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Nov 25 2014

Access Routledge Communication Studies

Critical Studies in Media Communication – Podcast Series

The Critical Studies in Media Communication podcast series expands the scope and reach of traditional academic publishing by offering open-access digital audio material. Edited by Nina Huntemann, the series features book reviews, author interviews and round-table discussions on key contemporary topics in media and mass communication.

Please click here to discover the CSMC podcast series and listen to introductions to the hottest topics in Communication Studies.

Free online access to Electronic Media collection

Explore this month’s collection on Electronic Media with free online access to the latest research, until the end of November. This collection provides key content on the following sub-sections: Cyber-Security, Learning, Diversity in Electronic Media Platforms, New Media and the Web, Radio and Television and Social Media and Blogging.

Please click here to browse the entire collection for FREE.


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Sep 06 2011

L2 Journal: An Electronic Journal for Foreign and Second Language Education

The L2 Journal is a fully refereed, interdisciplinary journal which aims to promote the research and the practice of language learning and teaching. It publishes articles in English on all aspects of applied linguistics broadly conceived, i.e., second language acquisition, second language pedagogy, bilingualism and multilingualism, language and technology, curriculum development and teacher training, testing and evaluation.

The journal is supported by the UC Consortium for Language Learning and Teaching and the Berkeley Language Center Website.

It is available free of charge as an Open Access journal on the Internet. Please click here to access.


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Jul 13 2010

Free Read: Psychology of Education

Sensitive to the diversity and complementary character of the work in different countries, especially across Europe, the European Journal of Psychology of Education (EJPE) serves as a tool for integration of diversities in the main fields of research and offers an opportunity for exchange and discussion.

Read, download and save these articles online until August 15, 2010. The journal is also available via HKU Libraries at http://library.hku.hk/record=b3655043

The following are the frequently used keywords in this journal:

Learning | Development | Children | Metacognition | Academic achievement | Adolescence | Gender | Motivation | Conceptual change | Self-regulation | Assessment | Cognitive development | Evaluation | Self-esteem | Collaborative learning


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Dec 30 2009

BBC: Learning English

This clever website from the BBC aids people learning English, by offering help in the form of “Words in the News”, “Quizzes”, videos via YouTube, and English “makeovers” in “General and Business English”.  “Words in the News”, “The Teacher”, and “Keep Your English Up to Date” help learners with their “Grammar, Vocabulary and Pronunciation”.  In the “Quizzes” section there are several different types, including “Quiznet”, “Crossword”, “Beat the Keeper”, and “Exam Skills”.  None are so long that learners will get bored or frustrated. Visitors who teach English or English as a Second Language will find the “For Teachers” section loaded with activities that accompany the many different features on Learning English. In the  Downloads  section on the far right hand side of the page, learners can get the past seven days of audio, video, and text to take away.  “Talk About English” and “Ask About English” are regular features of the site, and can be accessed on the week’s schedule at the bottom of the homepage.

Please click here to access.


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Oct 13 2009

Journal of English as an International Language

The Journal of English as an International Language is a refereed publication which aims at providing on-line access to all those involved in the research, teaching and learning of English as an International language.

The Journal studies the structure and development of English across the globe, and in particular, its relationship to and effect on cultures and other languages.

Journal of English as an International Language is available free of charge as an Open Access journal on the Internet. Please click here to access.


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Sep 25 2009

Iranian EFL Journal

The Iranian EFL Journal is a unique and major forum devoted to discussions on English as an International Language research and development especially as it relates to Iran and its teaching and learning of English. Their global readership includes linguists, teachers, students of language acquisition and others with a professional interest in English second language acquisition. Please click here to access.


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