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Foreign-Language Distance Learning Programs

  1. Cynthia White

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0422

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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White, C. 2012. Foreign-Language Distance Learning Programs. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


In foreign-language programs, learning and teaching have traditionally taken place in close proximity, and at particular points in time.


  • CALL;
  • computer mediated communication;
  • language teaching;
  • identity;
  • language learning technology