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The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning

The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning

Carol A. Chapelle (Editor) , Shannon Sauro (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-91404-5

Jun 2017, Wiley-Blackwell

544 pages



The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning presents a comprehensive exploration of the impact of technology on the field of second language learning.

The rapidly evolving language-technology interface has propelled dramatic changes in, and increased opportunities for, second language teaching and learning.  Its influence has been felt no less keenly in the approaches and methods of assessing learners' language and researching language teaching and learning.

Contributions from a team of international scholars make up the Handbook consisting of four parts: language teaching and learning through technology; the technology-pedagogy interface; technology for L2 assessment; and research and development of technology for language learning. It considers how technology assists in all areas of language development, the emergence of pedagogy at the intersection of language and technology, technology in language assessment, and major research issues in research and development of technologies for language learning. It covers all aspects of language including grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, listening, speaking, pragmatics, and intercultural learning, as well as new pedagogical and assessment approaches, and new ways of conceiving and conducting research and development. 

The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning demonstrates the extensive, multifaceted implications of technology for language teachers, learners, materials-developers, and researchers.

Notes on Contributors ix

Acknowledgments xv

1 Introduction to the Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning 1
Carol A. Chapelle and Shannon Sauro

2 From Past to Present: A Hundred Years of Technology for L2 Learning 10
Sue E. K. Otto

3 Technologies for Teaching and Learning L2 Grammar 26
Trude Heift and Nina Vyatkina

4 Technologies for Teaching and Learning L2 Vocabulary 45
Qing Ma

5 Technologies for Teaching and Learning L2 Reading 62
Meei‐Ling Liaw and Kathryn English

6 Technology and L2 Writing 77
Zhi Li, Ahmet Dursun and Volker Hegelheimer

7 Technologies for Teaching and Learning L2 Listening 93
Philip Hubbard

8 Technologies for Teaching and Learning L2 Speaking 107
Robert J. Blake

9 Technologies for Teaching and Learning Intercultural Competence and Interlanguage Pragmatics 118
Julie M. Sykes

10 Distance Language Teaching with Technology 134
Cynthia J. White

11 Blended Language Learning: Research and Practice 149
Maja Grgurović

12 Telecollaboration 169
Melinda Dooly

13 The Continuing Evolution of Virtual Worlds for Language Learning 184
Randall W. Sadler

14 Digital Gaming in L2 Teaching and Learning 202
Jonathon Reinhardt

15 Mobile Learning Revolution: Implications for Language Pedagogy 217
Agnes Kukulska‐Hulme, Helen Lee, and Lucy Norris

16 Technology for Task‐based Language Teaching 234
Marta Gonzalez‐Lloret

17 Language for Specific Purposes and Corpus‐based Pedagogy 248
Elena Cotos

18 Technology, New Literacies, and Language Learners 265
Paige Ware

19 Language Teacher Education and Technology 278
Greg Kessler and Philip Hubbard

20 Integrating Assessment with Instruction through Technology 293
Joan Jamieson and Matteo Musumeci

21 Technology and High‐stakes Language Testing 317
Jonathan E. Schmidgall and Donald E. Powers

22 Validation of Technology‐assisted Language Tests 332
Yoo‐Ree Chung

23 Authoring Language‐Learning Courseware 348
Robert Godwin‐Jones

24 Design‐based Research 364
Julio C. Rodriguez

25 Evaluation of Technology and Language Learning 378
Carol A. Chapelle

26 Research Methods for Investigating Technology for Language and Culture Learning 393
Dorothy M. Chun

27 CALL Meta‐analyses and Transparency Analysis 409
Hsien‐Chin Liou and Hui‐Fen Lin

28 Researching Technology‐mediated Multimodal Interaction 428
Thierry Chanier and Marie‐Noelle Lamy

29 Technology‐Enhanced SLA Research 444
Bryan Smith

30 Toward Langua‐technocultural Competence 459
Shannon Sauro and Carol A. Chapelle

Index 473

“Modern tools and applications are discussed throughout the book in terms of their effects on language learning and instruction, which can guide novice and experienced teachers and researchers in the field. Articulated by some of the best scholars in the assessment field, the volume is, thus, a valuable source of contemporary theory, research, applications, and ideas about using technology for language learning.”