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Han, Sunyoung; Yi, Yong Jeong – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2019
The present study aims to investigate the effects of smartphone use by college students on their perceived academic performance. Using five hypotheses derived from the literature related to smartphone use, the initial model was set up for path analysis to reveal the relationships among variables regarding college students' smartphone use in the…
Descriptors: College Students, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Academic Achievement
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Lin, Xiao-Fan; Deng, Cailing; Hu, Qintai; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2019
Close links between students' conceptions of and approaches to learning were established in the past research. However, only a few quantitative studies investigated this relationship particularly with regard to mobile learning (m-learning). The correlation between learners' conceptions and approaches to m-learning was analysed using a partial…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Kohnke, Lucas – International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
In recent years, the widespread growth of mobile-assisted language learning using apps has made English vocabulary learning increasingly accessible. This study investigated students' perceptions of a vocabulary learning app developed by the researcher as a tool to help them to improve their L2 receptive vocabulary. The app, containing 20 levels,…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Berti, Margherita; Maranzana, Stefano; Monzingo, Jacob – International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
In virtual reality, language learners can experience the foreign culture by exploring authentic and contextualized learning environments. To date, there is a lack of studies investigating the use of highly immersive virtual reality for cultural understanding as well as learners' attitudes toward its implementation in the language classroom. This…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Stereotypes, Italian, Second Language Learning
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Barth, Ingrid; Spector-Cohen, Elana; Sitman, Rosalie; Jiang, Guhuai; Liu, Fang; Xu, Yan – International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Although open educational resources (OERs) can help bridge high school-university vocabulary gaps, central questions remain unanswered regarding effective design that enables students to go beyond the "small chunks" that typically characterize vocabulary learning in mobile learning environments (MLEs). This bi-national study adopted a…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Vocabulary Development, Independent Study
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Ma, Qing – International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Language learners can now access language learning information anywhere and anytime with handheld mobile devices connected to unlimited online information. Searching the meaning of unknown language items encountered online may be the first step for language learning to take place. Making good use of e-dictionaries and dictionary apps is a key…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Oriented Programs
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Nadeem, Nahla Helmy – International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Student engagement is a multidimensional construct that includes four distinct, though interrelated, aspects: behavioral, emotional, agentive, and cognitive engagement. The present study investigates students' perceptions about the impact of Padlet as a learning and assessment tool on the four aspects of class engagement. Padlet is a virtual wall…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Case Studies, Learning Processes, Computer Simulation