Vocabulary Learning in the  CMC  Scenario English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN Lu í s Martínez Krista...
Objectives English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN <ul><li>Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Interactivity <...
Description of variables (1) DOMAIN Variables in the study PERFORMANCE No. of target words used Length of turn No. of gram...
Description of variables (2) Variables in the study No. of target words used Lexicon acquisition Length of turn No. words/...
Research Protocols English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN PROTOCOL TASK PRESENTATION OF STIMULI: Target...
Research in vocabulary acquisition English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN RESEARCH DOMAIN FOCUS INTERFA...
SAMPLING English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN   SIG CMC Universidad de León, April 25th 2009 SAMPLING...
PRESENTATION of STIMULI English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN STIMULI  PRESENTATION OF STIMULI: Target...
TRAINING: Debate English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN Preliminary task (2 groups):  short composition...
TABULATION OF DATA English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN VARIABLE EXAMPLE NO. TURN Total number of tur...
Survey QUESTIONS RESPONSE FORMAT Talk to native-speakers in CMC/F2F (Yes/No) Capacity to converse in CMC/F2F 6-point scale...
English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN POST-TEST MEAN SD MEAN SD 27.7 7.4 4.5 9.1 .87 .12 13.1 1.2 3.9 ...
ANALYSIS OF RESULTS English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN CMC F2F
ANALYSIS OF RESULTS: CORRELATION participation vs. grammar errors English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAI...
ANALYSIS OF RESULTS:  CORRELATION participation VS. vocabulary used English Language Department, University of Seville, SP...
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    1. 1. Vocabulary Learning in the CMC Scenario English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN Lu í s Martínez Krista Lamberton Teresa L ó pez-Soto University of Seville
    2. 2. Objectives English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN <ul><li>Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Interactivity </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation </li></ul>
    3. 3. Description of variables (1) DOMAIN Variables in the study PERFORMANCE No. of target words used Length of turn No. of grammatical errors INTERACTIVITY Requesting clarification Self-correction Emoticons MOTIVATION Teacher-student Student-student
    4. 4. Description of variables (2) Variables in the study No. of target words used Lexicon acquisition Length of turn No. words/turn No. of grammatical errors Syntactic (word order), morphological Requesting clarification Student-student / student-teacher Self-correction Repetition Emoticons Number and type Teacher-student Preference of the directionality student-teacher-student Student-student Preference of the directionality student-student
    5. 5. Research Protocols English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN PROTOCOL TASK PRESENTATION OF STIMULI: Target words = Ecology and lifestyles <ul><li>Questionnaire </li></ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Definition of target words (the teacher exemplifies the meaning orally to the group) </li></ul>TRAINING <ul><li>Writing (description) </li></ul><ul><li>Writing (debate outline) </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking (debate) </li></ul>
    6. 6. Research in vocabulary acquisition English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN RESEARCH DOMAIN FOCUS INTERFACE PHONOLOGY Lexicon in vocabulary acquisition LANGUAGE & MEMORY Short-term vs. Long-term memory INTERFACE MORPHOLOGY Lexicon in vocabulary acquisition
    7. 7. SAMPLING English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN SIG CMC Universidad de León, April 25th 2009 SAMPLING METHOD/DESCRIPTION Subjects 2 Secondary school groups Assignment Random assignment to CMC/F2F Gender 19 females/ 8 males Age 17-19 Level Intermediate (Spanish school system curriculum) Screening Questionnaire Knowledge of the Technology (Messsenger) Informed Consent Form (ICF) Parents made aware of the nature of the study
    8. 8. PRESENTATION of STIMULI English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN STIMULI PRESENTATION OF STIMULI: Target words = Ecology and lifestyles <ul><li>Questionnaire </li></ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Definition of target words (the teacher exemplifies the meaning orally to the group) </li></ul>
    9. 9. TRAINING: Debate English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN Preliminary task (2 groups): short composition (description of a place); outline their reasoning Debate: Topic – How would you use this piece of land outside of town? TASK 1 (CMC) TASK 2 (F2F) 8 Subjects (5 females / 3 males) 21 subjects (15 females / 6 males) Discussion online (Messenger) Debate in the classroom Teacher (moderator) was at home Teacher (moderator) was in the room 45 minutes 15 minutes Transcription of the conversations Transcription of video recording
    10. 10. TABULATION OF DATA English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN VARIABLE EXAMPLE NO. TURN Total number of turns for each student AVERAGE LENGTH OF TURN No. of words/ No. of utterances GRAMMAR ERRORS Student 23: “what i have to do?” SELF CORRECTION Student 26: “we are.” Student 26: “no, they are. TARGET VOCABULARY Student 25 : “..because a environmental space would reduce pollution and people could breathe an fresher and cleaner air .” ASKING FOR CLARIFICATION Student 25: “can you repeat please?”
    11. 11. Survey QUESTIONS RESPONSE FORMAT Talk to native-speakers in CMC/F2F (Yes/No) Capacity to converse in CMC/F2F 6-point scale (very bad-excellent) Comfort in situations (F2F, CMC, groups, pairs, etc.) 6-point scale (least-most comfortable) Frequency of use of chats Categorical (daily-never) Percentage of time in chats speaking English Interval scale (1-20%, 20-40%, etc) If interested in using CMC to improve English and Advantages/Disadvantages Open-ended
    12. 12. English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN POST-TEST MEAN SD MEAN SD 27.7 7.4 4.5 9.1 .87 .12 13.1 1.2 3.9 4.6 .84 .35 6.14 23.3 2 6.6 1.14 .14 3.36 7.06 1.58 3.9 .96 .48 ENTRY NO./LENGTH TARGET VOCAB GRAMMAR ERRORS SELF-CORRECT CLARIFICA-TION C M C F 2 F
    13. 13. ANALYSIS OF RESULTS English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN CMC F2F
    14. 14. ANALYSIS OF RESULTS: CORRELATION participation vs. grammar errors English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN CMC F2F
    15. 15. ANALYSIS OF RESULTS: CORRELATION participation VS. vocabulary used English Language Department, University of Seville, SPAIN CMC F2F

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