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Adopting e-Learning Platform under Pen-pal Setting to Enhance EFL Students’ Writing Motivation and Performance
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 3610–3616
The purpose of this study was to explore EFL students' attitude and writing performance under e-Learning platform and pen-pal setting in a US-Taiwan, male-female email exchange program. Thirty-one students took part in the program to exchange life...
Making English a "Habit": Increasing Confidence, Motivation, and Ability of EFL Students through Cross-Cultural, Computer-Assisted Interaction
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 9, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 101–112
This study examines the relationships among the three essential language-related components--motivation, confidence, and ability--following a series of live videoconference interactions between Taiwanese EFL students and a native speaker. 227...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2339–2342
This paper presents results of a project in which Taiwanese EFL students taking an English language literature course viewed videos and blog entries prepared for the class by a native English speaker in the United States. The videos addressed...
Lessons Learned from Three Years of Videoconferencing between EFL Classrooms and a Native English Speaker
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3167–3174
This paper presents finding from several semesters of a project in which an American native speaker of English spoke “live” via Internet videoconference to Taiwanese EFL students. Qualitative and quantitative findings over several semesters show...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 1254–1259
This proposal proposes an innovative EFL teaching instruction in which an advanced English Conversation class of 17 students was structured with a learner-centered orientation, and cutting-edge technology was used to allow Taiwanese EFL students to...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 14, No. 3 (2011) pp. 118–129
Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in Taiwan often use an outdated lecture-memorization methodology resulting in low motivation, confidence, and ability on the part of students. Innovative educators are exploring use of technology, such ...
Promotion of Student Problem-Solving Skills, Motivation, Knowledge Acquisition and English Proficiency level Using an Interactive Computer Game
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 1665–1672
Creation of an educational game involves multi-faceted activities that should balance using appropriate educational pedagogy, a well-designed system, and game authoring. Researchers have argued that play is part of the learning process so that...