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CALICO Journal

2013 Volume 30, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Collaborative Language Learning in Co-Constructed Participatory Culture

    Greg Kessler

    This article expands upon themes addressed in the 2012 CALICO opening plenary that I delivered at the University of Notre Dame. This extended interpretation allows me the opportunity to further... More

    pp. 307-322

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  2. Dilemmas of Blended Language Learning: Learner and Teacher Experiences

    Jesse Gleason

    Rapidly advancing technology continues to change the landscape of blended foreign language education. Pinpointing the differences between blended language (BL) learning environments and... More

    pp. 323-341

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  3. Fostering Student Interaction and Engagement in a Virtual Learning Environment: An Investigation into Activity Design and Implementation

    Regine Hampel & Christine Pleines

    Online tools, such as forums, wikis, and blogs lend themselves to learners negotiating meaning and co-constructing knowledge through interaction. However, not enough is known about how tasks need... More

    pp. 342-370

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  4. Private Turns: A Student's Off-Screen Behaviors during Synchronous Online Japanese Instruction

    Satomi Suzuki

    Although distance language education has been widely adopted in university learning, very few researchers to date have looked at off-screen behaviors of second/foreign language learners in their... More

    pp. 371-392

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  5. "My Major Is English, Believe It or Not:)" -- Participant Orientations in Nonnative/Native Text Chat

    Ilona Vandergriff

    In their interactions with native speakers (NS), nonnative speakers (NNS) often position themselves as relative novices. For example, they may orient to the language expertise differential by... More

    pp. 393-409

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  6. Say What?! L2 Sociopragmatic Competence in CMC: Skill Transfer and Development

    Zsuzsanna Abrams

    More so than any other type of learner error, pragmatic mistakes interfere with the ability to communicate (Bardovi-Harlig & Dörnyei, 1998), yet there is relatively little understanding of how ... More

    pp. 423-445

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