ERIC Number: ED490529
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jul-14
The Tools of the Web Assisted Foreign Language Instruction
The purpose of this study was to review the asynchronous and synchronous tools of the Web assisted foreign language instruction. This study was conducted on the base of literature survey, so the findings was interpreted and evaluated for the purpose of the study. In the study, firstly, we were preferred to give a brief description of the each Web tools than explained the related research finding and some applications, which were to deals with the web assisted foreign language instruction. The web assisted foreign language instruction tools were divided in two main options. The main asynchronous option tools are e-mail, listserv, online forms/threaded discussions/notes files, on-line quizzes/test and electronic journals. The main synchronous option tools are Internet Relay Chat (IRC), Web radio, Web-based videoconferencing and MOOs. The end of this research researcher recommended that there are needs to new researches on the Web assisted foreign language instruction.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
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