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Title: Bridging the language and cultural gaps: The use of blogs
Authors: García-Sánchez, Soraya 
Rojas-Lizana, Sol
UNESCO Clasification: 57 Lingüística
58 Pedagogía
Keywords: Blog
Conscious learning
Collaborative learning
EFL
ELE
Intercul-tural communication
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: 1475-939X
Journal: Technology, Pedagogy and Information 
Abstract: This article aims to demonstrate how the use of an online journal, a bilingualblog, can contribute tofilling in the language and cultural gaps of foreign lan-guage learners. This case study focuses on the participation, interaction, motiva-tion, language acquisition, feedback and cultural input improved by students ofSpanish as a Foreign Language at the University of Queensland in Australia andstudents of English as a Foreign Language at the Universidad de Las Palmas deGran Canaria in Spain. It demonstrates how this learner-directed instructionalcontext allows intercultural andlanguageexchanges,firstly between partici-pants, as a peer revision exercise and secondly, as collaborative work and a dis-cussion platform in the blogGranCanBrisbaneEspañolEnglish
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/45606
ISSN: 1475-939X
DOI: 10.1080/1475939X.2012.719396
Source: Technology, Pedagogy and Education[ISSN 1475-939X],v. 21, p. 361-381
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