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

Writing between the Lines: Acquiring Writing Skills and Digital Literacies through Social Tools

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

Idoia Elola [+-]
Texas Tech University
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Idoia Elola is Associate Professor of Spanish and applied linguistics at Texas Tech University, USA. Her research focuses on second language writing, collaborative and individual writing when using social tools, digital literacy and the use of multimodal texts, Spanish heritage language learners’ writing processes, and revision and feedback. Her work has been published in national and international journals and specialized books.
Ana Oskoz [+-]
University of Maryland Baltimore County
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Ana Oskoz is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), USA. Her research is on the applications of technologies to language learning. In particular, it focuses on the use of computer-mediated communication (CMC) and social tools to enhance the development of second language writing and intercultural competence development. She has published numerous articles and book chapters on these topics. She is currently Associate Editor of CALICO Journal.

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The presence of digital tools, such as wikis, blogs, Twitter, or digital story software in the L2 classroom, has shaped the act of writing in ways unthinkable a few years ago. This chapter discusses the relevance of these tools in the development of multimodal digital genres and provides specific examples.

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Elola, Idoia; Oskoz, Ana. Writing between the Lines: Acquiring Writing Skills and Digital Literacies through Social Tools. Engaging Language Learners through CALL - From Theory and Research to Informed Practice. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 240-266 Feb 2019. ISBN 9781781798287. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=36947. Date accessed: 17 Jun 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.36947. Feb 2019

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