  • ISBN-13: 9781599049953
  • DDC: 418.00785
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 644 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released October 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Covers e-learning theory, pedagogy, methodologies and approaches developed and implemented by prominent international authors. Highlights recent trends and describes the latest advances in the field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: E-Language Learning: Theories, Tools, and Pedagogical Resources.
2: Understanding E-Skills in the FLT Context.
3: The Emergence of Social Presence in Learning Communities.
4: CALL as Action.
5: Investigating Interaction in an EFL Online Environment1.
6: Interactive Whiteboards and the Normalization of CALL.
7: OpenLearn and Knowledge Maps for Language Learning.
8: Learning Objects: Projects, Potentials, and Pitfalls.
9: English-Language Teaching with Learning Objects at PUCPR.
10: Amusing Minds for Joyful Learning through E-Gaming.
11: A Non-Language Learning Courseware and its Challenges.
12: A Pliant-Based Software Tool for Courseware Development.
13: E-Language Learning: Developing Skills and Competencies.
14: Designing a Constructivist Vocabulary Learning Material.
15: A Lexical Study Based on Parallel Corpora, DDL, and Moodle.
16: EFL through the Digital Glass of Corpus Linguistics.
17: Electronic Strategies to Improve Chinese Reading Skills.
18: Politeness in Intercultural E-Mail Communication.
19: Interactional Modifications in Internet Chatting.
20: The Functions of Negotiation of Meaning in Text-Based CMC.
21: The Use of the CMC Tool AMANDA for the Teaching of English.
22: Assessing the Quality of Online Peer Feedback in L2 Writing.
23: The Impact of Podcasting on Students’ Learning Outcomes.
24: Listening Comprehension of Languages with Mobile Devices.
25: Computers and Independent Study: Student Perspectives.
26: Creating Supportive Environments for CALL Teacher Autonomy.
27: Frustration in Virtual Learning Environments.
28: E-Language Learning: Methodological Approaches and Future Tendencies.
29: Social Software and Language Acquisition.
30: The Usefulness of Second Life for Language Learning.
31: Project-Based Instruction for ESP in Higher Education.
32: WebCT Design and Users’ Perceptions in English for Agriculture.
33: The LAFEC Experience for Language Skills Acquisition.
34: Language Teaching in Live Online Environments.
35: Adapting to Virtual Third Space Language Learning Futures.
36: Portable Handheld Language Learning: From CALL, MALL to PALL.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.