Technology-mediated TBLT in a Hybrid Environment: Bridging Content and Language Production

dc.contributor.author Pardo-Ballester, Cristina
dc.contributor.author Pardo-Ballester, Cristina
dc.contributor.department World Languages and Cultures
dc.date 2019-03-26T21:54:16.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T05:47:03Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T05:47:03Z
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dc.date.issued 2019-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>This article examines the use of technology-mediated, task-based language teaching (TBLT) in a hybrid environment as an instructional approach in an intermediate-level Spanish course. It (a) evaluates elements of a hybrid course that was developed with computer-assisted language learning (CALL) materials to help learners improve their Spanish, focusing on two areas of specialization––engineering and business; (b) examines the effectiveness of the course materials and curriculum with a focus on CALL readings; (c) demonstrates that the technology-mediated TBLT approach in the hybrid learning environment was successful in linking content and language; and (d) establishes that the learners’ speaking skills had improved over the course with a computerized oral assessment. Language assessment results indicate that the technology-mediated TBLT program not only had an impact on intermediate Spanish learners’ speaking skills, but also prepared learners to perform tasks in both the target language and their fields of interest (i.e., business and engineering). The results contribute to the research of the effectiveness of technology-mediated TBLT.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is published as Ballester, C.P. Technology-mediated TBLT in a Hybrid Environment: Bridging Content and Language Production. <em>Applied Language Learning</em>; 2019 29(1-2); 73-94. Posted with permission. </p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education
dc.subject.disciplines Higher Education
dc.subject.disciplines Latin American Literature
dc.subject.disciplines Spanish and Portuguese Language and Literature
dc.subject.disciplines Spanish Literature
dc.subject.keywords hybrid
dc.subject.keywords technology-mediated TBLT
dc.subject.keywords content-based
dc.subject.keywords CALL readings
dc.subject.keywords language assessment
dc.title Technology-mediated TBLT in a Hybrid Environment: Bridging Content and Language Production
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