Using web-based language learning activities in the ESL classroom

Son, Jeong-Bae (2008) Using web-based language learning activities in the ESL classroom. International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 4 (4). pp. 34-43.

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Abstract

This article looks at ways of using Web-based language learning (WBLL) activities and reports the results of a WBLL project that developed a Web site as a supplementary resource for teaching English as a second language (ESL) and tested the Web site with a group of students in an ESL context. The Web site provides WBLL session plans for ESL teachers, containing three types of WBLL activities: pre-created Web activities for grammar, vocabulary, reading and listening; task-based Web activities that require students to use the Web to produce certain outcomes; and teacher-made Web activities. Participants in WBLL sessions using the Web site showed positive attitudes toward WBLL and expressed the view that they would like to use more Web activities during and outside class time.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author retains copyright.
Depositing User: Dr Jeong-Bae Son
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2008 06:22
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2014 03:10
Uncontrolled Keywords: web-based language learning; English as a second language; web activities
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130207 LOTE, ESL and TESOL Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Maori)
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2004 Linguistics > 200401 Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930203 Teaching and Instruction Technologies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/4338

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