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CALICO Journal Vol. 28, No. 2 (January 2011) pp. 308–325
The potential of computer-mediated communication (CMC) for language learning resides mainly in the possibility that learners have to engage with other speakers of the language, including L1 speakers. The inclusion of CMC in the L2 classroom provides ...
Language Learning & Technology Vol. 3, No. 1 (1999) pp. 75–87
A collection of Webchat interaction data among English non-native speakers (NNS) and native speakers (NS) is the basis for a microanalytic investigation conducted from a conversation analysis (CA) perspective. The main purpose is to discover...
Negotiating Textual Talk: Conversation Analysis, Pedagogy and the Organisation of Online Asynchronous Discourse
British Educational Research Journal Vol. 35, No. 5 (October 2009) pp. 705–721
This paper uses Conversation Analysis to investigate the ways in which participants in an online asynchronous postgraduate reading group managed and negotiated their contributions within the discussion. Using the conversation analytic concerns with...
Evaluating Online Interaction in an Asynchronous Learning Environment: A Conversation Analysis Approach
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education Vol. 2003, No. 1 (2003) pp. 237–240
The effects of computer-mediated communication on learning processes in online courses were studied by examining the quality of student participation and patterns of discourse. The threaded discussions from two online English grammar courses were...
Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST) Vol. 36 (2002) pp. 171–227
Discusses communities of practice and their role in organizational knowledge. Topics include situated learning and situated actions; distributed cognition; discourse analysis, conversation analysis, and genre analysis; performative perspective;...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Vol. 2011, No. 1 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 1761–1770
With the availability and ease that digital recording has provided, clinical supervision of teachers has moved to video-based observation in increasing numbers. When purposefully and strategically integrated into supervision, examination of their...
Review of Doctoral Research in Second-Language Teaching and Learning in the United States (2006-2007)
Language Teaching Vol. 42, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 234–255
This review highlights recent doctoral research in the United States completed between the spring of 2006 and the fall of 2007 in the areas of language teaching and language learning. Topics of particular interest included language policy, second...
"Is It Okay to Eat a Dog in Korea...like China?" Assumptions of National Food-Eating Practices in Intercultural Interaction
Language and Intercultural Communication Vol. 11, No. 1 (February 2011) pp. 41–58
There is a small body of research which shows how intercultural communication is constituted in and through talk-in-interaction, and can be made relevant or irrelevant by interactants on a moment-by-moment basis. Our paper builds on this literature...
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Vol. 13, No. 3 (2012) pp. 187–199
This article examines some of the ways that young children seek and provide help through social interaction during use of the computer in the home. Although social interaction is considered an important aspect of young children's use of computers,...
Technologies, Multitasking, and Driving: Attending to and Preparing for a Mobile Phone Conversation in a Car
Human Communication Research Vol. 37, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 223–254
This article investigates mobile phone calls initiated or received by drivers and passengers in cars and focuses on the participants' actions before the telephone conversation proper. Drawing on video-recorded data of real driving situations, and...
Journal of Early Childhood Literacy Vol. 12, No. 1 (March 2012) pp. 24–45
Research confirms that young children engage in digital literacy practices in the home. While there is an emerging body of work that documents the diversity of these practices, there is little research that examines their acquisition in situ. This...
Real-Time Investigation of Referential Domains in Unscripted Conversation: A Targeted Language Game Approach
Cognitive Science Vol. 32, No. 4 (June 2008) pp. 643–684
Two experiments examined the restriction of referential domains during unscripted conversation by analyzing the modification and online interpretation of referring expressions. Experiment 1 demonstrated that from the earliest moments of processing,...
Emerging modes of evaluation of collaborative learning in mediated environments within graduate-level university settings: A Vygotskian perspective
(2000) pp. 1–188
This thesis addresses evaluating higher level collaborative learning in the ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) environment within a university setting. It is essentially a methodological prologue that introduces a constructivist, and...
Young Children's Engagement with Digital Texts and Literacies in the Home: Pressing Matters for the Teaching of English in the Early Years of Schooling
English Teaching: Practice and Critique Vol. 8, No. 3 (December 2009) pp. 36–54
Research has established young children's increasing use of computers and other new technologies in the home. Yet, teaching about digital texts and digital practices most often appears as an addition to early literacy instruction in classrooms where ...
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 5, No. 5 (Oct 24, 2009) pp. 22–32
This paper discusses email use in a South African primary school. A conversation analysis of children’s interactions around email activities challenges assumptions about the digital divide. This approach suggests the advantage to be gained by...
International Multilingual Research Journal Vol. 2, No. 1 (2008) pp. 102–108
Matched-guise experiments have passed their 40th year as a powerful attitudinal research tool, and they are becoming more relevant and useful as technology is applied to language research. Combining the specificity of conversation analysis with the...
Teacher librarians, technology, and collaborative connections: A case study of teacher librarians from a communities of practice perspective
(2006) pp. 1–169
The role of teacher librarians is changing in an era increasingly influenced by information and communication technology (ICT). The goal of this study was to document and analyze the work of teacher librarians and how it contributes to the delivery...
Mind, Culture, and Activity Vol. 15, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 208–233
In a large French hospital, a group of professional experts (including physicians and software engineers) are working on the computerization of a blood-transfusion traceability device. By focusing on a particular moment in this slow process of...
Qualitative Report Vol. 16, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 292–307
Although researchers conducting qualitative descriptive studies, ethnographies, phenomenologies, grounded theory, and narrative inquiries commonly use computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software (CAQDAS) to manage their projects and...
Computer-Supported Collaborative Inquiry on Buoyancy: A Discourse Analysis Supporting the "Pieces" Position on Conceptual Change
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 21, No. 6 (December 2012) pp. 808–825
This article describes in detail a conversation analysis of conceptual change in a computer-supported collaborative learning environment. Conceptual change is an essential learning process in science education that has yet to be fully understood....
Linguistics and Education: An International Research Journal Vol. 22, No. 4 (December 2011) pp. 348–363
This article demonstrates, using conversation analysis, how students use address terms when reproaching the teacher. The data consist of videotaped lessons of Finnish as a second language in secondary school. The analyses show, first of all, that...
Modern Language Journal Vol. 93 (December 2009)
The point of departure for this article is the contrast between the theoretical landscape within view of language teaching professionals in 1991 and that of today. I argue that the pragmatic goal of computer-assisted language learning (CALL)...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 21, No. 5 (December 2008) pp. 409–425
This study investigates the value of online enhanced corrective feedback for non-native speakers of English from (1) the quality of their interaction online, (2) their perceptions, and (3) the challenges encountered. Online enhanced feedback is an...
World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications Vol. 2005, No. 1 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 822–829
In evaluating the impact of audio communication on student engagement and learning during online lectures, we observed a phenomenon we call bimodal conversation. While watching lectures, students were given both an audio and a text channel to...
Current Trends in English Language Testing (CTELT) Colloquium Vol. 1998, No. 1 (Jan 19, 1998)
This paper describes efforts to devise a more effective method of assessing oral proficiency in English using a computer-based testing and computer-based test result management system. This new test would be designed to directly operationalize the...
Interactive Technology and Smart Education Vol. 7, No. 4 (2010) pp. 247–263
Purpose: The rising popularity of social software poses challenges to the design and evaluation of pedagogically sound cross-cultural online collaborative learning environments (OCLEs). In the literature of computer-mediated communications, there...