Exploring the relationships between EFL learners’ choices of multimedia and their approaches to learning english

Jou An Chen*, Ching Fang Juan, Jyh Chong Liang

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研究成果: 書貢獻/報告類型會議論文篇章

摘要

In the 21st century, technology-assisted learning is the trend of learning especially for English as Foreign Language (EFL) learners. This article is to explore the relationships between the EFL learners’ choices of suitable multimedia for themselves and their approaches to learning English. In this case, involved totally 244 (44 males and 200 females) English department undergraduates in northern Taiwan, their ages ranged from 19 to 26 years old. With utilized one questionnaires to respectively survey EFL learners’ approaches to learning English and one multimedia form to survey EFL learners’ choosing technology. In particular, the survey of approaches to learning English used in this study is a newly designed questionnaire which includes two parts, one is internal interest and strategies, the other is external interest and strategies. Besides, in multimedia form, realized what kind of media suit for their approaches to learning English. This paper presents the findings of exploratory factor analysis revealed the adequate validity of approaches to learning English questionnaire (ALEQ). The logistic regression analyses revealed that EFL learners’ approaches to learning English were predicted with their multimedia for learning English, such as Skype, Facebook, YouTube and so on. This study contributes two things, one is to find out what kind of multimedia EFL learners will choose for English learning in the future; the other is to realized what kind of User Interface (UI) is appropriate to English learning for media designer.

原文英語
主出版物標題ICCE 2018 - 26th International Conference on Computers in Education, Workshop Proceedings
編輯Lung-Hsiang Wong, Michelle Banawan, Niwat Srisawasdi, Jie Chi Yang, Ma. Mercedes T. Rodrigo, Maiga Chang, Ying-Tien Wu
發行者Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education
頁面97-103
頁數7
ISBN(電子)9789869721424
出版狀態已發佈 - 2018 十一月 24
事件26th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2018 - Metro Manila, 菲律宾
持續時間: 2018 十一月 262018 十一月 30

出版系列

名字ICCE 2018 - 26th International Conference on Computers in Education, Workshop Proceedings

其他

其他26th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2018
國家/地區菲律宾
城市Metro Manila
期間2018/11/262018/11/30

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 電腦科學(雜項)
  • 電腦科學應用
  • 教育

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