Spanish and French foreign learners' blogging experience: Motivation and attitude

Nadine Normand-Marconnet, Marisa Cordella
2012 The JALT CALL Journal  
This study makes use of weblogs (blogs) with the specific aim to assist intermediate second language learners of Spanish or French. We investigate the use of individual blogging in 158 Spanish and French learners to understand students' motivation and attitude to blog in the foreign language over the 12 week period of the program. Results show that the rate of motivation fluctuated throughout the course of the project and that students showed a positive attitude towards learning and researching
more » ... their assigned topics. In addition, some difficulties identified by students at the start of the program improved over time. Exposure to digital media contributes to improving the students' language experience. the
doi:10.29140/jaltcall.v8n1.130 fatcat:xxy7sph6ujeztg4ny3536gzcou