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ERIC Number: ED503540
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May-9
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Web-Based English Language Learning
Sarica, Gulcin Nagehan; Cavus, Nadire
Online Submission, Paper presented at the International Educational Technology Conference (8th, Eskisehir, Turkey, May 6-9, 2008)
Knowledge of another language is an advantage and it gives people to look at the world and in particular to the world's cultures with a broader perspective. Learning English as a second language is the process by which students learn it in addition to their native language. Today, internet is an important part of our lives as English. For this reason, we can say that learning via internet is an alternative way to learn English. Web-based learning is a general term used to refer to computer-enhanced learning. It is used in so many contexts that are critical to be clear what one means when one speaks of "e-learning". Web based technologies and powerful internet connections provide various new possibilities for the development of educational technology. The aim of this study is to review e-learning, while learning English, in a general perspective and to give brief information about web-based learning. On the other hand, it is aimed to guide learner how to use web while learning English language. The study is conducted on the base of literature survey. The study is divided into 4 parts, and all parts are entirely based on literature review. In the first part it is mentioned about the theory of web-based learning, in the second part objectives of web-based learning, in the third part some information about online students' and teachers' roles on the web are given and in the final part types of teaching-learning activities on English learning via the web are shown. This study is an attempt to give as complete a description of learning English language through the internet. There are a number of courses online which teach foreign languages. Courses usually offer a learning environment online, such as chat rooms, net meetings with the entire class, pen pal search engines and the like. In conclusion this study gives us brief information about English language learning through the internet. We can say that this paper includes information that enables the users who want to learn English languages via the internet. (Contains 1 table and 5 figures.)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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