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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
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (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 2011 (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...
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,...
"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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1520–1523
This paper delineates the relationship between play, language learning, and agency through mobile-assisted gameplay. Following Thibault (2004), play involves a de-location of activities from their original context, and a relocation of these...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
Talk about a YouTube Video in Preschool: The Mutual Production of Shared Understanding for Learning with Digital Technology
Australasian Journal of Early Childhood Vol. 39, No. 3 (September 2014) pp. 76–83
Much of what is written about digital technologies in preschool contexts focuses on young children's acquisition of skills rather than their meaning-making during use of technologies. In this paper, we consider how the viewing of a YouTube...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (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...
CALICO Journal Vol. 30, No. 3 (2013) pp. 371–392
Although distance language education has been widely adopted in university learning, very few researchers to date have looked at off-screen behaviors of second/foreign language learners in their physical environments while they engage in synchronous ...
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...
Current Trends in English Language Testing (CTELT) Colloquium 1998 (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...
International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education Vol. 24, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 92–124
This paper investigates the use of conversational agents to scaffold on-line collaborative learning discussions through an approach called Academically Productive Talk (APT). In contrast to past work on dynamic support for collaborative learning,...
AILA Review Vol. 27 (2014) pp. 30–55
This paper surveys the research methods and approaches used in the multidisciplinary field of applied language studies or language education over the last fourty years. Drawing on insights gained in psycho- and sociolinguistics, educational...
Communicative Interaction between a Non-Speaking Child with Cerebral Palsy and Her Mother Using an iPad™
Child Language Teaching and Therapy Vol. 30, No. 2 (June 2014) pp. 207–220
There is a rapidly increasing range of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems available for children who cannot communicate orally. Finding the best system for any one user is a challenge for the professionals and carers involved....
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 2212–2219
With the increase in synchronous distance courses being offered and new rules for participation being developed in response to the new learning environments, we examined how turn-taking in the online, multi-modal, technology-mediated classroom took...
Student Learning Through Collaborative Decision Making: Analysis of the Effect of Temporal Patterns on Output
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2620–2624
This paper describes the methods used for analysis of work style patterns developed by six teams of students working in a simulated distributed decision-making environment over a period of twenty consecutive class meetings. The study required...
An Emic and Etic Grounded Theory Analysis: Preservice Teacher’s Affect and Disposition on the Use of Technology as a Teaching Tool
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1290–1297
Technology for instructional use in the classroom continues to be limited in the 21st century despite how much technology dominates our society and our lives. This research explores the link between emotion and cognition and how it may contribute...
Investigating lecturers changing epistemologies and pedagogies during engagement with e-learning in an education faculty
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2880–2887
Abstract: This paper reports on methodologies implemented in a study to investigate how engagement with e-learning reflects possible change in epistemology and pedagogy of lecturers in an education faculty. Lecturers have begun to question their ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1985–1987
Although previous research suggested that some form of social learning may take place within online chat rooms, there is a lack of study on unstructured online mentoring and the forming of learning communities in chat rooms frequented by college...
Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 6, No. 2 (2010) pp. 95–104
The use of online work groups partially or totally self-managed is becoming a widespread educational practice even within formal education contexts such as universities, especially in job-oriented post-graduate courses (master courses,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 3534–3539
This study is a work-in-progress that looks at effective online induction models for new science teachers. It intends to compare two different computer-mediated mentoring induction programs. Participants will be six new elementary teachers (K-8) and ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5635–5639
In this study, we developed a classroom observation tool: Scene-Commentary Device (SCD). SCD has a unique function like “visual Post-it notes” in a computer. SCD support not only observing practices but also sharing episodes in classroom studies...
Student’s Interactivity in School Assembly: The Case of Master’s Degree on Creation and Innovation Management
Elba Patricia Alatorre Rojo; Adriana Margarita Pacheco Cortés; Carlos Manuel Pacheco Cortés; Daniel Montes Ponce
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 2102–2112
The purpose of this study was to identify the type of participations between the incoming students into the Master's Degree on Creation and Innovation Management at enabled forum named "activity for discussion" and classify the interactions...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 315–319
Online discussion posts should provide a rich environment for assessing learning. The requirement to post to online discussion forums in order to show comprehension of content knowledge has become a part of many online courses. However, it is often...
The Effects of Internet-based Desktop Videoconference on EFL Students' Oral Skills in Terms of Linguistic Accuracy, Fluency and Complexity
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 882–885
Unlike students in the ESL setting, who always can find enough native English speakers to communicate with to improve their oral English, Students in an EFL setting, such as, China, never have enough English native speakers to practice their English....
Communities of Practice in Online Classes? Evidence from a Qualitative Content Analysis of a Discussion Forum
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 4200–4209
Abstract: Communities of Practice (Wenger 1998) have received much consideration for virtual learning communities, but little research has been done to examine the actual texts of discussion forums in online education to identify elements of the...
Information Research: An International Electronic Journal Vol. 18, No. 3 (September 2013)
Introduction: This investigation opens with a description of why studying non-traditional, oral documents can inform efforts to extend traditional library and information science practices, of description, storage, and retrieval, to artefacts made...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1287–1292
On-line forums provide opportunity and potential for collaborative work, dialogue and study that can increase the flexibility of learning while motivating participants. By enabling teacher-learner and learner-learner interaction online systems can ...
Using the Internet as a data gatheringTool to Research an online Collaborative Learning Environment: Advantages and Pitfalls
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 626–631
Based on a Master's level online graduate course taught by an American University, this paper discusses processes for using the Internet tools to collect data. It takes into account the fact that both researcher and participants are located in...
Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 4, No. 3 (2008) pp. 167–175
This paper describes and discusses the case of a community supported by web 2.0 tools, focusing on its origins and on some of the internal dynamics which characterize it. Although further research is still ongoing and despite the peculiarities of...
Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 3, No. 3 (2007) pp. 93–102
Online training based on small, self-organised groups, in some cases supported by an institutional tutor, can be a strategic solution for lifelong learning. It combines affordability with an active and engaging pedagogical model. The self-management ...
TESL Canada Journal Vol. 32, No. 1 (2014) pp. 19–41
The criteria by which raters judge pragmatic appropriateness of language learners' speech acts are underexamined, especially when raters evaluate extended discourse. To shed more light on this process, the present study investigated what factors are ...
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