Uusimmat aineistot

  • Editorial 

    Mäntylä, Katja; Kalaja, Paula (Centre for Applied Language Studies at the University of Jyväskylä, 2012)
  • Content Domain and Language Competence in Computer-mediated Conversation for Learning 

    Leone, Paola (Centre for Applied Language Studies at the University of Jyväskylä, 2012)
    This study addresses the issue of interactional dominance in Teletandem conversations, in which two speakers communicate via video calls and chat and alternatively use their L2, the latter being the native language of the ...
  • Similarities between Playing World of Warcraft and CLIL 

    Sylvén, Liss Kerstin; Sundqvist, Pia (Centre for Applied Language Studies at the University of Jyväskylä, 2012)
    This article argues that playing World of Warcraft (WoW) and Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) have a number of similar features. We base our argument on findings from three studies. The first (Sylvén 2004/2010) ...
  • Teacher-researchers Exploring Design-based Research to Develop Learning Designs in Higher Education Language Teaching 

    Bergroth-Koskinen, Ulla-Maija; Seppälä, Riina (Centre for Applied Language Studies at the University of Jyväskylä, 2012)
    Due to constant changes and developments of the 21st century societies and working life, the environments in which learning takes place have changed. Novel ways to research learning in those environments and to explore how ...
  • New Challenges to Motivate Remedial EFL Students to Read Extensively 

    Takase, Atsuko; Otsuki, Kyoko (Centre for Applied Language Studies at the University of Jyväskylä, 2012)
    Although one of the keys to improving language ability lies in the continuous and prolonged exposure to the target language, providing learners with the opportunities in the EFL environment is not easy. For Japanese learners ...
  • In Search of Lost Language: A longitudinal study into trainee teacher motivation and the reactivation of lapsed language skills 

    Llewellyn-Williams, Jill (Centre for Applied Language Studies at the University of Jyväskylä, 2012)
    Trainee language teachers require a high standard of subject knowledge for their intense training programme and frequently find it difficult to balance the need to maintain their language proficiency with the more urgent ...
  • The Complexity of Learner Agency 

    Mercer, Sarah (Centre for Applied Language Studies at the University of Jyväskylä, 2012)
    Successful language learning depends crucially on the activity and initiative of the learner (van Lier 2008: 163). However, before a learner engages their agentic resources and chooses to exercise their agency in a particular ...
  • The Influence of Goal Orientation, Past Language Studies, Overseas Experiences, and Gender Differences on Japanese EFL Learners’ Beliefs, Anxiety, and Behaviors 

    Nakayama, Akira; Heffernan, Neil; Matsumoto, Hiroyuki; Hiromori, Tomohito (Centre for Applied Language Studies at the University of Jyväskylä, 2012)
    The purpose of this study was to examine how Japanese students’ past language studies, in formal classroom settings during their elementary school years and their overseas experiences before entering university, affected ...
  • Language students and emerging identities 

    Huhtala, Anne; Lehti-Eklund, Hanna (Centre for Applied Language Studies at the University of Jyväskylä, 2012)
    The aim of our article is to study written narratives as a way of expressing emerging identities as second language (L2) users. We compare narratives written by Finnish students of Swedish during their first semester (24 ...