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2009

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Language Learning Materials Worthy Of Attention, Carol Chapelle, Grace Jun, Ivon Katz Jan 2009

Language Learning Materials Worthy Of Attention, Carol Chapelle, Grace Jun, Ivon Katz

English Conference Papers, Posters and Proceedings

At the 2008 Technology for Second Language Learning conference, we were very grateful to have Jim Pusack and Sue Otto of the University of Iowa accept our invitation to appear as invited speakers along with Dorothy Chun (University of California at Santa Barbara) and Sherry Preiss (Pearson Education). The three invited talks provided three perspectives on the complex process of language learning materials development and evaluation. Just three months after the conference, we were shocked and saddened to learn that Jim Pusack died suddenly on December 30, 2008. Jim’s academic career was devoted to exploration of new technologies for ...