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Babel Vol. 35, No. 1 (2000) pp. 18–23
Evaluated the effectiveness of Italia Oggi, a videodisc-based system for intermediate and advanced students of Italian at Griffith University in Australia. Attention was focused on students' behavior in pair work, including talk at the workstation...
A Task-Cycling Pedagogy Using Stimulated Reflection and Audio-Conferencing in Foreign Language Learning
Language Learning & Technology Vol. 8, No. 2 (May 2004) pp. 50–68
The aim of this paper is to describe a task-cycling pedagogy for language learning using a technique we have called "Stimulated Reflection". This pedagogical approach has been developed in the light of the new technology options available,...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 22, No. 5 (December 2009) pp. 445–463
A team of university Italian teachers at an Australian university has been able to obtain enduring benefits from computer-assisted language learning (CALL), through projects that last, and indeed grow and develop over time. The projects have focused ...
Materials Development in Three Italian CALL Projects: Seeking an Optimal Mix between In-Class and Out-of-Class Learning
CALICO Journal Vol. 27, No. 3 (May 2010) pp. 529–539
This paper considers the design and development of CALL materials with the aim of achieving an optimal mix between in-class and out-of-class learning in the context of teaching Italian at an Australian university. The authors discuss three projects...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 26, No. 5 (2013) pp. 389–411
Wikis are increasingly seen as useful tools for promoting active student engagement and collaborative language learning. Unlike most applications of wikis to foreign/second language learning thus far reported on, ours concerns complete beginners. In ...
ReCALL Vol. 20, No. 3 (September 2008) pp. 315–330
This article discusses an experiment in sending regular Short Message Service (SMS) messages to support language learning, and vocabulary learning in particular, at beginners' level in Italian at an Australian university. The approach we took built...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 23, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 321–341
This article describes the experience of integrating a class blog into an advanced Italian course, in order to provide an out-of-class forum for language practice and for sharing course-related ideas and information. It also reports on an evaluation ...