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CALICO Journal

1997 Volume 14, Number 2

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Moving from Instruction to Learning with Technology: Where's the Content?

    Aleidine J. Moeller

    Examines issues in the incorporation of technology into second-language instruction, emphasizing the importance of having education control use of technology rather than technology controlling... More

    pp. 5-13

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  2. A Preliminary Inquiry into Using Corpus Word Frequency Data in the Automatic Generation of English Language Cloze Tests

    David Coniam

    Describes the process for generating, from a text, three types of multiple-choice vocabulary cloze tests: one based on n-th word deletion, one using user-specified frequency ranges, and one based... More

    pp. 15-33

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  3. Software Engineering Principles Applied to Computer Assisted Language Learning

    John Robin Allen & Kasilingam Periyasamy

    Argues that when the principles of engineering are applied to development of computer-assisted language learning software, resulting products are more reliable, easier to maintain, and easier to... More

    pp. 35-50

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  4. An Analysis of Student Behavior and Error Sources in an Italian CALL Context

    Roberta Sinyor

    Describes several sources of errors made by students of Italian and some of the problem-solving behaviors in drill-and-practice exercises on direct and indirect object pronouns and the present... More

    pp. 51-64

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  5. Computer Assisted Learning Teacher Training Methodology and Evaluation of a Seminar for Language Teachers

    Martin Kreutzer & Wilhelm Neunzig

    Describes a methodology for teacher training seminars designed to reconsider and define the validity of the design of computer-assisted language learning exercises that are developed by teachers... More

    pp. 65-79

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  6. Research of On-Line Help as Learner Strategies for Multimedia CALL Evaluation

    Hsien-Chin Liou

    Reviews learner strategy research, strategy instruction, and on-line help in multimedia instructional materials, and reports on a study investigating 20 native Chinese-speaking English language... More

    pp. 81-96

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  7. Teaching First-Year Spanish On-Line

    Danielle Cahill & Diane Catanzaro

    Outlines a method for teaching a college-level introductory second-language course entirely online, using a distance learning approach that incorporates electronic messaging, multimedia, World Wide... More

    pp. 97-114

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  8. Providing an Effective and Affective Learning Environment for Spanish Phonetics with a Hypermedia Application

    Fenfang Hwu

    Describes one teacher's project integrating various features of advanced computer authoring systems to create a prototype program for Spanish phonetics instruction, with the objectives of remedying... More

    pp. 115-34

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  9. The Asheel-Terrapin Interviews

    A Allen Rowe

    Two fictitious interviews are presented, one describing the second-language learning experience as a desert across which one has to pass to attain an elusive language proficiency, and the other... More

    pp. 135-55

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