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International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments

July 2018 Volume 8, Number 2

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Left Foot on Traditional Literacy, and Right, on Transliteracy

    Shizhou Yang, Department of English, Yunnan Minzu University, Kunming, China

    Recently, Cosmopolitan English and Transliteracy won the 2018 Research Impact Award from the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), the largest international organization that ... More

    pp. 1-9

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  2. Tweets of a Feather Flock Together: An Analysis of the Impact of Twitter in a Class of Translation

    Elena Peñalver & Alexandra Urbieta, University of Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Spain

    Nowadays, social networks (SN) are increasingly extended at a professional and personal level, and their use has also been included in educational contexts. In the field of translation and... More

    pp. 10-23

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  3. A Comparative Study on the Professional Identity of Current and Prospective Teachers: Iranian English Language Teachers' Perspectives

    Dara Tafazoli, University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain; Sajad Sadeghi, Islamic Azad University, Khorasgan Branch, Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The main purpose of this study was to probe whether or not there is a statistically significant difference between the prospective teachers' perceptions of professional identity and current... More

    pp. 24-45

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  4. The Integration of Social Networking Services in Higher Education: Benefits and Barriers in Teaching English

    Lenny Marzulina, State Islamic University of Raden Fatah, Palembang, Indonesia; Akhmad Habibi & Amirul Mukminin, Jambi University, Jambi City, Indonesia; Deta Desvitasari, State Islamic University of Raden Fatah, Palembang, Indonesia; Mohd Yaakob, University Utara Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Doni Ropawandi, National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia

    Social networking services (SNSs) have been popular and essential media to increase lecturer-student interaction, collaboration, and communication as well as lecturers' supervision in Indonesian... More

    pp. 46-62

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