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Impact of Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) on EFL: A Meta-Analysis

Taj, Imtiaz Hassan and Norrihan, Sulan and Sipra, Muhammad Aslam and Ahmad, Waqar (2016) Impact of Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) on EFL: A Meta-Analysis. Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 7 (2). pp. 76-83. ISSN 2203-4714

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Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) has emerged as a potential tool in the instruction of English as a foreign language (EFL). Meta-analysis of 13 studies published between year 2008 and 2015 was conducted. Four point criteria for the selection of studies for analysis is based on the year of publication, quasi-experimental design, pretest and posttest method and finally use of mobile device for intervention. Findings of the analysis suggest that MALL has fostered the EFL instruction. Overall effect size was (d = 0.8) which is considered a large effect size.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: MALL, technology assisted language learning, EFL, vocabulary acquisition, vocabulary instruction, metaanalysis
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Faculty/Division: Centre For Modern Languages and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2016 08:11
Last Modified: 18 May 2018 01:46
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