Critical CALL – Proceedings of the 2015 EUROCALL Conference, Padova, Italy

Edited by Francesca Helm, Linda Bradley, Marta Guarda, Sylvie Thouësny.


DOI: 10.14705/rpnet.2015.9781908416292
Publication date: 2015-12-02
Licence: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
Language: English, Italian

Critical CALL – Proceedings of the 2015 EUROCALL Conference, Padova, Italy

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The theme of the conference this year was Critical CALL, drawing inspiration from the work carried out in the broader field of Critical Applied Linguistics. The term ‘critical’ has many possible interpretations, and as Pennycook (2001) outlines, has many concerns. It was from these that we decided on the conference theme, in particular the notion that we should question the assumptions that lie at the basis of our praxis, ideas that have become ‘naturalized’ and are not called into question. Over 200 presentations were delivered in 68 different sessions, both in English and Italian, on topics related specifically to the theme and also more general CALL topics. 94 of these were submitted as extended papers and appear in this volume of proceedings.

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Critical CALL
Helm, Francesca.
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p. xiii
Conference committees
Helm, Francesca; Bradley, Linda; Guarda, Marta; Thouësny, Sylvie.
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p. xv
The effect of iPad assisted language learning on developing EFL students’ autonomous language learning
Albadry, Haifa.
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p. 1
Social media as an alternative to Moodle in EFL teaching practice forums
Allen, Christopher.
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p. 9
Towards a learner need-oriented second language collocation writing assistant
Alonso Ramos, Margarita; Carlini, Roberto; Codina-Filbà, Joan; Orol, Ana; Vincze, Orsolya; Wanner, Leo.
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p. 16
Un test senza stress: un supporto per orientarsi nell'italiano
Artese, Marina.
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p. 24
Vocabulary acquisition in L2: does CALL really help?
Averianova, Irina.
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p. 30
State of the art of language learning design using mobile technology: sample apps and some critical reflection
Bárcena, Elena; Read, Timothy; Underwood, Joshua; Obari, Hiroyuki; Cojocnean, Diana; Koyama, Toshiko; Pareja-Lora, Antonio; Calle, Cristina; Pomposo, Lourdes; Talaván, Noa; Ávila-Cabrera, José; Ibañez, Ana; Vermeulen, Anna; Jordano, María; Arús-Hita, Jorge; Rodríguez, Pilar; Castrillo, María Dolores; Kétyi, Andras; Selwood, Jaime; Gaved, Mark; Kukulska-Hulme, Agnes.
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p. 36
The alignment of CMC language learning methodologies with the Bridge21 model of 21C learning
Bauer, Ciarán; Devitt, Ann; Tangney, Brendan.
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p. 44
Mobile apps to support and assess foreign language learning
Berns, Anke; Palomo-Duarte, Manuel; Dodero, Juan Manuel; Ruiz-Ladrón, Juan Miguel; Calderón Márquez, Andrea.
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p. 51
Dialogue-based CALL: an overview of existing research
Bibauw, Serge; François, Thomas; Desmet, Piet.
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p. 57
Applied linguistics project: student-led computer assisted research in high school EAL / EAP
Bohát, Róbert; Rödlingová, Beata; Horáková, Nina.
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p. 65
Corpus of High School Academic Texts (COHAT): data-driven, computer assisted discovery in learning academic English
Bohát, Róbert; Rödlingová, Beata; Horáková, Nina.
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p. 71
Using mobile devices and the Adobe Connect web conferencing tool in the assessment of EFL student teacher performance
Bolona Lopez, Maria del Carmen; Ortiz, Margarita Elizabeth; Allen, Christopher.
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p. 77
From research to research synthesis in CALL
Boulton, Alex.
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p. 84
Language learning beyond Japanese university classrooms: video interviewing for study abroad
Brine, John; Kaneko, Emiko; Heo, Younghyon; Vazhenin, Alexander; Bateson, Gordon.
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p. 91
Tablets in English class: students’ activities surrounding online dictionary work
Bunting, Leona.
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p. 97
Set super-chicken to 3! Student and teacher perceptions of Spaceteam ESL
Cardoso, Walcir; Grimshaw, Jennica; Waddington, David.
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p. 102
Evaluating text-to-speech synthesizers
Cardoso, Walcir; Smith, George; Garcia Fuentes, Cesar.
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p. 108
Collecting, analysing and using longitudinal learner data for language teaching: the case of LONGDALE-IT
Castello, Erik.
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p. 114
How can we use corpus wordlists for language learning? Interfaces between computer corpora and expert intervention
Chen, Yu-Hua; Bruncak, Radovan.
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p. 120
Corpus-supported academic writing: how can technology help?
Chitez, Madalina; Rapp, Christian; Kruse, Otto.
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p. 125
Exploring collaborative writing in wikis: a genre-based approach
Coccetta, Francesca.
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p. 133
Activities and reflection for influencing beliefs about learning with smartphones
Cochrane, Robert.
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p. 138
High school students’ use of digital tools for learning English vocabulary in an EFL context
Cojocnean, Diana.
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p. 144
Design and empirical evaluation of controlled L2 practice through mini-games—moving beyond drill-and-kill?
Cornillie, Frederik; Piet, Piet.
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p. 150
Training ELF teachers to create a blended learning environment: encouraging CMS adoption and implementation
Cote, Travis; Milliner, Brett.
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p. 158
Il Vivit: vivi l'italiano. Un portale per la diffusione della lingua e cultura italiana nel mondo
Duso, Elena Maria; Cordoni, Giovanni.
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p. 164
What do students learn by playing an online simulation game?
Franciosi, Stephan J.; Mehring, Jeffrey.
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p. 170
Gli apprendenti di italiano L2 all’università e le loro abitudini tecnologiche
Fratter, Ivana; Altinier, Micol.
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p. 177
L'evoluzione del test di piazzamento per i corsi di Italiano L2 al Centro Linguistico dell'Università di Padova: utilità e criticità delle TIC
Fratter, Ivana; Marigo, Luisa; Pescina, Luigi.
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p. 181
Developing and evaluating a multimodal course format: Danish for knowledge workers – labour market-related Danish
Frederiksen, Karen-Margrete; Laursen, Katja Årosin.
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p. 186
Tracking student retention in open online language courses
Friðriksdóttir, Kolbrún; Arnbjörnsdóttir, Birna.
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p. 192
Implementing verbal and non-verbal activities in an intercultural collaboration project for English education
Fujii, Kiyomi; Hirotani, Maki.
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p. 198
Graded lexicons: new resources for educational purposes and much more
Gala, Núria; Billami, Mokhtar B.; François, Thomas; Bernhard, Delphine.
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p. 204
Podcast-mediated language learning: levels of podcast integration and developing vocabulary knowledge
Gholami, Mahboubeh; Mohammadi, Mojtaba.
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p. 210
Toward implementing computer-assisted foreign language assessment in the official Spanish University Entrance Examination
Gimeno Sanz, Ana; Sevilla Pavón, Ana.
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p. 215
Open online language courses: the multi-level model of the Spanish N(ottingham)OOC
Goria, Cecilia; Lagares, Manuel.
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p. 221
Improving summarizing skills with TED talks: an account of a teaching lesson using explicit instruction
Hashimoto, Shin’ichi; Fukuda, Eri; Okazaki, Hironobu.
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p. 228
The integration of a three-year-long intercultural collaborative project into a foreign language classroom for the development of intercultural competence
Hirotani, Maki; Fujii, Kiyomi.
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p. 235
Selective teaching of L2 pronunciation
Husby, Olaf; Koreman, Jacques; Martínez-Paricio, Violeta; Abrahamsen, Jardar E.; Albertsen, Egil; Hedayatfar, Keivan; Bech, Øyvind.
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p. 243
VISP 2.0: methodological considerations for the design and implementation of an audio-description based app to improve oral skills
Ibáñez Moreno, Ana; Vermeulen, Anna.
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p. 249
The effects of video SCMC on English proficiency, speaking performance and willingness to communicate
Iino, Atsushi; Yabuta, Yukiko.
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p. 254
An EFL flipped learning course design: utilizing students’ mobile online devices
Ishikawa, Yasushige; Akahane-Yamada, Reiko; Smith, Craig; Kondo, Mutsumi; Tsubota, Yasushi; Dantsuji, Masatake.
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p. 261
Integrating telecollaboration for intercultural language acquisition at secondary education: lessons learned
Jauregi, Kristi.
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p. 268
Cross-cultural discussions in a 3D virtual environment and their affordances for learners’ motivation and foreign language discussion skills
Jauregi, Kristi; Kuure, Leena; Bastian, Pim; Reinhardt, Dennis; Koivisto, Tuomo.
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p. 274
Testing an online English course: lessons learned from an analysis of post-course proficiency change scores
Jee, Rebecca Y.
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p. 281
An investigation of a multimedia language lab project in Turkish state universities
Karatay, Yasin.
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p. 288
Combining online and hybrid teaching environments in German courses
Keim, Lucrecia.
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p. 294
Future language teachers learning to become CALL designers – methodological perspectives in studying complexity
Keisanen, Tiina; Kuure, Leena.
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p. 301
Practical evaluation of a mobile language learning tool in higher education
Kétyi, András.
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p. 306
The provision of feedback types to EFL learners in synchronous voice computer mediated communication
Ko, Chao-Jung.
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p. 312
The word frequency effect on second language vocabulary learning
Koirala, Cesar.
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p. 318
Experimental analyses of the factors affecting the gradience in sentence difficulty judgments
Koirala, Cesar; Jee, Rebecca Y.
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p. 324
GenieTutor: a computer assisted second-language learning system based on semantic and grammar correctness evaluations
Kwon, Oh-Woog; Lee, Kiyoung; Kim, Young-Kil; Lee, Yunkeun.
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p. 330
EFL students’ perceptions of corpus-tools as writing references
Lai, Shu-Li.
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p. 336
Developing and piloting an app for managing self-directed language learning: an action research approach
Lammons, Elizabeth; Momata, Yuko; Mynard, Jo; Noguchi, Junko; Watkins, Satoko.
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p. 342
Assessing the impact of computer-based formative evaluations in a course of English as a foreign language for undergraduate kinesiology students in Chile
Lazzeri, Santos; Cabezas, Ximena; Ojeda, Luis; Leiva, Francisca.
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p. 348
Automated formative evaluations for reading comprehension in an English as a foreign language course: benefits on performance, user satisfaction, and monitoring of higher education students in Chile
Lazzeri, Santos; Cabezas, Ximena; Ojeda, Luis; Leiva, Francisca.
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p. 355
A hybrid approach for correcting grammatical errors
Lee, Kiyoung; Kwon, Oh-Woog; Kim, Young-Kil; Lee, Yunkeun.
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p. 362
Mi.L.A: multilingual and multifaceted mobile interactive applications for children with autism
Loizides, Fernando; Kartapanis, Iosif; Sella, Francesca; Papadima-Sophocleous, Salomi.
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p. 368
AWE-based corrective feedback on developing EFL learners’ writing skill
Lu, Zhihong; Li, Xiaowei; Li, Zhenxiao.
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p. 375
The flip side of flipped language teaching
Lyddon, Paul A.
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p. 381
Layers of CALL hegemonies: an Iranian experience
Marandi, S. Susan; Karimi Alavijeh, Khadijeh; Nami, Fatemeh.
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p. 386
Integrating CALL into an Iranian EAP course: constraints and affordances
Mehran, Parisa; Alizadeh, Mehrasa.
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p. 392
Exploring the interaction between learners and tools in e-learning environments
Meri, Serpil.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000365 | Export citation
p. 397
One year of extensive reading on mobile devices: engagement and impressions
Milliner, Brett; Cote, Travis.
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p. 404
Errors in automatic speech recognition versus difficulties in second language listening
Mirzaei, Maryam Sadat; Meshgi, Kourosh; Akita, Yuya; Kawahara, Tatsuya.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000367 | Export citation
p. 410
Pedagogical values of mobile-assisted task-based activities to enhance speaking skill
Mohammadi, Mojtaba; Safdari, Nastaran.
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p. 416
Using language corpora to develop a virtual resource center for business English
Ngo, Thi Phuong Le.
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p. 421
The TATL framework for CALL development
Ní Chiaráin, Neasa; Ní Chasaide, Ailbhe.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000370 | Export citation
p. 427
Successful EFL teaching using mobile technologies in a flipped classroom
Obari, Hiroyuki; Lambacher, Stephen.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000371 | Export citation
p. 433
TLC Pack unpacked
Oberhofer, Margret; Colpaert, Jozef.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000372 | Export citation
p. 439
Dynamic lesson planning in EFL reading classes through a new e-learning system
Okada, Takeshi; Sakamoto, Yasunobu.
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p. 444
Learning about language learning on a MOOC: how Massive, Open, Online and “Course”?
Orsini-Jones, Marina; Pibworth-Dolinski, Laura; Cribb, Mike; Brick, Billy; Gazeley-Eke, Zoe; Leinster, Hannah; Lloyd, Elwyn.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000374 | Export citation
p. 450
Instructors’ attitudes towards CALL and MALL in L2 classrooms
Pagel, James W.; Lambacher, Stephen; Reedy, David W.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000375 | Export citation
p. 458
A critical analysis of learner participation in virtual worlds: how can virtual worlds inform our pedagogy?
Panichi, Luisa.
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p. 464
The FARE software
Pitarello, Adriana.
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p. 470
Learners’ perceptions of online elements in a beginners’ language blended course – implications for CALL design
Pulker, Hélène; Vialleton, Elodie.
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p. 475
A TELL English course to meet the needs of a multilevel BA in ELT group: what was wrong?
Reyes Fierro, María del Carmen; Delgado Alvarado, Natanael.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000379 | Export citation
p. 480
Implementing an online vocabulary training program
Robertson, Charles E.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000380 | Export citation
p. 486
La sfida dell’ambiente Web 2.0 nella didattica delle lingue minori
Rózsavölgyi, Edit.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000381 | Export citation
p. 490
Is mobile-assisted language learning really useful? An examination of recall automatization and learner autonomy
Sato, Takeshi; Murase, Fumiko; Burden, Tyler.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000382 | Export citation
p. 495
Creativity and collaboration: using CALL to facilitate international collaboration for online journalism at a Model United Nations event
Sheehan, Mark D.; Thorpe, Todd; Dunn, Robert.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000383 | Export citation
p. 502
Feedback on feedback – does it work?
Speicher, Oranna; Stollhans, Sascha.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000384 | Export citation
p. 507
A comparative study of the effect of CALL on gifted and non-gifted adolescents’ English proficiency
Tai, Sophie; Chen, Hao-Jan.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000385 | Export citation
p. 512
Are teachers test-oriented? A comparative corpus-based analysis of the English entrance exam and junior high school English textbooks
Tai, Sophie; Chen, Hao-Jan.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000386 | Export citation
p. 518
Use of mobile testing system PeLe for developing language skills
Titova, Svetlana.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000387 | Export citation
p. 523
Mandarin students’ perceptions of multimodal interaction in a web conferencing environment: a satisfaction survey
Tseng, Jun-Jie.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000388 | Export citation
p. 529
Computer-mediated synchronous and asynchronous corrective feedback provided by trainee teachers to learners of French: a preliminary study
Vidal, Julie; Thouësny, Sylvie.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000389 | Export citation
p. 536
Examining and supporting online writing – a qualitative pre-study for an analytic learning environment
Waragai, Ikumi; Ohta, Tatsuy; Raindl, Marco; Kurabayashi, Shuichi; Kiyoki, Yasushi; Tokuda, Hideyuki.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000390 | Export citation
p. 543
CALL and less commonly taught languages: challenges and opportunities
Ward, Monica.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000391 | Export citation
p. 549
I’m a useful NLP tool – get me out of here
Ward, Monica.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000392 | Export citation
p. 553
Learners’ agency in a Facebook-mediated community
Wu, Greg Chung-Hsien; Chao, Yu-Chuan Joni.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000393 | Export citation
p. 558
Exploring mobile apps for English language teaching and learning
Zou, Bin; Li, Jiaying.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000394 | Export citation
p. 564
The use of monolingual mobile dictionaries in the context of reading by intermediate Cantonese EFL learners in Hong Kong
Zou, Di; Xie, Haoran; Wang, Fu Lee.
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000395 | Export citation
p. 569
Author index
Helm, Francesca; Bradley, Linda; Guarda, Marta; Thouësny, Sylvie.
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