Antigoni Parmaxi

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Technology in general and online support communities in particular can play a key role in the lives of older adults. However, these environments are not always well understood or are often misused. This paper reports an investigation of older adults’ perceptions and experiences of online social support and Web use in Cyprus. A discussion of the results from(More)
This paper reports on a qualitative study of the use of social technologies, explored in the context of an intensive 650-hour Greek language course. Qualitative content analysis of instructors’ field notes, students’ and instructors’ reflections, interviews and a focus group was employed aiming at identifying the use of social technologies as a platform for(More)
This paper describes the use of phenomenography to explore the different ways in which language learners experience Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL). The use of computer as well as new media has dominated language learning and teaching (Gamper and Knapp, 2002) and raised new potentials and possibilities in the field. These new possibilities need(More)
This study explores the research development pertaining to computer-mediated communication (CMC) in the field of computer-assisted language learning (CALL). The basic premise of this study is that language and consequently communication are essential elements of culture; thus, deep understanding of the role of technology in facilitating communication in(More)