Mariusz Kruk

Mariusz Kruk, Ph.D., works at the University of Zielona Góra, Poland. He studied Russian philology (Pedagogical University in Zielona Góra, Poland) and English philology (Adam Mickiewicz University, Kalisz, Poland). His main research interests include computer-assisted language learning, virtual worlds, learner autonomy, motivation, anxiety and boredom in the L2 classroom.


New Technological Applications for Foreign and Second Language Learning and Teaching
Mariusz Kruk, Mark Peterson. © 2020. 388 pages.
Population diversity is becoming more prevalent globally with increasing immigration, emigration, and refugee placement. These circumstances increase the likelihood that a child...
Assessing the Effectiveness of Virtual Technologies in Foreign and Second Language Instruction
Mariusz Kruk. © 2019. 300 pages.
Over the last few decades, the use of virtual technologies in education, including foreign/second language instruction, has developed into a substantial field of study. Through...
Teaching Grammar in Virtual Worlds: The Case of the English Present Simple Tense
Mariusz Kruk. © 2018. 16 pages.
The main aims of the chapter are to investigate the use of ActiveWorlds (AW) for teaching the English simple present tense as compared to traditional instruction and to find out...