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The information age: Economy, society and culture.
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Comparing Face-To-Face and Electronic Discussion in the Second Language Classroom
One of the supposed benefits of computer-mediated communication is that it can result in more equal participation among students. This study tested that claim by comparing equality of studentExpand
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Computers and language learning: an overview
Recent years have shown an explosion of interest in using computers for language teaching and learning. A decade ago, the use of computers in the language classroom was of concern only to a smallExpand
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Computer-Mediated Collaborative Learning: Theory and Practice.
Recently interest has grown concerning the uses of online communication for language teaching. Yet this growing interest in computer-mediated collaborative language learning has not been matched byExpand
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Motivational aspects of using computers for writing and communication
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This paper seeks to contribute to the process of making motivational frameworks more particularized, pedagogical, and practical by examining the relationship between specific aspects of computer-assisted language learning and student motivation. Expand
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Reconceptualizing the Digital Divide
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This paper examines the concept of a digital divide by introducing problematic examples of community technology projects and analyzing models of technology access. Expand
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AUDIENCE, AUTHORSHIP, AND ARTIFACT: THE EMERGENT SEMIOTICS OF WEB 2.0
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The second-generation Web has amplified and extended new ways of online communication. Expand
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The Changing Global Economy and the Future of English Teaching
This article analyzes the emergence of a new stage of global capitalism, called informationalism, and its consequences for English language teaching, focusing on three critical issues. First,Expand
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Dissecting the "Digital Divide": A Case Study in Egypt
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For the last decade, the concept of a "digital divide" has framed people's understanding of technology's relationship to equity and development. Expand
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Network-based Language Teaching: On-line learning in second language classrooms: An ethnographic study
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On-line learning in second language classrooms Ethnographic research does not claim the generalizability that is often as­ serted of quantitative studies. Expand
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