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The Relationship among the Cognitive Load, Foreign Language Anxiety, and Performance in College English Listening Comprehension Class
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 2687–2695
This study investigated the possible existence of relationship between learners’ foreign language anxiety and cognitive load in an English listening comprehension class. Research findings indicated that a) foreign language anxiety positively...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 24, No. 5 (2011) pp. 451–470
This study investigated whether the modality effect of content presentation modes on students' cognitive load and listening comprehension depends on the moderating effect of the learners' language proficiencies in a mobile learning context. One...
Effects of the Presentation Mode on the Performance Efficiency of English Listening Comprehension Task Supported by PDA
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 2903–2912
According to cognitive load theory, when message is presented simultaneously to visual and audio channels, the performance of the working memory is enhanced because more information can be processed. On other hand, the redundant materials may force...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 28, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2012)
This study investigated the effects of simultaneous written text on the comprehension of spoken English as a foreign language, when the text is presented with the aid of a personal digital assistant (PDA) as a learning tool. Eighty-seven university...