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Exercise Design and Vocabulary Learning in Tutorial CALL: The Effects of Image Features and Combinations on Attention to Written Forms

Abstract Computer assisted language learning (CALL) has become increasingly common as a means of helping learners develop essential skills in a second or foreign language. However, while many CALL programs claim to be based on principles of second language acquisition (SLA) theory and research, evaluation of design and learning outcomes at the level of individual CALL exercises is lacking in the existing literature. The following proposed study will explore the design of computer-based vocabulary matching exercises using both written text and images and the effects of various design manipulations on learning outcomes. The study will use eye-tracking to investigate what users attend to on screen as they work through a series of exercises with differe... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor patchin, colleen (Author) / Smith, David (Advisor) / Ross, Andrew (Committee member) / James, Mark (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Linguistics / Applied Linguistics / Computer Assisted Language Learning / Second Language Acquisition / Second Language Learning / Second Language Teaching / Teaching English as a Second Language
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 105 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis English 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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