Engaging Language Learners through CALL - From Theory and Research to Informed Practice - Nike Arnold

Engaging Language Learners through CALL - From Theory and Research to Informed Practice - Nike Arnold

SLA Theories and Practices in CALL

Engaging Language Learners through CALL - From Theory and Research to Informed Practice - Nike Arnold

Bonnie L. Youngs [+-]
Carnegie Mellon University
Bonnie L. Youngs (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) teaches in the undergraduate French & Francophone Studies program and the MA in Applied Second Language Acquisition program, and is the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Department of Modern Languages at Carnegie Mellon University. Her research focuses on using logged online course data and student interviews to understand learners’ interactions with online course materials, and providing teachers with data to give effective feedback and guidance to online learners.

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The advent of CALL added a new focus to SLA research – does adding technology to online or traditional learning environments change our perspective of language learning? This chapter contains a short review of the ‘invention’ of CALL and explores language learning theories in conjunction with research on effective CALL use.

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Youngs, Bonnie. SLA Theories and Practices in CALL. Engaging Language Learners through CALL - From Theory and Research to Informed Practice. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 7-50 Feb 2019. ISBN 9781781798287. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=36941. Date accessed: 07 Dec 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.36941. Feb 2019

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