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Promoting critical thinking in online intercultural communication

Marie-Thérèse Batardière
2015 The EUROCALL Review  
<span>This paper investigates the educational experience arising from the use of an online discussion forum in an undergraduate blended learning language programme; to do this, it focuses on the type of  ...  cognitive processes that learners experience during a computer-mediated collaborative task and explores the potential causal relationship between the instructional strategies and the students' cognitive  ...  Acknowledgement In carrying out this study, we received assistance from the following colleagues, who deserve our thanks, Ronna Feit, Ph.D. and María Luisa García Bermejo, Ph.D.  ... 
doi:10.4995/eurocall.2015.4562 fatcat:ibvsktlhpve7diuixnya7npp2i

Real-client projects in the LSP classroom: Business and German students teamworking across disciplines

Margaret Gonglewski, Anna Helm
2020 Global business languages  
We conclude with recommendations to facilitate developing and carrying out cross-disciplinary real-client projects in business language or other LSP fields.  ...  We first examine real-client projects as a subcomponent of experiential learning, with benefits highlighted in the secondary literature including the opportunity for students to apply their course-gained  ...  With nearly a decade of learning from each other about our respective fields and teaching methods, we were ready to embark on a joint class project to explore how our students could benefit from direct  ... 
doi:10.4079/gbl.v20.7 fatcat:bmcsksee3fa6xb3lcew23pu344

LANGUAGE AND LITERACY DEVELOPMENT IN COMPUTER-MEDIATED CONTEXTS AND COMMUNITIES

Steven L. Thorne, Rebecca W. Black
2007 Annual Review of Applied Linguistics  
more responsive, and more ecologically responsible, language-learning opportunities for students who are expected to navigate increasingly mediated social and professional worlds.  ...  We will restrict this review to computer-mediated language and literacy research that explicitly references the developmental potential of social and interactional aspects of online interaction.  ...  By contrast, the American students expected the dialogue to result in peer solidarity and mutual trust building.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0267190508070074 fatcat:hxjtxn73vvhtna3h2gcyix7osi

Easily connected but difficult to become intimate? Intercultural friendships on social media among Taiwanese ESL students in the US

Hong-Chi Shiau, Claudia Alvares
2016 Cogent Social Sciences  
Drawing on ethnographic interviews and textual analysis with 18 Taiwanese ESL students in the United States, this study asked informants to retrospectively recount their use of social media with respect  ...  Friendships between Taiwanese and people from other cultures may face linguistic and cultural barriers, and while the use of social media embedded within various multimedia communicative tools (e.g. static  ...  A growing body of research has analyzed how social media can allow ESL students to learn English, either on their own, or outside of formal language learning classes or programs.  ... 
doi:10.1080/23311886.2016.1264152 fatcat:whxnwdgg4zh43lvmvdjbk6lfwa

A Model for Community-based Language Teaching to Young Learners: The Impact of University Outreach

Martha Nyikos, Vesna Dimitrieska
2015 Journal of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages  
model of how one university-town partnership addresses advocacy with programming for pre-K-grade 9.  ...  A primary challenge given to university foreign language departments and Title VI National Resource Centers is to increase interest and participation in foreign language learning, with particular emphasis  ...  and publications related to learning and teaching a second language, especially a LCTL, and links to general and language-specific resources for out of class language learning and development.  ... 
doaj:2883b483af3e429ba0334f989d9d74d3 fatcat:2kex3c35c5fl7ea7hv72tp7qcy

Innovative Pedagogies: Ways into the Process of Learning Transformation [article]

Lucian Ciolan, Romiță Iucu, Anca Nedelcu, Cosmina Mironov, Alexandru Carțiș
2021 Zenodo  
It takes a look at the use of innovative pedagogies in an effective learning environment and covers topics such as online and blended learning, experimental learning, gamification and inclusive education  ...  The Handbook on "Innovative Pedagogies: ways into the Process of Learning Transformation" provides an in-depth analysis of the approaches by which teachers are prepared to address pedagogical innovations  ...  ; what are the pedagogical advantages of learning in a Tandem partnership, which you could never have in a traditional language lesson?  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6087804 fatcat:hgxakmqbpjb6bo6liqgkcghseu

New Language Learning Environment: Employers' - Learners' Expectations and the Role of Teacher 4.0

Tatiana Peredrienko, South Ural State University, Russian Federation, peredrienkoti@susu.ru, Oxana Belkina, Elena Yaroslavova, South Ural State University, Russian Federation, belkinaov@susu.ru, Assoc. Prof., South Ural State University, Russian Federation, iaroslavovaen@susu.ru
2020 International Journal of Instruction  
the ways for demanded skills formation and outlining the role of a teacher in the new learning environment.  ...  Based on received data, the functions of a teacher in the formation of these skills are stated and the educational environment for foreign language teaching is presented.  ...  For instance, not a long time ago we finalized the project between SUSU and the University of North Carolina Wilmington aimed at mutual language training between Russian and American students.  ... 
doi:10.29333/iji.2020.1338a fatcat:7fyfc2fehrhx7pkewmqztwprwq

Information Literacy (IL) in the Academic Context: Is There a Gap Between Employability Competencies and Student Information Literacy Skills? [chapter]

Jean-Philippe Accart
2018 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
for IL, and as such, brokered relationships between information professionals and other stakeholders.  ...  The University Paris Est Marne-la-Vallée (UPEM) -Institut Francilien d'Ingénierie des Services (IFIS) we thank for their partnership and support.  ...  American Library Association.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-74334-9_12 fatcat:2erdciaa2vaezpjofphallkjla

Corpus-Based Teaching of German Compound Nouns and Lexical Bundles for Improving Academic Writing Skills

Marina Kogan, Anna Yaroshevich, Olga Ni
2018 Lidil  
and Anna Tilmans, and Dr Vitor Zakharov from St Petersburg State University for their support during this research and discussion of its results.  ...  The authors also express their gratitude to the guest editors for comments on an earlier version of this paper.  ...  All the students participated in out-of-class RNC activities (Q1) and most of the students admitted they liked working with the corpus (Q3).  ... 
doi:10.4000/lidil.5438 fatcat:rckrstbws5cajntv7mgv65xnly

Simulated speaking environments for language learning: insights from three cases

Tetyana Sydorenko, Tom F. H. Smits, Keelan Evanini, Vikram Ramanarayanan
2018 Computer Assisted Language Learning  
It was carried out in an online course taught in 2016 by two teachers at a Brazilian university. The course was offered twice for groups of approximately 70 students each.  ...  This seems to be a reality in both face to face and online learning.  ...  language learning process out-of-class.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09588221.2018.1466811 fatcat:56weegbwy5djzk7a4toj7bzqiy

Language teaching

2003 Language Teaching  
In this project, a group of Irish students and a group of Spanish students are asked to carry out a series of tasks in collaboration with their tandem partners via email by means of a web page especially  ...  It then looks at repair strategies as represented in two types of data, questionnaires and transcripts, from a bilateral tandem MOO project between Information and Communication Technology students from  ...  Advice to potential exchange students included: learn British English, study certain Mid-Western varieties of American English or New York dialect as opposed to Southern dialects, or simply concentrate  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444802211891 fatcat:iftz5xcuvnexrgjaebz7o2gvva

Sociolinguistics

2003 Language Teaching  
In this project, a group of Irish students and a group of Spanish students are asked to carry out a series of tasks in collaboration with their tandem partners via email by means of a web page especially  ...  It then looks at repair strategies as represented in two types of data, questionnaires and transcripts, from a bilateral tandem MOO project between Information and Communication Technology students from  ...  Advice to potential exchange students included: learn British English, study certain Mid-Western varieties of American English or New York dialect as opposed to Southern dialects, or simply concentrate  ... 
doi:10.1017/s026144480227189x fatcat:63nvezarxvbzlcgogbos33hgwi

Teacher education

2003 Language Teaching  
In this project, a group of Irish students and a group of Spanish students are asked to carry out a series of tasks in collaboration with their tandem partners via email by means of a web page especially  ...  It then looks at repair strategies as represented in two types of data, questionnaires and transcripts, from a bilateral tandem MOO project between Information and Communication Technology students from  ...  Advice to potential exchange students included: learn British English, study certain Mid-Western varieties of American English or New York dialect as opposed to Southern dialects, or simply concentrate  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444802251897 fatcat:u6rdad2kbfcfblhdd5t3lmap3q

Bilingual education/bilingualism

2003 Language Teaching  
In this project, a group of Irish students and a group of Spanish students are asked to carry out a series of tasks in collaboration with their tandem partners via email by means of a web page especially  ...  It then looks at repair strategies as represented in two types of data, questionnaires and transcripts, from a bilateral tandem MOO project between Information and Communication Technology students from  ...  Advice to potential exchange students included: learn British English, study certain Mid-Western varieties of American English or New York dialect as opposed to Southern dialects, or simply concentrate  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444802261893 fatcat:dyojrdrubbhlpbvnasuhu5nkoe

Language testing

2003 Language Teaching  
In this project, a group of Irish students and a group of Spanish students are asked to carry out a series of tasks in collaboration with their tandem partners via email by means of a web page especially  ...  It then looks at repair strategies as represented in two types of data, questionnaires and transcripts, from a bilateral tandem MOO project between Information and Communication Technology students from  ...  Advice to potential exchange students included: learn British English, study certain Mid-Western varieties of American English or New York dialect as opposed to Southern dialects, or simply concentrate  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444802241890 fatcat:lqbwrdvovbhkdmhehuec6qcsja
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