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Blin, Francoise; Appel, Christine – CALICO Journal, 2011
This paper addresses issues of language use and negotiation and utilizes cultural-historical activity theory (CHAT) as a framework to analyze and understand the complexity of the mediational and collaborative structures constituting computer supported collaborative writing in a second language (CSCWL2) activities. Following an introduction to CHAT…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Collaborative Writing, Interaction, Writing Instruction
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Bueno Alastuey, Maria Camino – CALICO Journal, 2010
Communicative competence is the ultimate goal of most learners of a second language and intelligible pronunciation a fundamental part of it. Unfortunately, learners often lack the opportunity to explore how intelligible their speech is for different audiences. Our research investigates whether synchronous-voice computer-mediated communication…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Audiences, Communicative Competence (Languages), English (Second Language)
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Sadler, Randall – CALICO Journal, 2007
This paper describes an action research project that investigated the pedagogical applicability of computer-mediated communication (CMC) tools for collaborative projects. The research involved two groups of students studying to become ESL/EFL teachers, one group at a university located in the US Midwest and the other in the Catalan region of…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Action Research, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Ernest, Pauline; Hopkins, Joseph – CALICO Journal, 2006
This paper shares some of the experiences in online coordination and teacher development which have emerged in the English Language Department at the "Universitat Oberta de Catalunya". The advantages and disadvantages of coordination in an asynchronous computer-mediated environment form the backdrop to those issues which we consider to…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Educational Environment, Faculty Development
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Fuentes, Alejandro Curado – CALICO Journal, 2004
This paper describes a method in oral fluency evaluation for Tourism English according to a corpus-based lexical approach. Our main research focus is placed on measuring oral skill competence among Tourism English (TE) learners by contrasting their word use and linguistic fluency, achieved in two types of oral tasks, with corpus data frequencies.…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Tourism, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries
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Cziko, Gary A. – CALICO Journal, 2004
Tandem language learning occurs when two learners of different native languages work together to help each other learn the other language. First used in face-to-face contexts, Tandem is now increasingly being used by language-learning partners located in different countries who are linked via various forms of electronic communication, a context…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Second Language Learning, Languages, Educational Technology