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Stayc DuBravac received a BA from Brigham Young University, an MA and PhD in French and second language acquisition from the Pennsylvania State University. He joined the Department of Modern and Classical Languages at the University of Kentucky in 2005 where he directs the Program in Teaching World Languages and the serves as the chair of the Program in Applied Linguistics. He has published a number of books, articles, videos, and software ancillaries that explore the possibilities, advantages, and the disadvantages of computer-assisted language learning. He enjoys speaking French, Chinese, and Spanish.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Evaluating and using software, webware, and hardware
Chapter 3: The World Wide Web
Chapter 4: Theories of Second Language Acquisition
Chapter 5: Activity and Task-based Teaching for Technologically-enhanced Classrooms
Chapter 6: The National and International Standards
Chapter 7: Synchronous Computer-mediated Communication
Chapter 8: Asynchronous Computer-mediated Communication
Chapter 9: Computer-based Language Testing
Chapter 10: Alternative Assessment: Projects, Performances, and ePortfolios