Proceedings of the First International Online Conference on Second and Foreign Language Teaching and Research-September 25-26, 2004 - Beyond Borders

Editors: Meena Singhal and John Liontas
Publisher: The Reading Matrix Inc., United States
ISSN 1550-8501

Hard copy: All the papers submitted to the First International Online Conference on Second and Foreign Language Teaching and Research are available in PDF format, to be viewed and printed with Adobe Acrobat.

READING AND ARAB COLLEGE STUDENTS - ISSUES IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES HIGHER COLLEGES OF TECHNOLOGY
Andrew O’Sullivan
pp. 1-14
WRITING ON THE WEB: A WEB APPLIANCE IN A UBIQUITOUS E-LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
Pedro P. Sanchez-Villalon and Manuel Ortega
pp. 15-26
A STUDY OF TWO METHODS FOR DEVELOPING LOWER IDENTIFICATION SKILLS OF EFL READERS: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE ANALYSES
Etsuo Taguchi, Miyoko Maass and Greta J. Gorsuch
pp. 27-49
THE COMFORT ZONES OF PARENTS OF EARLY FRENCH IMMERSION STUDENTS EXPERIENCING LEARNING DIFFICULTIES
Marguerite May Noel
pp. 50-60
MAKING WAVES, NOT JUST SURFING THE NET: ICT AND LEARNING IN THE ESL CLASSROOM
Leila Kajee
pp. 61-80
IVANOV'S UNITED NATIONS SPEECH: EXAMINING DIFFERING PERSPECTIVES ON THE IRAQ CONFLICT
Kristina Beckman-Brito
pp. 81-90
COGNITIVE READING INSTRUCTION FOR FL LEARNERS OF TECHNICAL ENGLISH
Dolores Ramírez Verdugo
pp. 91-106
EFL/ESL TEACHING IN CHINA : QUESTIONS – QUESTIONS - QUESTIONS
Niu Qiang and Martin Wolff
pp. 107-133
EXAMINING STUDENTS' INTERLANGUAGE IN TESOL PASSIVE VOICE LEARNING AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR TEACHERS
Xia Huajiao
pp. 134-146
TECHNOLOGY AND FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING: STUDENT PERCEPTIONS ON THE FEASIBILITY OF USING WBI (WEB-BASED INSTRUCTION) TO SUPPLEMENT THE ON-CAMPUS FOREIGN LANGUAGE COURSES IN UiTM
Goh Ying Soon, Ng Ah Suan , Raja M ariam R aja B aniamin and Wan Anuar Wan Mamat
pp. 147-160
RESEARCHER RESEARCH: AN ALTERNATIVE IN LANGAUGE TESTING RESEARCH
Karim Sadeghi
pp. 161-172
L2 TASK DESIGN FOR ELECTRONIC MEDIA
Stayc DuBravac
pp. 173-180
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ENGLISH LEARNING MOTIVATATION TYPES AND SELF-IDENTITY CHANGES: A QUANTITATIVE STUDY ON CHINESE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
Gao Yihong, Zhao Yuan, Cheng Ying and Zhou Yan
pp. 181-199
FORM-FUNCITION MAPPING IN THE ACQUISITION OF IF-CONDITIONALS: A CORPUS-BASED STUDY
Yu-shan Ke
pp. 200-227
ANIMACY AS A COGNITIVE STRATEGY IN THE ACQUISITION OF PSYCH ADJECTIVES BY MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS
Zhang Jingyu and Wen Xiaojuan
pp. 228-235
ARABIC WINDOWS: ARABICIZING WINDOWS APPLICATIONS TO READ AND WRITE ARABIC
al-Husein N. Madhany
pp. 236-250
SCAFFOLDING THE HOLLYWOOD CONNECTION
Michael Greco
pp. 251-263
CAN YOU TELL A LANGUAGE QUEST WHEN YOU SEE ONE? DESIGN CRITERIA FOR TALENQUESTS
Ton L.M. Koenraad and Gerard J. Westhoff
pp. 264-275
THE EFFECTS OF CULTURAL SCHEMA AND READING ACTIVITIES ON READING COMPREHENSION
Salim Razi
pp. 276-293
EFFECTIVENESS OF HYPERMEDIA ANNOTATIONS FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGE READING
Asim Sakar
pp. 294-319
READING IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE: EFFECTIVENESS OF COMPUTER-BASED READING INSTRUCTION IN COMPARISON TO TEACHER-BASED READING INSTRUCTION
Mohammed Abdulmalik Ali
pp. 320-376
TOOLS FOR ONLINE COLLABORATION
Elizabeth Hanson-Smith and Buthaina Al Othman
pp. 377-392
PRE-SERVICE EFL TEACHERS’ ATTITUDES TOWARD RESEARCH
Leyla Tercanlioglu
pp. 393-410
COOPERATIVE LEARNING: THEORY, PRINCIPLES, AND TECHNIQUES
George Jacobs
pp. 411-420