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CALICO Journal

2002 Volume 20, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Developing L2 Oral Proficiency Through Synchronous CMC: Output, Working Memory, and Interlanguage Development

    J Scott Payne & Paul J. Whitney

    Tested the hypothesis that synchronous computer-mediated communication (CMC) can indirectly improve second language oral proficiency by developing the same cognitive mechanisms underlying... More

    pp. 7-32

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  2. Second Language Incidental Vocabulary Retention: The Effect of Picture and Annotation Types

    Makoto Yoshii & Jeffra Flaitz

    Examines the effect annotation type has on second language incidental vocabulary retention in a multimedia reading setting. Compared three annotation types: text-only, picture-only, and a... More

    pp. 33-58

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  3. The Role of Computer-Supported Discussion for Language Teacher Education: What Do the Students Say?

    E Marcia Johnson

    Reports findings from a study on the use of computer-mediated communication to support postgraduate second language teacher education. Findings are reported according to organizing categories of... More

    pp. 59-79

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  4. Learning Foreign Language through an Interactive Multimedia Program: An Experimental Study on the Effects of the relevance Component of the ARCS Model

    Mei-Mei Chang & James D. Lehman

    Investigated effects of intrinsic motivation and embedded relevance enhancement within a computer-based interactive multimedia (CBIM) lesson for English-as-a-Foreign-Language (EFL) learners. Two... More

    pp. 81-98

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  5. Implications of Research on Human Memory for CALL Design

    Lee Forester

    Offers a brief overview of what is generally accepted about how human memory works as it applied to computer assisted language learning (CALL). Discusses a number of interactions from various CALL ... More

    pp. 99-126

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  6. Online Discussion in a CALL Course for Distance Language Teachers

    Jeong-Bae Son

    Investigated distance students' participation in an online discussion group established for an applied linguistic course titled Computer Assisted language Learning. Discusses patterns of student... More

    pp. 127-44

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