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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 139 words.

Although on-line (with the hyphen) remains common for references to being connected to the Internet, the hyphen is probably doomed

Language Online

NAOMI S. BARON.

in Always On

April 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 6872 words.

This chapter provides an overview of what is meant by language in an online and mobile world, offering a chronological precis of the types of language media to emerge over the past...

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Online Language Play

Edited by Tom McArthur, Jacqueline Lam-McArthur and Lise Fontaine.

in The Oxford Companion to the English Language

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 573 words.

In the early days of the Internet, there was an assumption that online communication (computer-mediated communication) was impoverished, particularly in comparison to the rich immediacy of...

online

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 257 words.

When referring to computing and the Internet, how should this be written? The simplest solution is to write it as

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Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 4 words.

(one word) Computing

Multiple intelligences and online teacher education

Catherine Green and Rosie Tanner.

in ELT Journal

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 0 words.

Colleagues ask us, ‘What are the applications of multiple intelligence (MI) theory to teacher education?’ And since we have both recently been developing online materials, a further...

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Assuming Identities Online: Experimental Linguistics Applied to the Policing of Online Paedophile Activity

Tim Grant and Nicci Macleod.

in Applied Linguistics

February 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching Theory and Methods; Linguistics. 8503 words.

This article uses a research project into the online conversations of sex offenders and the children they abuse to further the arguments for the acceptability of experimental work as a...

Research into the use of online dictionaries

Robert Lew.

in International Journal of Lexicography

June 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Lexicography. 9597 words.

Studies on dictionary use have been gaining ground over the last three decades or so, but while dictionary use has moved dynamically into the digital medium, user research on digital...

‘The Voices, the Voices’: Creativity in Online Conversation

Sarah North.

in Applied Linguistics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 6501 words.

This paper examines the type of creativity involved in the humorous exchanges that pervade an online discussion board where all interaction and relationships between participants are...

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Reflections of an on-line tutor

Phillip Towndrow.

in ELT Journal

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 0 words.

This article investigates the relatively unexplored field of reflective journal writing by an on-line tutor, in this case working with a group of Chinese learners of English attending an...

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Using online corpora to develop students' writing skills

Alex Gilmore.

in ELT Journal

October 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3752 words.

Large corpora such as the British National Corpus and the COBUILD Corpus and Collocations Sampler are now accessible, free of charge, online and can be usefully incorporated into a process...

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Evaluating the outcomes of online intercultural exchange

Robert O'Dowd.

in ELT Journal

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3799 words.

This paper reports the findings of three qualitative studies which were carried out in university level EFL classes in Germany. The three groups used various combinations of communication...

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Virtually unknown: teacher engagement in an online conference

Caroline Moore, Tony Fisher and Eric Baber.

in ELT Journal

April 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Acquisition. 4752 words.

For several teacher associations, webinars and online conferences are an increasingly important mode of communication in a wide range of educational contexts. Yet, despite this growing...

Online games for young learners’ foreign language learning

Yuko Goto Butler, Yuumi Someya and Eiji Fukuhara.

in ELT Journal

July 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 4303 words.

Young learners’ use of instructional games in foreign language learning is not yet well understood. Using games that were part of the learning tools for an online assessment, Jido-Eiken, a...

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Metamorphosis: Remediation in Early English Books Online (EEBO)

Diana Kichuk.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

September 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Computational Linguistics; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 8054 words.

Remediation refers to the re-presentation of old media in new media. This article studies remediation in electronic products in library collections, especially the digital facsimile. Early...

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Teaching the History of English OnlineOpen Education and Student Engagement

Philip Seargeant.

in Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Linguistics. 3456 words.

Within the context of a rapidly changing educational landscape, this chapter addresses issues around the teaching of the history of English to non-traditional students via online and...

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When Friends Who Talk Together Stalk Together: Online Gossip as Metacommunication

Graham M. Jones, Bambi B. Schieffelin and Rachel E. Smith.

in Digital Discourse

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 7692 words.

Drawing on instant messaging (IM) conversations recorded between 2006 and 2009, this chapter analyzes American teenagers' normative assessments of peers' online practices. These assessments...

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Online English Learners’ Dictionaries and Misspellings: One Year On

Robert Lew and Roger Mitton.

in International Journal of Lexicography

June 2013; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Lexicography. 4348 words.

A previous study (Lew and Mitton 2011) found that the leading monolingual English learners’ dictionaries in their online versions coped poorly with misspelled words as search terms. This...

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Online dictionary use: Key findings from an empirical research project

Carolin Müller-Spitzer, Alexander Koplenig and Antje Töpel.

in Electronic Lexicography

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Lexicography; Semantics. 10617 words.

This chapter summarizes some key findings of a research project on the use of online dictionaries, using established methods of empirical social research. The aim of this project is to...

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Colours in Online Dictionaries: A Case of Functional Labels

Anna Dziemianko.

in International Journal of Lexicography

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Lexicography. 11115 words.

The study attempts to determine if the colour of functional (part-of-speech and syntactic) labels influences the speed and effectiveness of dictionary search for grammar as well as the...