Effect of Technology Enhanced Language Learning on EFL Reading Comprehension at Tertiary Level

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Imtiaz, Hassan Taj and Fatimah, Ali and Muhammad Aslam, Sipra and Waqar, Ahmad (2017) Effect of Technology Enhanced Language Learning on EFL Reading Comprehension at Tertiary Level. Arab World English Journal (AWEJ), 8 (1). pp. 108-129. ISSN 2229-9327

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Abstract

The study investigated the impact of the affordance of computer assisted language learning (CALL) and mobile assisted language learning (MALL) on EFL reading comprehension at tertiary level. Pre-formed intact groups were used to conduct this quasi-experimental study. It used a pretest and post-test control group design. The participants were 122 first year university students. Computer-based reading comprehension exercises were used as intervention that lasted for six weeks. Vocabulary was pre-taught through WhatsApp. Post-test results of the reading comprehension achievement test revealed that the treatment group outperformed their counterparts in the control group. The results indicate the significance of technology incorporation in language learning process. The study shows the effective use of technology in EFL reading instruction. It works best when integrated in the instructional scheme. Results of the study also suggest that freely available technological resources can be used to create a conducive reading environment. The study needs to be replicated with bigger sample and longer period of intervention for more accurate results.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Computer-based instructional materials, EFL reading comprehension, Hot Potatoes, Technology Enhanced Language Learning (TELL), WhatsApp
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions:Centre For Modern Languages and Human Sciences
ID Code:17542
Deposited By: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Deposited On:23 Aug 2017 11:00
Last Modified:28 Aug 2017 09:45

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