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Asynchronous CMC, Collaboration and the Development of Critical Thinking in a Graduate Seminar in Applied Linguistics
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 31, No. 2 (Jun 15, 2005)
A primary objective of graduate education, and often promoted by peer collaboration tasks, is the development of critical thinking skills. The present study compares how graduate students enrolled in a qualitative research design course in applied...
CALICO Journal Vol. 30, No. 3 (2013) pp. 423–445
More so than any other type of learner error, pragmatic mistakes interfere with the ability to communicate (Bardovi-Harlig & Dörnyei, 1998), yet there is relatively little understanding of how pragmatic competence develops in the language...
CALICO Journal Vol. 20, No. 2 (2003) pp. 245–60
Reports on a descriptive study with 75 intermediate college learners of German participating in two sessions of synchronous computer mediated communication during the course of a semester that investigated students' flaming behavior--aggressive...
System: An International Journal of Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics Vol. 29, No. 4 (2001) pp. 489–503
Investigated the participant roles learners adopted in two different writing environments: synchronous computer-mediated communication (CMC) and pencil-and-paper group journals. Subjects were students of intermediate German who participated in two...
CALICO Journal Vol. 26, No. 1 (September 2008) pp. 1–27
The present study offers a holistic and rich description (as recommended by Ellis, 1999b) of the sociopragmatic features of exchanges among first-year learners of German. Specifically, it examines the use of opening and closing sequences, patterns...
Modern Language Journal Vol. 87, No. 2 (2003) pp. 157–67
Examines whether computer mediated communication can help learners improve their oral proficiency by comparing the performance of three groups of learners (a control group, a synchronous CMC group, and an asynchronous CMc group) on three oral...