• Social Networking Behind Student Lines with Mixi

    Author(s):
    Steve McCarty (see profile)
    Date:
    2009
    Group(s):
    Digital Pedagogy
    Subject(s):
    Social media, Teaching English language, Translingualism, Translingual approaches to teaching writing in English, Japanese youth, Digital pedagogy
    Item Type:
    Conference proceeding
    Conf. Title:
    2nd International Wireless Ready Symposium: Interactivity, Collaboration & Feedback in Language Learning Technologies
    Conf. Org.:
    International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL)
    Conf. Loc.:
    Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Graduate School
    Conf. Date:
    March 29, 2008
    Tag(s):
    motivation, education in Japan, integrative, bilingual
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/mhkk-gs32
    Abstract:
    The presenter used his Japanese literacy and knowledge of social media at an early stage to enhance the integrative motivation of students toward English as a Foreign Language by engaging them in their Japanese-language-only social network Mixi.
    Notes:
    The presenter had delivered the opening keynote address at the 1st Wireless Ready Symposium, simultaneously in the 3D virtual world Second Life. This Proceedings article was expanded into the well-cited (but not freely available online) book chapter "Social Networking Behind Student Lines in Japan" in the Handbook of Research on Web 2.0 and Second Language Learning (ISBN 978-1-60566-190-2). The slideshow for "Social Networking Behind Student Lines with Mixi" is available at Slideshare.
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