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Keywords: Cooperative/collaborative learning Applications in subject areas Improving classroom teaching a b s t r a c t This study attempts to implement a cooperative reading environment for EFL early reading using a mobile-device-supported computer-assisted reciprocal early English reading (CAREER) system, and to evaluate its effect on the early reading(More)
It is widely accepted that reading provides important opportunities for second language (L2) development, however, in Taiwan sources of L2 input are often limited for learners in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) settings. This problem is compounded by environmental constraints such as students' diversity in reading abilities, the socioeconomic gap(More)
Strategies play an important role in learning a second or foreign language (L2). The aim of the current study was to develop and evaluate a co-sharing-based strategy learning system for L2 vocabulary learning known as " Mywordtools. " Mywordtools is designed specifically for lexical learning, enabling learners to use the currently available vocabulary(More)
This study reports on the differences in motivation, vocabulary gain, and perceptions on using or the Google Docs between individual and collaborative learning at a tertiary level. Two classes of English-as-a-Foreign Language (EFL) students were recruited and each class was randomly assigned into one of the two groups-individuals or collaborators. The(More)
The current study aimed at investigating how mobile seamless technology can be used to enhance the pragmatic competence of learners of Chinese as a second language (CSL). 34 overseas CSL learners participated in this study. They were randomly assigned into two groups: the classroom group, executing language tasks in fake contexts in a traditional classroom;(More)
This study investigated the research trends in language learning in a virtual reality environment by conducting a content analysis of findings published in the literature from 2004 to 2013 in four top ranked computer-assisted language learning journals: Language Learning & Technology, CALICO Journal, Computer Assisted Language Learning, and ReCALL. Data(More)