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Adoption of mobile devices in teaching: changes in teacher beliefs, attitudes and anxiety

Thomas K. F. Chiu, Daniel Churchill
2015 Interactive Learning Environments  
Beliefs, attitudes and anxiety levels of schoolteachers are important factors influencing the acceptance, adoption and integration of mobile devices in teaching.  ...  We adopted a quasi-experimental design using pre-and post-questionnaires to investigate factors influencing the beliefs, attitudes and anxiety levels of teachers before and after using such devices to  ...  The present study investigates changes in teacher beliefs, attitudes and anxiety after experiencing the use of mobile devices in schools.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10494820.2015.1113709 fatcat:4gkbs3ma2fctfpfx4g3bfv6sjq

The Effectiveness of MALT on Vocational College English Teaching

Rui Wu
2019 Journal of Language Teaching and Research  
As a result, it is suggested that teachers should integrate MALT in their English teaching on condition that teaching is carefully designed, and teachers should try to help poor students change their attitudes  ...  With the fast development of modern information technology, mobile terminals and their applications, an increasingly number of teachers come to realize it may be probable to improve teaching quality by  ...  Yao-Ting Sung (2016) performed a meta-analysis and research synthesis of the effects of integrating mobile devices in teaching and learning.  ... 
doi:10.17507/jltr.1003.28 fatcat:jai44xvrlvha7i543iizny4e4u

Analysis of Teachers' Tablet Teaching Adoption Process

Lih-Juan ChanLin
2017 Educational Sciences Theory & Practice  
This study explored teachers' adoption process in tablet teaching (teaching with tablets).  ...  Analyses from various sources revealed that teachers' adoption process for tablet teaching includes: building basic knowledge of the new device, exploring different interests, modifying and redefining  ...  Further research on different learning settings may shed light on developing further guidelines for tablet teaching implementation and application.  ... 
doi:10.12738/estp.2017.6.0436 fatcat:xfa4dgwyarce3nvwblhuxy6l6a

A Study of Primary School Teachers' and Turkish Language Teachers' Anxiety about Tablet PC Assisted Teaching

Ergun Ozturk
2018 International Education Studies  
In order to reveal this effect of tablet PCs on learning-teaching and to ensure that tablet PCs are used effectively by teachers, development of favorable attitudes by teachers towards computers and elimination  ...  The purpose of this study is to determine primary school and Turkish teachers' anxiety level about using tablet PCs in the process of learning and teaching.  ...  They concluded that beliefs, attitudes and anxieties affected the acceptance, adoption, and integration of mobile devices into teaching.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ies.v11n6p66 fatcat:vfmygvc3r5e2bfmsl3iakz2gdy

Online Teaching Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Shaista Noor, Filzah Md. Isa, Faizan Farid Mazhar
2020 Educational Process: International Journal  
Teaching staff, who are arguably the most vital resource in any schooling system, faced considerable physical, mental, and financial challenges due to an overnight shift to an online mode of teaching,  ...  In the study, a qualitative research strategy was adopted, with semi-structured interviews conducted via Skype with 10 school teachers from Pakistan's renowned Army Public School and College System (APSACS  ...  The authors would like to express sincere thanks to APSACS Secretariat and appreciation to the participants of this study (APSACS School Teachers Rawalpindi and Islamabad region) for their support and  ... 
doi:10.22521/edupij.2020.93.4 fatcat:xboka45ulvd37mxlkdddllpgm4

The Effects of Mobile Learning on Listening Comprehension Skills and Attitudes of Omani EFL Adult Learners

Abdullah Al-Shamsi, Abdo Mohamed Al-Mekhlafi, Saleh Al Busaidi, Maher Mohammad Hilal
2020 International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research  
This study aimed to explore the effect of using mobile learning on improving adult learners' listening skills in Oman, to investigate their attitudes, and to explore the factors that stand as barriers  ...  The research data included the results of two sets of listening tests and learners' responses on an attitude questionnaire.  ...  However, instructors' attitudes towards mobile technology are determined by their beliefs about the effectiveness of mobile technology in education.  ... 
doi:10.26803/ijlter.19.8.2 fatcat:mwpwstxfe5bcpjdtpnwjhp7uve

The Networked Smart Gadgets and Their Role(s) in Enhancing Learning Autonomy in Higher Education's EFL Context

Hamda Abdulaziz Laouini
2021 ELT worldwide : journal of English language teaching  
The present study explores the perceptions of EFL teachers in higher education on the role of handheld networked devices in promoting autonomous learning.  ...  In this project 43 male teachers from King Abdulaziz University (KAU) and the University of Jeddah (UJ) in Saudi Arabia (KSA) responded to a survey.  ...  However, despite the increasing number of studies related to Mobile Assisted Language Learning, (MALL) it seems that very limited attention was given to the EFL educators' beliefs and views on the adoption  ... 
doi:10.26858/eltww.v8i2.24535 doaj:778a2343256948168a9fa370a422c6b5 fatcat:l7g2wb4a4fee7ktbpjuvx6kjcu

Research on Psychological Teaching based on the Background of Epidemic Prevention and Control in COVID-19

Mengting Xi
2021 BCP Education & Psychology  
After the occurrence of new pneumonia, in order to avoid people's serious psychological problems under sudden crisis, the relevant departments of our country have formulated a series of intervention guiding  ...  In view of the students in higher vocational colleges, psychological intervention should be carried out as early as possible by mastering the students' psychological dynamics, to minimize the psychological  ...  information, and adopt a credulous attitude towards complicated information.  ... 
doi:10.54691/bcpep.v3i.29 fatcat:5aubo5nirjbj3nymeyr6igdvta

Selected research in applied linguistics and English language teaching in Turkey: 2010–2016

Julie Aydınlı, Deniz Ortaçtepe
2018 Language Teaching  
known outside Turkish academia; and second, to point to recent scholarly developments that have occurred in Turkey and set these in the context of recent shifts in language teaching research worldwide  ...  presents a vibrant research scene in language teaching.  ...  ELT students) on pre-service teachers' beliefs on teaching and learning.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444818000010 fatcat:gqpy5zaiafgftdrgqcen64j7zu

Language teaching

2005 Language Teaching  
After in introductory section on definitions and explanations of learning strategies, the review goes on to present three different models for reading comprehension strategy instruction: Reciprocal Teaching  ...  The final part of the review looks at the implications for teaching reading strategies, where it is suggested strategy instruction is useful for diverse groups of learners and that a flexible, strategy-rich  ...  Results indicated that teachers' interpretive beliefs, attitudes towards STAD, subjective norms, and perceived degree of behavioural control play a significant role in the use of STAD in EFL teaching.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444805212636 fatcat:rbu36s5conh7nassb5l5kfijsu

Investigating the Influence of Teaching Experience on the Use of ICT in Education

Hicham Laabidi
2017 EFL Journal  
A lot of studies have revealed that the implementation of ICT in classrooms have come up with many fruitful consequences for both teachers and learners as well.  ...  Actually, teachers are recommended to develop adequate and effective training so as to be able to make successful use of computer technologies in their classrooms.  ...  Negative attitudes toward the use of computer technologies, caused by various variables such as anxiety and fear are thought to affect effective adoption of these sophisticated devices in teaching ( Yildmir  ... 
doi:10.21462/eflj.v2i1.27 fatcat:zk5zl3hmffbx3htjsu5dtfk2ma

TASK-BASED LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING: A FOCUSED REVIEW ON THE TECHNOLOGY ASSISTED LEARNING CONTEXT

Xu Jin
2022 Zenodo  
It then presents the findings of empirical studies to draw on challenges that learners, teachers, and researchers meet.  ...  of language in syntactic, lexical, oral, writing, and even cross-cultural competence.  ...  Therefore, to ensure the successful implementation of TBLT in a technology-assisted context, we should meet the challenge of confirming teachers' belief in the value of technology in facilitating TBLT  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6824294 fatcat:yscaesvf6jft5opmyeeun7cosi

The motivational dimension of language teaching

Martin Lamb
2017 Language Teaching  
these encounters may shape attitudes and determine students' willingness to invest further in the L2.  ...  This is pertinent because, despite enhanced mobility and expanding access to foreign languages online, most learners' early encounters with the second language (L2) still take place in classrooms, and  ...  Teachers' beliefs, motivation and practice As discussed above, teachers' beliefs and values profoundly influence their practice, and would mediate any attempts to make their teaching more motivating.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444817000088 fatcat:jaxapm2x2ngb7kf6ii6jbru5ii

The Use of Webpage in English Teaching

Ananda Taqwa, Florence Evelin Masumbauw, Fika Widya Christy Hoogendyk
2019 Indonesian Journal of English Language Studies (IJELS)  
There has been a change in the realm of education these days.  ...  , especially in the sense of teaching reading and listening skills to students.Keywords: webpage, CALL, English teaching, reading skills, listening skills  ...  The diversity of devices used in classrooms has increased and besides computers, mobile devices, such as tablets and smartphones, have also become a part of teaching activities.  ... 
doi:10.24071/ijels.v5i2.2865 fatcat:2fcebizfp5dmbpfe6vip74cbfq

Language teaching

2006 Language Teaching  
The teachers were most concerned with methodological issues and the process of curriculum revision, and teachers' beliefs were very influential in decisions to change the curriculum.  ...  and questions about the direction in certain domains (i.e. when and how to teach grammar; whether to adopt cognitivist or social orientations in SLA, testing and teacher education).  ...  of senses and definitions, and language change.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444806213703 fatcat:o3qufdndpzasjkiulhzulwuq5i
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