Learning Languages through Technology

Elizabeth Hanson-Smith and Sarah Rilling, Editors

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1:  Introduction:  Using Technology in Teaching Languages
Elizabeth Hanson-Smith and Sarah Rilling, United States

Section I:  Language Development Online: Skill Building through Technology

CHAPTER 2:  Using Synchronous Communication Collaboratively in ESP
Dafne González, Venezuela

CHAPTER 3:  Problems of Time and Exposure in Vocabulary Acquisition:  An Electronic Solution
Marti Sevier, Canada

CHAPTER 4:  Using Online Academic Writing Modules in an IEP Environment
Randi Reppen and Camilla Vasquez, United States

CHAPTER 5:  Developing a Web-Based Listening Course
In-Seok Kim, South Korea

CHAPTER 6:  Issue:  CALL and the Nonautonomous Learner: Build It, but Will They Come? 
Thomas N. Robb, Japan

Section I Questions and Activities

Section II:  Content-Based and Task-Based Learning:  Collaborative CALL

CHAPTER 7:  Making Content Connections Online via the GLOBE Program
Theresa J. Kennedy, United States

CHAPTER 8:  CALL and Content-Area Teaching
Bernard Susser, Japan

CHAPTER 9:  Meaningful Tasks with Video in the ESOL Classroom
Nicolas Gromik, Japan

CHAPTER 10:  An ESL Owl Takes Flight:  Social and Cultural Issues in an Online Writing Lab
Sarah Rilling, United States

CHAPTER 11:  Issue:  Mismatch or Missed Opportunity?  Addressing Student Expectations about Technology
Maggie Sokolik, United States

Section II Questions and Activities

Section III:  Authentic Audience in a Web-Based World

CHAPTER 12:  First Steps in Experimenting with Computers
Teresa Almeida d’Eca, Portugal

CHAPTER 13:  Real-World Contexts, Skills, and Service Learning for Secondary School Language Learners
Mary Jewell, United States

CHAPTER 14:  Redefining the Blog:  From Composition Class to Flexible Learning
Graham Stanley, Spain

CHAPTER 15:  Issue:  The Teacher’s Critical Role in Effective Online Courses
Latricia Trites, United States

Section III Questions and Activities

Section IV:  Constructivism in Professional Development

CHAPTER 16:  Virtual Basegroup: E-Mentoring in a Reflective Electronic Support Network
Anne Dahlman and Sarah Tahtinen, United States

CHAPTER 17:  Reinvention of an Online Teacher Education Course:  From Cooperation to Collaboration
Klaus Gommlich and Theresa Minick, United States

CHAPTER 18:  Implementing an Online ESL Teacher Education Program
Andreas Schramm and Ann Mabbott, United States

CHAPTER 19:  Issue: Tools for Online Teacher Communities of Practice
Vance Stevens, United Arab Emirates

Section IV Questions and Activities