Nike Arnold

Associate Professor


Ph.D. German/Applied Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin 2002M.A. German, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 1998
B.A. English and German, Universität Stuttgart 1995

English and German, Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen 1992

Courses Taught

  • LING 407: Senior Seminar: Language in Cyberspace
  • LING 439/539: Language Assessment
  • LING 473/573: Computer Assisted Language Learning
  • LING 475/575: Curriculum Design & Materials Development in TESOL
  • LING 477/577: TESOL Methods 1
  • LING 478/578: TESOL Methods 2
  • LING 560: Research Design

Research Interests

  • Teacher Education
  • CALL Teacher Education
  • Online Collaboration
  • Social, Emotional and Cognitive Aspects of Computer-Mediated Communication
  • Emotion and Affect in Learning and Teaching

Representative Publications

  • Arnold, N. (2013). The role of methods textbooks in providing early training for teaching with technology in the language classroom. Foreign Language Annals, 42(2), 230-245.
  • Arnold, N., Ducate, L., & Kost, C. (2012). Collaboration or cooperation? Analyzing group dynamics and revision processes in wikis. CALICO Journal, 29(3), 431-448.
  • Arnold, N. & Ducate, L. (Eds.) (2011). Present and future promises of CALL: From theory and research to new directions in language teaching. San Marcos, TX: CALICO Publications.
  • Arnold, N., & Paulus, T. (2010). Using a social networking site for experiential learning:  Appropriating, lurking, modeling and community building. The Internet and Higher Education, 13, 188-196.
  • Arnold, N., & Ducate, L. (2006). Future foreign language teachers’ social and cognitive collaboration in an online environment. Language Learning & Technology, 10(1), 42-66.