Language Learning and Distance Education

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Language Learning and Distance Education:

Southeastern Louisiana University ETEC645- Dr Parton- spring 2013 Language Learning and Distance Education Jeremie Peyre

The global classroom project : Learning a Second language in a virtual environment:

The global classroom project : Learning a Second language in a virtual environment This study presents a project based on the integration of a collaborative virtual environment with the instruction of English as a second language I. Theory A CVE will allow students to make connections between a formal and an informal learning. II. The project Active and interactive behavior from the learners. Collaboration between native speakers and beginners. Ability to use audio and video components in the CVE. Scenarios built for stimulating conversational interaction. III. Conclusion The authors of this study provide a good example of the possibilities of transfer from a formal to an informal language learning by the use of a CVE. B rant K nutzen and D avid K ennedy (university of H ong K ong, L ingnan university): T he global classroom project: Learning a second language in a virtual environment, p90-106.

Mobile city and language guides : new links between formal and informal learning environments:

Mobile city and language guides : new links between formal and informal learning environments This study examines the case of informal learning context through student use of mobiles. I. Theory Technology can mediate or create connections between the teaching’s formal and more informal learning environment Language students learn the knowledge and skills that are meaningful for them II. Approach Second language learning has 3 central processes: prior knowledge, attention and use. They can be implemented in three types of activities: pre-activities, main activities and post- activities.lkerngv Geotagging allows students to create and learn informal conversations from the others in concrete situations. III. Conclusion Links between formal and informal exist and appear to develop new oral skills in a second language learning environment. Further studies have to be done on how this new language learning concept can become a reality and the daily life at schools . Mads Bo- Kristensen , Niels Ole Ankerstjerne , Chresteria Neutzsky-Wulff and Herluf Schelde : Mobile city and Language guides : New links between formal and informal learning environments,p85-92

The impact of english interactive online on the students’ achievement in english language in jordan:

The impact of english interactive online on the students’ achievement in english language in jordan This research examines how online learning may encourage and support effective learning . I. Litterature Review Online education facilitates collaboration, interactivity and participation and supports a variety of learning styles. Use of technology and specifically internet contribute to greater interests in the subject. Educators lack the required skills and knowledge for effective internet course instruction. II. Effectiveness of English Interactive online on the students’ achievement High level of satisfaction More exciting learning General improvement in English III. Conclusion Using online learning seems to really engage learners in a more active role. They become in charge of their learning. Face to face instruction is still needed as the first learning step. Technology infrastructures may create barriers to learning. Mania Moayad Mubaslat , the impact of english interactive online on the students’achievement in english language in Jordan http ://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED538342.pdf

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