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

CALL and L2 Reading: Current Research and Application

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

Alan Taylor [+-]
Brigham Young University-Idaho
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Alan M. Taylor (PhD, Purdue University) is French Section Head at Brigham Young University-Idaho. His research areas include CALL and L2 reading, Reading Strategy Training, L1 glossing and meta-analytic methodology in L2 research. He wrote one of the first quantitative meta-analytic dissertations in the L2 learning field in 2002 and has since published seven quantitative meta-analyses examining the effects of paper-based glossing, CALL glossing and strategy training on L2 reading comprehension. His work has been published in journals such as CALICO, Reading in a Foreign Language, Language Learning and Technology, Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics and the Canadian Modern Language Review.

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This chapter discusses how CALL can enhance L2 reading via glossing, reading strategies and from a sociocultural perspective. Reading assessment and pedagogical implications are also included, along with online resources and useful mobile apps. Teaching and research applications are then presented in light of current research.

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Taylor, Alan. CALL and L2 Reading: Current Research and Application. Engaging Language Learners through CALL - From Theory and Research to Informed Practice. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 179-207 Feb 2019. ISBN 9781781798287. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=36945. Date accessed: 21 Sep 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.36945. Feb 2019

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