Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://rportal.lib.ntnu.edu.tw:80/handle/77345300/34362
Title: A mobile-device-supported peer-assisted learning system for increasing the effectiveness of collaborative early EFL reading
Authors: 國立臺灣師範大學資訊教育研究所
Lan, Yu-Ju
Sung, Yao-Ting
Chang, Kuo-En
Issue Date: 1-Oct-2007
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Abstract: Collaborative learning methods which emphasize peer interaction have been widely applied to increase the intensity and effectiveness of EFL reading programs. However, simply grouping students heterogeneously and assigning them group goals does not guarantee that effective collaborative learning will ensue. The present research includes two studies. In Study One, the weaknesses of collaborative learning in a traditional EFL setting were observed. Then, in Study Two, a mobile-device-supported peer-assisted learning (MPAL) system was developed for the purpose of addressing the identified weaknesses. Two classes of twenty-six third grade students participated in the present research to examine the unique contribution of MPAL to collaborative EFL reading activities. The collaborative behavior of elementary EFL learners was videotaped and analyzed. Detailed analysis of the videotaped behavior indicated that MPAL helped improve collaboration in elementary school level EFL learners and promotes their reading motivation.
URI: http://rportal.lib.ntnu.edu.tw/handle/77345300/34362
ISSN: 1094-3501
Other Identifiers: ntnulib_tp_A0904_01_061
Appears in Collections:教師著作

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.