Computer-assisted language learning

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  • Advantages Of Computers In Language Learning

    Chun (2011) argues that the role of computers in language learning is so crucial that it can revolutionize language learning. He provides an extensive review of researches on Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) to argue that in various contexts and for different purposes, researchers have found CALL useful for second and foreign language learners. With the wide spread and development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in our daily lives, technology provides lots of opportunities for language teachers and learners to benefit or suffer from. Learning a foreign language, such as English, French, etc., has increased in popularity, and became a necessity in our communicative world, therefore, the need to combine both technology…

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  • Online Peer Feedback Research

    Technology is becoming more prevalent in education. Technology can be used as a great resource in the classroom. There are many studies today about the effects on technology on student learning. There are also many studies on peer feedback in student learning. Yu-Fen Yang and Wen-Ting Meng from Nationals Yunlin University of Science and Technology wrote an article called, “The effects of online feedback on students’ text revision.” This article goes through a research study to see if explicitly…

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  • Advantages Of Computer Assisted Language Teaching

    The use of computer assisted language has received both criticism and attention in equal measure from language teachers throughout the world; this is attributed to the computer revolution which has increased computer literacy levels due to incorporation of computers in teaching programs in modern education. Arguably computers have many advantages, hence there increased utilization in language institutions, this has mainly benefited the young generation. However, at times computers and teachers…

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  • The Importance Of Language Learning

    Introduction Learning is the act of acquiring new, or modifying and reinforcing, existing knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences and may involve synthesizing different types of information. The ability to learn is possessed by humans, animals and some machines. Progress over time tends to follow learning curve. It does not happen all at once, but builds upon and is shaped by previous knowledge. To that end, learning may be viewed as a process, rather than a collection of factual…

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  • CALL Characteristics

    How Times Effects Them. Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) is defined as the search for and study of applications of the computer in language teaching and learning. CALL has existed for 35 to 40 years and originally was located within behaviorism and "tutorial CALL" (Levy, 1997; Taylor, 1980). Language learning and CALL have, until – arguably – the last 2or 3 years, run through parallel. In the early days, language was a behavior, student would learn this behavior by "listen and repeat"…

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  • The Importance Of Vocabulary In Education

    is an important standard to evaluate a learner’s English level. Without adequate vocabulary knowledge, a second language learner’s conversational fluency and reading comprehension will meet difficulties. Vocabulary is the foundation of a language. In language learning and teaching, vocabulary has always been a neglect and weak point. Therefore, the advances of computer-assisted language learning in educational applications have offered a new resource of authentic language input for language…

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  • Multimodal Storytelling

    Hung, Hwang and Huang (2011) applied a quantitative approach to study the effects of digital storytelling on the experience of project-based learning of Taiwanese EFL students. Results from this quasi-experimental study indicated that project-based learning incorporated with the aspect of digital storytelling engaged students more than the conventional project-based learning activities such as assigning tasks and presenting results. In addition, this innovative approach also enhanced EFL…

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  • Essay On Text Messaging And Literacy

    Most children have a cell phone and are constantly dependent on using it and text messaging. And out of all the children that own a smart phone, every single one of them know the shortcuts to writing and text lingo that may look like a foreign language to other generations who did not grow up with a smart phone in their hand. This foreign language to others brings up an important issue on whether or not texting has a negative impact on reading, grammar and writing skills. The sources that I used…

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  • Importance Of WALL In Education

    Intermediate colleges of four districts viz., Prakasam, Guntur, Krishna and Pulivendula of Andhra Pradesh. Parallel research can be carried out to an extensive set of learners to explore their perceptions towards a specific WALL as a teaching and learning tool. In understanding the outcomes, it is required to keep in mind that the gender, social communities and geo graphical locations are wide-ranging, which affected in learners’ performance of L. S. R. W. skills in English. Hence there is a…

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  • Why Is It Important To Have Technology In The Classroom

    well. These people don’t understand the benefits of having technology in the classroom. Computers hold databases with millions of rows of informational data, store primary documents, have videos that explain hard topics and are hosts to thousands of websites to help student…

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