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ERIC Number: EJ1008879
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jan
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1303-6521
Using Mobile-Based Email for English Foreign Language Learners
Alzu'bi, Mohammad Akram mohammad; Sabha, Muhannad Rushdi Nimer
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v12 n1 p178-186 Jan 2013
This study aimed at investigating the role of Mobile-based Email in improving Ajloun College English Students' Achievement. It attempts to answer the following questions: What is the potential contribution of mobile-based email exchanged to writing skills? What is the potential contribution of mobile-based email exchanged to vocabulary acquisition? To answer these questions, the researchers carried out a project based on Mobile-based Email for the experimental groups. Thirty students were purposefully chosen from two universities (Al-Balqa Applied University and Jerash University) in the first semester of the academic year 2011. The instrument of the study was a survey. To establish the validity for the instrument, the method of content validity was used by giving it to a jury of specialists. Means scores and standard deviations of the participants' responses on writing and vocabulary were used to examine the significance of the treatment on the dependent variables. The results revealed that the writing skills and vocabulary of the students in the experimental groups significantly improved. On the basis of the results of the present study, the researchers propose a number of recommendations and makes suggestions for future research. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Jordan