Recent Developments in Technology-Enhanced and Computer-Assisted Language Learning, 1st Edition

  • Bin Zou
  • Michael Thomas University of Nevada, Reno
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  • ISBN-10: 1799812847
  • ISBN-13: 9781799812845
  • DDC: 428.2
  • 454 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released August 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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The pace at which technology changes has created unique challenges in the integration of such technologies into language teaching and learning. Innovative pedagogies and strategies must be developed that adapt to these changes and accommodate future technological changes. Recent Developments in Technology-Enhanced and Computer-Assisted Language Learning is an essential research publication that focuses on technological influences on language education and applications of technology in language learning courses including foreign and second language learning. Featuring an array of topics such as artificial intelligence, teacher preparation, and distance learning, this book is ideal for teachers, language instructors, IT specialists, instructional designers, curriculum developers, researchers, education professionals, academicians, administrators, practitioners, and students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
CALL Overview.
1: Revisiting Gaps in the CALL Literature.
Mobile Learning.
2: Influence of Age Groups and School Types on Informal Learning Through the Use of Social Networking Sites.
3: Supporting Self-Directed Vocabulary Study: Towards Effective Design of OERs for Mobile Learning Environments.
4: An Investigation of Social Networking Sites for Language Learning and the User Experience: The Case of Busuu and Spanish as a Foreign Language.
5: Enhancing Writing Skills via Mobile Learn.
6: The Need to Engage With Smartphones and Social Network Sites (SNSs) at Korean Universities.
Online-Integrated Learning.
7: An Exploratory Study of Using Personal Blogs for L2 Writing in Fully Online Language Courses.
8: Chinese English Teachers' Perspectives on “hMOOC Flipped Blends”: Project BMELTE (Blending MOOCs Into ELT Education).
9: English Language Learner Motivation in the Digital Technology Classroom: A Case Study of a Vocational University in Indonesia.
10: Toward the Future of Computer-Assisted Language Testing: Assessing Spoken Performance Through Semi-Direct Tests.
11: What Constitutes an Effective Instructional Video? Perspectives From Chinese EFL Learners.
12: Using Blogs to Motivate English as a Foreign Language Writers.
13: Mobilisation and Enactment of Malaysian ESL Teachers' Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge: From Professional Learning to Professional Practice.
14: Exploring Pre-Service Teachers' Developmental Trajectories of Digital Literacies.
Virtual Reality.
15: Avatar Teaching and Learning: Examining Language Teaching and Learning Practices in Virtual Reality Environments.
16: Using a Complex Technology in a Language Course: Examining Second Life in Terms of Participation.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.