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ERIC Number: ED500059
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul-1
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 19
ISSN: ISSN-1303-6521
Attitudes of EFL Learners towards the Internet
Aydin, Selami
Online Submission, Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET v6 n3 article 2 Jul 2007
Related literature indicates that the Internet has an important role and great potential in foreign language learning. It is also obvious that attitudes of learners affect learning process significantly. This study aimed to investigate the attitudes of foreign language learners and to find the relationship between attitudes and subject variables. A background questionnaire, a test on Internet information and a survey were administered to 115 foreign language learners. Data gathered were analyzed statistically. The results showed that EFL learners had positive attitudes towards the Internet except some items such as addiction, socialization and shopping. It was implicated that positive attitudes would contribute to foreign language learning via the Internet after overcoming some potential problems and disadvantages. Includes appendix: The Scale of Attitudes towards the Internet. (Contains 13 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey