Do Pocket Electronic Dictionaries Influence Word Retention and Reading Comprehension? Their Effects and Mediating Factors

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小林, 千穂;
  • Publisher: 天理大学言語教育研究センター
  • Journal: 外国語教育 : 理論と実践, volume 37, pages 1-14 (issn: 0288-1942)
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  • Subject: electronic dictionaries, second language learning, vocabulary acquisition, reading comprehension

This study explores the effectiveness of pocket electronic dictionaries (EDs) compared with printed dictionaries (PDs) on searching behavior, word retention, and reading comprehension. It also investigates how factors such as test formats, learners' proficiency level, a... View more
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