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The Impact of Teleconferencing with Native English Speakers on English Learning by Taiwanese Students
Wen-Chi Wu; Michael Marek
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 8, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 107–126
Because there are few native speakers of English in Taiwan, students of English in Taiwan are often poorly motivated, having few opportunities to develop their skills and learn about American culture outside of class. Recent advancements in distance ...
Topics: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Internet, eLearning, Video, Instructional Materials, Teaching Methods, Learning Outcomes, Multicultural Education, English Language Arts, Networking Technologies
Integrative Motivation Development:: Key to Increasing ESL Online Learning Effectiveness
Larry Bright; Wen-Chi Vivian Wu
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2507–2514
Engaging students in the reasons for studying online is essential for increasing motivation, particularly English as a Second Language (ESL). Gardner's conception of instrumental (concrete outcomes) and integrative (abstract perspectives) has...
Topics: Students, Languages, Classrooms, Learning Outcomes, Integration