In or Out of School? - Meaningful Output with Digital and Non-digital Artefacts within Personal English Learning Ecologies

Rune Johan Krumsvik, Lise Øen Jones, Marianne Øfstegaard, Ole Johan Eikeland
2016 Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy  
This paper integrates ecological perspectives with language development theories to elucidate students' self-perceived learning trajectories. It presents data from focus, in-depth and member checking interviews with three boys and three girls. The findings show low English as a foreign language (EFL) written output and improved oral output in school (girls) and outside school (boys). It is of particular interest to describe which digital and non-digital experiences students regard as ecological
more » ... transitions, and to what extent schooling is complementary and compensatory.
doi:10.18261/issn.1891-943x-2016-03-03 fatcat:xa7aie56xjfulnoepiyxbjvhta