Tag: Language Learning
Machine Translation in the Language Classroom: Turkish EFL Learners’ and Instructors’ Perceptions and Use
Authors: Murat Ata, Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus Emre Debreli, European University of Lefke, Northern Cyprus Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.9.4.06 Citation: Ata, M, & Debreli, E. (2021). Machine Translation in the Language Classroom: Turkish EFL Learners’ and Instructors’ Perceptions and Use, 9(4). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.9.4.06 Abstract Online machine translation (OMT) tools are not exclusively designed for …
Welcome to Volume 8 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Education:Technology in Education
Welcome to the IAFOR Journal of Education’s inaugural Technology in Education issue. While the Journal structure may be slightly altered at times, our commitment to interdisciplinary, international, intercultural, quality manuscripts remains. As editor, I rely heavily on an extensive group including the editor-in-chief, two associate editors, and an incredible team of reviewers. I am truly …
Teacher Candidate Reflection and Development Through Virtual Exchange
Authors: Chesla Ann Lenkaitis, Binghamton University, State University of New York, USA Shannon M. Hilliker, Binghamton University, State University of New York, USA Kayla Roumeliotis, Teachers College at Columbia University, United States Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.8.2.07 Citation: Lenkaitis, C. A., Hilliker, S. M., & Roumeliotis, K. (2020). Teacher Candidate Reflection and Development Through Virtual Exchange. IAFOR …
The Ups and Downs of Language Learning
In this talk at ACL2020, Dr Christina Gkonou examines “the constructs of emotion and anxiety – which is the most frequently studied emotion within second language acquisition – and how they impact on learners’ classroom experiences”.
Beyond web 2.0: Designing authentic mobile learning for everyday contexts in Asia
In this Keynote, Professor Mark Pegrum illustrates the potential of mobile augmented reality (AR) language and literacy learning projects, with particular focus on recent gamified learning trails in Asia.
Is the untrained NS teacher worth even less than we thought?: NS teacher endorsement of folk beliefs in EFL education
In this presentation, Dr Charles Allen Brown discusses how his own multi-year ethnographic fieldwork examining ground-level practices of English education in Japan and Taiwan indicates that the untrained NS teacher may be even less valuable than is commonly assumed.
Dr Bonny Norton to give Virtual Keynote Presentation at ACLL2018
Dr Bonny Norton ACLL2018 Keynote Speaker (Virtual) University of British Columbia, Canada The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2018 (ACLL2018) is pleased to announce that Dr Bonny Norton will be a Keynote Speaker. Dr Bonny Norton, FRSC, is Professor and Distinguished University Scholar in the Department of Language and Literacy Education, University of British Columbia, …
Kotoba Miners – Gaming and Language Learning
James York discusses his Kotoba Miners project which brings together English-language and Japanese-language learners in a cooperative virtual language learning environment.
Connections between Psychology and Instruction
In this interview, Professor Stephen Ryan describes his personal experiences in the classroom and the relationship he sees between the hard sciences and natural sciences.
Motivation in Language Learning
In this interview, Professor Ted O’Neill speaks with Professor Kay Irie about the effects of applying motivation strategies to language learning environments.
Globalisation, Culture and the Individual
Professor Kuniko Miyanaga of the Human Potential Institute discusses ‘Globalisation, Culture and the Individual’ at The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2014 in Osaka, Japan.
Language and Identity
How does our identity and personality change when learning a new language? Professor Kuniko Miyanaga speaks with Dr Joseph Haldane on this subject following her Keynote Presentation at The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2014.
Helping Language Learners Build Knowledge
Professor Roger Palmer of Konan University discusses ways to help learners build knowledge as they learn second or foreign languages, enabling them to join the target language community.
Language Learning, Technology & Motivation
What is essential when learning a new language? Perhaps, it’s motivation, having curiosity and wanting to learn. Or is it being immersed in a culture where that language is dominant? And should your teacher be a native speaker of the language you want to learn or not?
Motivating the Unmotivated – 10 Ways to Get Your Students to DO Something
ELT author and trainer, Ken Wilson introduces a variety of techniques to help language teachers better motivate their students, and suggests ten ways teachers can engage their students’ interest and access their knowledge.
First and Second Language Acquisition
Marjo Mitsutomi and Minna Kirjavainen look at the process of first and second language acquisition and introduce some of their latest research findings.