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ERIC Number: ED506782
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Oct
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISSN: ISSN-1302-6488
Effect of Technology on Motivation in EFL Classrooms
Genc Ilter, Binnur
Online Submission, Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education--TOJDE v10 n4 Oct 2009
In language classrooms, being in unnatural conversational situations, students need motivation more than other learning milieus. Teachers try to capture the attention of students through various methods and techniques. Many researchers in EFL teaching profession have stated that good motivation has appositive effect on foreign language learning. The purpose of this study is to explore how technology could be used to increase students' motivation in EFL classrooms. For this purpose; a questionnaire was administered to a group of students at Akdeniz University Preparatory Classes in 2007-2008 academic year. As a result it was found out that technology was a dynamic and challenging motivating factor in EFL classrooms and there may be some suggestions focusing on the achievement of learning objectives. One appendix is included. (Contains 30 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey