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CALICO Journal

May 2008 Volume 25, Number 3

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Twenty-Five Years of Theory in the CALICO Journal

    Philip Hubbard

    In honor of CALICO's 25th anniversary, this study looks at the presence and collocations of the term "theory" across issues in 25 volumes of the CALICO Journal. Utilizing the electronic versions of... More

    pp. 387-399

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  2. Listening Comprehension Technology: Building the Bridge from Analog to Digital

    Linda C. Jones

    Listening comprehension has had a long and ever-evolving history. Within the last 100 years, we have seen it progress from analog phonograph recordings, through the audiotape era, and into the... More

    pp. 400-419

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  3. Oral Skills in a Connected World: Function of a Language Lab 25 Years after the Founding of CALICO

    M Trevor Shanklin

    This article explores the configuration of a university foreign language lab given the dramatic changes in the last decade with regard to digital recording technology and the web as a basis for... More

    pp. 436-442

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  4. Computer-Assisted Language Learning: From Vision to Reality?

    Michael D. Bush

    Learning a second language is a challenging endeavor, and, for decades now, proponents of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) have declared that help is on the horizon. As documented not... More

    pp. 443-470

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  5. Biting the Hand that Feeds Me: The Case for e-Language Learning and Teaching

    George M. Chinnery

    Previous attempts to typify the field of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) have focused explicitly on technology or on trends in language pedagogy. This article offers a practical... More

    pp. 471-481

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  6. Did We Forget Someone? Students' Computer Access and Literacy for CALL

    Paula Winke & Senta Goertler

    Students' computer access and literacy in the context of CALL has seen very little empirical investigation. This study surveyed 911 students in basic college foreign language programs to estimate... More

    pp. 482-509

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  7. AI in CALL--Artificially Inflated or Almost Imminent?

    Mathias Schulze

    The application of techniques from artificial intelligence (AI) to CALL has commonly been referred to as intelligent CALL (ICALL). ICALL is only slightly older than the "CALICO Journal", and this... More

    pp. 510-527

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  8. Web 2.0, Synthetic Immersive Environments, and Mobile Resources for Language Education

    Julie M. Sykes, Ana Oskoz & Steven L. Thorne

    In light of the increasingly blurred line between mediated and nonmediated contexts for social, professional, and educational purposes, attention to the presence and use of innovative digital media... More

    pp. 528-546

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  9. New Directions in CALL: An Objective Introduction to Second Life

    Jessamine Cooke-Plagwitz

    Multiuser virtual environments (MUVEs) are quickly gaining importance as tools for foreign language instruction by promoting collaboration and social presence in a lifelike 3-D environment. One of ... More

    pp. 547-557

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  10. "Bridging Activities," New Media Literacies, and Advanced Foreign Language Proficiency

    Steven L. Thorne & Jonathon Reinhardt

    In this article we propose the pedagogical model "bridging activities" to address advanced foreign language proficiency in the context of existing and emerging internet communication and... More

    pp. 558-572

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