I’m pleased to announce the release of issue 2 (3) of the International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching（IJCALLT) http://www.igi-global.com/ijcallt,
published by IGI Global, USA.
The guest editors of this issue are Hsien-Chin Liou, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan and Yu-Chih Sun, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
1.Preface: Special Issue on Language Learning, Online Writing, Essay Writing, Online Peer Interactions, and Teaching Phonics to Children
2.A Double-Channel Model for Developing Learner Autonomy in an EFL Context (pages 1-16)
Jinghui Wang (Harbin Institute of Technology, China), Kenneth A. Spencer (Hull University, UK), and Dongshuo Wang (University of Manchester, UK)
Using Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) to develop learner autonomy is a challenging task in the context of teaching English as a foreign language (EFL). A ... Sample PDF | More details...
3.Fostering EFL College Students’ Register Awareness: Writing Online Forum Posts and Traditional Essays (pages 17-34)
Ching-Fen Chang (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)
This study explores 19 Taiwanese students’ writing in weekly online forum posts and traditional essays. Results drawn from discourse analysis of students’ writing in... Sample PDF | More details...
4.The Role of Social Networking Sites for Language Learning in UK Higher Education: The Views of Learners and Practitioners (pages 35-53)
Billy Brick (Coventry University, UK)
This paper seeks to assess the potential for Social Networking Sites (SNSs) to play a role in language learning in the UK Higher Education (HE) sector. These sites a... Sample PDF | More details...
5.Promotion of EFL Student Motivation, Confidence, and Satisfaction Via a Learning Spiral, Peer-Scaffolding, and CMC (pages 54-75)
Wen-Chi Vivian Wu (Providence University, Taiwan), Michael Marek (Wayne State College, USA), and Ling Ling Yen (National Central University, Taiwan)
This study presents an EFL (English as a Foreign Language) instructional model in which peer interaction improves motivation, confidence, satisfaction, and actual pe... Sample PDF | More details...
6.Teaching Phonics to Chinese L1 EFL Pupils: Pathway to the Future (pages 76-94)
Yu-Lin Cheng (National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan)
Despite that converging evidence has led to the mandate of phonics instruction in primary education in the UK, U.S. and EFL (English as a Foreign Language) China and... Sample PDF | More details...
I’m also delighted to share with you another new publication- a chapter book, Computer-Assisted Foreign Language Teaching and Learning: Technological Advances edited by me and 4 other researchers, published by IGI Global, USA. You can find the book on this website: http://www.igi-global.com/book/computer-assisted-foreign-language-teaching/69859
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Dr Bin Zou
Senior Tutor/Associate Professor
MA (York, UK), PhD (Bristol, UK)
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching（IJCALLT)
English Language Centre, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
111 Ren’ai Road
Suzhou Industrial Park, Jiangsu Province, P.R. China 215123
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