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Multi-User Domain Object Oriented (MOO)
as a High School Procedure for Foreign Language Acquisition

by

James A. Backer

A Formal Dissertation Proposal submitted in partial fulfillment
of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Program in Computer Technology in Education
School of Computer and Information Sciences
Nova Southeastern University

December 1998


Table of Contents

Abstract

Chapters

I. Introduction

Statement of The Problem and Goal  1
Relevance of the Study  14
Barriers and Issues 17
Research Questions and Hypotheses  20
Limitations and Delimitations of the Study  25
Definition of Terms  29
Summary  35

II. Review of the Literature

Historical Overview of the Theory and Research Literature  37
The Theory and Research Specific to the Topic  57
Summary of What Is Known and Unknown about the Topic  67
The Contribution This Study Will Make to the Field  67

III. Methodology

Research Methods to be Employed  69
Specific Procedures to be Employed  71
Formats for Presenting Results  81
Projected Outcomes  84
Resource Requirements  84
Reliability and Validity  87
Summary  89

Expectations 90

Annotated Bibliography

Appendixes
A. Consent Form Sent to Parents of Participants in Experiment 113
B. Questionnaire 1 (Pretest and Posttest) 115
C. Questionnaire 2 (Second Posttest) 121

Reference List 123

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