This text provides a critical collection of recent research in on-line communication for second language learning. The paperback edition provides a critical collection of recent research in on-line communication for second language learning, including uses of e-mail, real-time writing, and the Web. Chapters analyze the theories underlying computer-assisted learning, explore the contexts that affect network-based teaching, and examine the linguistic nature of computer-mediated interaction in both textual and multimedia environments. This book will be of vital importance to language teachers and researchers, as well as to readers with a general interest in linguistics, computer-mediated communication, and education.
Author: Mark Warschauer Publisher: Cambridge University Press Published: 01/13/2000 Pages: 256 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.77lbs Size: 8.86h x 6.44w x 0.53d ISBN: 9780521667425