Tips for Teaching with CALL
Practical Approaches for Computer-Assisted Language Learning
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Tips for Teaching with CALL by Carol A. Chapelle
Book DescriptionTips for Teaching with CALL: Practical Approaches to Computer-Assisted Language Learning, introduces English language teachers to computer-assisted language learning, or CALL. This practical reference book links specific techniques for using CALL with contemporary CALL research. The book and companion CD-ROM clearly demonstrate why and how to use CALL to teach vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, listening, speaking, communication skills, and content-based language. Features of the Book: *Color screenshots of authentic CALL software, along with descriptions, level information, and notes, illustrate more than 100 real examples *Concrete tips at the beginning of each chapter help teachers get students working productively with electronic texts * What the research says and What the teacher can do sections link pedagogical research with classroom techniques *Specific topics covered in different chapters includeVocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Writing,Listening, Speaking, Communication Skills, and Content-Based Language *Focus questions at the end of each chapter guide teachers in selecting appropriate CALL activities for their students' needs Features of the CD-ROM: *Interactive video clips show application of tips from each chapter *Demonstration tips show students using authentic CALL software *Simulation tips guide teachers through using authentic CALL programs System Requirements: * Windows(R) 2000/XP/Vista or Mac OSX (10.3 or higher) * Microsoft Internet Explorer(R) 6.x, SafariTM 1.x, Firefox(R) 1.x, Mozilla(R) 1.x, NetscapeTM 7.x or later *256 MB RAM minimum (512+ MB recommended) *500 MB available hard drive space * Monitor resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher * Sound card and speakers*CD-ROM drive (10x or faster) * Adobe(R) Flash(R) 8 plug-in or higher (Note: If your computer does not have this plug-in, and Internet connection is required for installation. )
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780132404280
(246mm x 174mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Pearson Education (US)
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 17-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Carol A. Chapelle
Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, Hardback (November 2012)
This ground-breaking reference work, available online or as a 10-volume print set, is a comprehensive resource covering the highly diverse field of applied linguistics. Truly global in scope, and led by General Editor Carol A.
Building a Validity Argument for the Test of English as a Foreign Language, Paperback (March 2008)
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL[registered]) is used by several universities to guide English language instruction. This volume provides a detailed description and analysis of Educational Testing Service's research and development efforts to develop a major revision of the TOEFL[registered] test.
Assessing Language through Computer Technology, Paperback (April 2006)
The first book to consider the theoretical, methodological and practical issues and their implications for language teaching professionals wishing to engage with computer-assisted assessment.
Computer Applications in Second Language Acquisition, Paperback (February 2001)» View all books by Carol A. Chapelle
This book explores computer applications in second language acquisition and research.
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Author Biography - Carol A. Chapelle
Joan Jamieson (Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education, University of Illinois) is Professor of English/Applied Linguistics at Northern Arizona University. In the MA-TESL program and the doctoral program in Applied Linguistics, she teaches classes in CALL, second language testing, and research design and statistics for applied linguistics. Joan has been involved in several research and development projects in these areas, as reflected in her publications. Carol A. Chapelle (Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education, University of Illinois) is Professor of TESL/Applied Linguistics at Iowa State University. She teaches classes in CALL, second language testing, and second language acquisition in an MA program in TESL/Applied Linguistics with specialization in CALL and in a Ph.D. program in Applied Linguistics & Technology. Carol has published widely in these areas. She has served as editor of TESOL Quarterly, and she is second vice president of the American Association for Applied Linguistics.
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