volume 16, issue 5, P445-467 2003
DOI: 10.1076/call.16.5.445.29485
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Abstract: AbstractLess widely taught languages present special problems. Often students may be ab initio learners who must progress very rapidly from beginner to highly competent.Appropriate learning materials are scarce. Small student numbers restrict the range of learner tasks. To address these problems, and drawing on research methods from both CALL and Computer Science domains, we investigated the use of a virtual learning environment (WebCT) as a tool for collaborative language teaching and learning. A web-based v…

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