International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Special Issue

Computer-Assisted Language Learning & Teaching

  • Submission Deadline: 20 December 2014
  • Status: Submission Closed
About This Special Issue
This special issue represents the application of new digital media and technologies to language teaching and learning. This issue aims to provide relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings on the topic of Computer Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (CALLT). We anticipate that this issue will provide a relevant resource for educators, school-district administrators, educational and public-library/media specialists, language teachers and specialists, legislators, and social and education policy makers when considering funding, adopting, and implementing new technologies in language classrooms.

Recommended Technologies
1. Computer programs, software, etc.
2. Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (MALL)
3. The Internet
4. Web 2.0 Technologies
5. Social Networking Websites such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.
6. Video Gaming, MMOs and MMOGs
7. Virtual Environments
8. Instant Messaging, chatting, texting
9. Online Journaling
10. Distance Learning
11. Blogs and Video Blogs
12. Digital Storytelling
13. E-Discussion Lists & E-Forums
14. Video Sharing Sites (e.g., YouTube and Teacher Tube)
15. Podcasts
16. Photo Sharing Sites, Flickr and Instagram
17. Wikis and Information Sharing Sites
18. E-books and E-readers
19. Websites
20. Apps and any other technologies implemented in language classrooms
Guest Editors
  • Mohammad Nikafrooz

    Department of TEFL, Ahvaz Branch, Payam Noor University, Ahvaz, Iran, Ahvaz, Iran

  • Tiffany Smith

    Fortis College, Paradise, United States

Published Articles
  • English Writing Students’ Perspective of Using Eportfolio in the Writing Class

    Maha Alawdat

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6-3, December 2014
    Pages: 1-11
    Received: 4 July 2014
    Accepted: 28 August 2014
    Published: 2 September 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijll.s.2014020603.11
    Abstract: This study aims to examine students’ perspective of using eportfolios for their writing assignments and assessment in Indiana University of Pennsylvania (20 males and 38 females) first year freshman writing courses. The data for this research was collected by using Qualtrics survey software and analyzed by the reporting system of the software itsel... Show More