The Path of Speech Technologies in Computer Assisted Language Learning: From Research Toward Practice
Learner Autonomy and CALL Environments
Changing Language Education Through CALL
Mike Levy, Françoise Blin, Claire Bradin Siskin, Osamu Takeuchi
July 03, 2014
As technological innovation continues to affect language pedagogy, there is an increasing demand for information, exemplars, analysis and guidance. This edited volume focuses on international perspectives in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in all of its forms, including Technology...
Trude Heift, Mathias Schulze
February 23, 2012
This book provides the first comprehensive overview of theoretical issues, historical developments and current trends in ICALL (Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning). It assumes a basic familiarity with Second Language Acquisition (SLA) theory and teaching, CALL and linguistics. It...
Melissa Holland, F. Pete Fisher
February 23, 2012
This collection examines the promise and limitations for computer-assisted language learning of emerging speech technologies: speech recognition, text-to-speech synthesis, and acoustic visualization. Using pioneering research from contributors based in the US and Europe, this volume illustrates the...
December 08, 2011
This volume brings together two prominent strands in second language acquisition theory and research: the concept of learner autonomy and computer-assisted language learning (CALL). Learner autonomy supports learners in becoming more reflective and communicative and in experimenting with language...
Randall P. Donaldson, Margaret A. Haggstrom
June 16, 2009
The last twenty years has seen a huge evolution in approaches to language-learning, due to new technology as well changing theories on how to best teach languages. Recognising the key relationship between research, practice and program development, Changing Language Education Through CALL is an...