|Present||Associate Professor of Second Language Acquisition, Portland State University ‐ World Languages and Literatures|
Refining Pragmatically-appropriate Oral Communication Via Computer-simulated Conversations
Computer Assisted Language Learning (2017)
To address the problem of limited opportunities for practicing second language speaking in interaction, especially delicate interactions requiring pragmatic competence, ...
Language Learning, Ecological Validity, and Innovation under Conditions of Superdiversity
Bellaterra Journal of Teaching & Learning Language & Literature (2013)
This article describes three pedagogical proposals oriented toward moving language learning to the center of higher education, and further, to ...
New media, new communicative genres and inclusive technology-mediated L2 pedagogy ...
Bellaterra Journal of Teaching & Learning Language & Literature (2011)
Professor Steve Thorne is well-known for his work on second and foreign language development and Internet-mediated communicative activity. He is ...
Evolutionary Trajectories, Internet-mediated Expression, and Language Education
CALICO Journal (2005)
This article describes the evolution of communication technologies, accompanying transformations in everyday communicative activity, and pedagogical possibilities these tools support ...