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The rise of messaging Apps and their influence on language learning
Mobile text messaging and its effect on language use has been a well-studied field in past years. However, not until recently have mobile messaging apps and their influence on language learning been researched. Nowadays, ...
Exploring influencing factors in English language acquisition in Puerto Rican English majors
Este proyecto de investigación utilizó historias de vida para explorar cómo estudiantes del departamento de inglés de la Universidad de Puerto Rico en Mayagüez (UPRM) aprendieron inglés. El objetivo original era investigar ...
Languagelessness & bicultural ambivalence in Puerto Rico
This investigation used two focus group interviews and discourse analysis to determine if Puerto Ricans are perceived as languageless and biculturally ambivalent. It aimed to identify how these ideologies are demonstrated ...
Application of massive multiplayer online role-playing games as a language learning resource through experiential learning in educational contexts
This case study aims to investigates how integrating lesson plans involving massive multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) into the English classroom can help Puerto Rican second language learners (SLLs) of English ...
New literacies: Using anime to expand teachers’ resources in the classroom
A continually changing environment of technology and communication in the modern workforce has established a new baseline for 21st-century students who require ESL educators to involve visual resources in their curriculum ...
Student mobility and ‘el spanglish’: Describing Colombian student migration to UPRM and their perceptions and realizations of language use at the graduate level
This case study utilized naturalistic, qualitative data collection methods to describe the reasons for Colombian graduate student migration to the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus. It also describes the use of ...