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CALICO Journal

September 2007 Volume 25, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Learner Personas in CALL

    Trude Heift

    In examining the titles of this year's conference presentations, the author noticed quite a few papers that focus on learner-specific issues, for instance, papers that address learning styles,... More

    pp. 1-10

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  2. Computer-Mediated Communication and a Cautionary Tale of Two Cities

    Randall Sadler

    This paper describes an action research project that investigated the pedagogical applicability of computer-mediated communication (CMC) tools for collaborative projects. The research involved two ... More

    pp. 11-30

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  3. Web Tracking and Students' Work Patterns in Online Language-Learning Activities

    Alysse Weinberg

    In previous publications the author reported on the use of a website dedicated to French songs for an advanced French comprehension course at the university level. The present article analyzes web-... More

    pp. 31-47

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  4. Form-focused Communicative Practice via CMC: What Language Learners Say

    Carla Meskill & Natasha Anthony

    Computer-mediated communication (CMC) is being used widely to support and extend foreign language instruction. Language learners are practicing the target language by communicating with their... More

    pp. 69-90

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  5. Perspectives of Foreign Language Preservice Teachers on the Use of a Web-based Instructional Environment in a Methods Course

    Marcela van Olphen

    This paper describes an analysis of the ideas and attitudes of preservice teachers about the integration of technology into foreign language classroom instruction. Specifically, this study focuses ... More

    pp. 91-109

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  6. Does Look-up Frequency Help Reading Comprehension of EFL Learners? Two Empirical Studies of Electronic Dictionaries

    Toshiko Koyama & Osamu Takeuchi

    Two empirical studies were conducted in which the differences in Japanese EFL learners' look-up behavior between hand-held electronic dictionaries (EDs) and printed dictionaries (PDs) were... More

    pp. 110-125

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