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Interdisciplinary Research at the Intersection of CALL, NLP, and SLA: Methodological Implications From an Input Enhancement Project

Despite the promise of research conducted at the intersection of computer-assisted language learning (CALL), natural language processing, and second language acquisition, few studies have explored the potential benefits of using intelligent CALL systems to deepen our understanding of the process and products of second language (L2) learning. The strategic use of technology offers researchers novel methodological opportunities to examine how incremental changes in L2 development occur during treatment as well as how the longitudinal impacts of experimental interventions on L2 learning outcomes occur on a case-by-case basis. Drawing on the pilot results from a project examining the effects of automatic input enhancement on L2 learners’ development, this article explores how the use of technology offers additional methodological and analytical choices for the investigation of the process and outcomes of L2 development, illustrating the opportunities to study what learners do during visually enhanced instructional activities.
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Paper by Ziegler and colleagues in Language Learning showing somewhat narrow effect for noticing treatment on L2 grammatical knowledge among EFL learners in 4 conditions for online L2 reading
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Issues and Challenges of
Training Teachers to use Technologies in the 21st Century

The Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology is a peer-reviewed journal that welcomes papers on all aspects of educational technology and learning. Topics may include, but are not limited to: learning theory and technology, cognition and technology.
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CFP formulaic language: TESL Canada Journal


Call for Papers 2017 Special Issue of TESL Canada Journal Formulaic Language in English language acquisition and teaching Guest Editor: David Wood, PhD

Formulaic language is a linguistic phenomenon which is basic to human communication. The term refers to multiword units, which may be continuous or not, which have a single meaning or function in communication, and which are probably prefabricated or stored and retrieved mentally as if a single word . Learners struggle with formulaic sequences and, for example, often fail to interpret their meanings accurately, even when given ample contextual clues .

While the body of research on formulaic language is large and growing in areas such as psycholinguistic processing, analysis of the role of formulaic language in specific genres and registers of language, and extraction from texts using corpus analysis tools, there are a number of issues yet to be addressed fully in researching the teaching and acquisition of formulaic language. For example, how can we be sure that acquisition of specific formulaic sequences is adequate in causing general language gain? Are there particular strategies which learners can be taught which will help them to be more readily capable of perceiving and integrating formulaic sequences in their own language repertoire without explicit teaching? Similarly, how can we be sure that our instructional techniques have lasting effects? Clearly, the teaching of formulaic language is an area still ripe for investigation by researchers and teachers alike.

This Special Issue of TESL Canada Journal will include papers sharing a focus on the teaching and acquisition of formulaic language, and may present empirical studies or literature reviews with fresh and practical conclusions. Book reviews and practical “In the classroom” short papers will also be included.

To review Author Guidelines and the three categories of Research, In the Classroom, and Perspectives articles, please refer to http://www.teslcanadajournal.ca/index.php/tesl/about/submissions.

As part of the submission process, authors are required to download the TESL Canada Journal Submission Form on that page and to send it to teslcan@ualberta.ca as an attachment, along with their manuscript.

Questions regarding this special issue should be directed to teslcan@ualberta.ca. Deadline:

Full manuscripts are due June 1, 2017.
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60 years of ELT journal: Richard Smith

As we look back over 60 years of ELT(J) , and of ELT itself, it should also be acknowledged that these were, in many respects, years of autonomous, experience- based but principled exploration, and that at their origins, in their antecedents, as well as for most of their own history, both UK-based ELT and ELT(J) have placed the theorization of practical experience, much more than top-down application of background theory, at the centre of their concerns
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The history of the journal, particularly the role of its first editor Hornby in providing the first firm foundation for English language teaching after WWII.
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La circulation internationale des idées en didactique des langues: Liddicoat & Zarate, 2009

Le numéro 46 de « Recherches et Applications » traite d’un thème sur lequel s’interroge inévitablement tout enseignant-cherc heur, et qui soulève des questions essentielles : comment les idées circulent-elles (ou non) en didactique des langues ? Quel enseignant, en effet, travaillant dans un contexte éducatif autre que le si en, n’a pas éprouvé un jour la sensation que les concepts, pourtant reconnus et répandus, qui dirigent sa pratique, ne rencontrent aucun écho auprès de son public ou de  La Societe Japonaise de Didactique du Francais NII-Electronic Library Service ses collègues ? Quel chercheur n’a pas perçu plus d’une fois dans des disc ussions avec ses homologues d’autres horizons que le même mot scientifique – le même signifiant – ne possède pas toujours le même signifié et recouvre des réalités irréductiblement différentes ? C’est autour de constatations similaires, qui mettent en jeu une réflexion approfondie sur les contextes, que Geneviève Zarate et Anthony Liddicoat ont réuni 15 cont ributions, éclairant la probléma tique du sujet et/ou des cas de transferts d’idées dans des contextes particuliers (Japon, Chine, Cor ée, Émirats arabes unis, Australie, Égypte, Tunisie).
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The quotation is from a review by Chevalier http://ci.nii.ac.jp/els/110009949751.pdf
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Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching: Vol. 6 No. 1 March 2016

Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching: Vol. 6 No. 1 March 2016 | TELT | Scoop.it
SSLLT is a refereed journal published four times a year by the Department of English Studies, Faculty of Pedagogy and Fine Arts, Adam Mickiewicz University, Kalisz, Poland.
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EuroCALL Review

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The EuroCALL Review seeks to fulfil the stated aims of EUROCALL as a whole, and more particularly to promote the use of foreign languages within Europe and beyond, providing an international focus for the promulgation of innovative research in the area of computer-assisted language learning and technology-enhanced language learning in education and training. Typical subjects for submissions include theoretical debate on language learning in technology-rich learning environments and their influence on design; practical applications at developmental stage; evaluative studies of the use of technology in the teaching and learning process; assessment of the potential of technological advances in the delivery of language learning materials and enactment of language learning activities; exploitation of on-line information systems; and discussions of policy and strategy at institutional and discipline levels. Survey papers are also welcome.
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New home for this open access journal

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Engagement et l’ergonomie cognitive en enseignement-apprentissage des langues : RPPLSP, 2016

Engagement et l’ergonomie cognitive en enseignement-apprentissage des langues : RPPLSP, 2016 | TELT | Scoop.it

Ce premier numéro du 35e volume de Recherche et pratiques pédagogiques en langues de spécialité (RPPLSP) a été coordonné par Emilie Magnat et Rebecca Dahm pour l’association pour la recherche en didactique de l’anglais et en acquisition (Ardaa). Elles ont choisi pour thème les stratégies, l’engagement et l’ergonomie cognitive comme leviers pour l’enseignement / apprentissage des langues. Dans la continuité de la politique éditoriale de la revue, la plupart des textes rassemblés ici interrogent ces thématiques dans le cadre spécifique de l’enseignement supérieur et de la formation d’adultes, pour différentes langues (ici, l’anglais, le français et l’espagnol) et dans des contextes aussi variés que le contexte français, canadien ou algérien. Le questionnement sur les stratégies en particulier s’insère dans la lignée du précédent numéro de la revue, « Réussite et échec en langues de spécialité » (https://apliut.revues.org/4348).


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