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ERIC Number: EJ1015397
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1303-6521
English Language Instructors' Perceptions about Technology-Based Language Learning at Northern Border University in Saudi Arabia
Saqlain, Nadeem; Mahmood, Zahir
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v12 n2 p106-110 Apr 2013
This study used qualitative research methods to explore English language teachers' perceptions about the use of technology for language learning at Northern Border University (NBU) in Saudi Arabia. Data collection relied on interviews. Stream of behaviour chronicles was also used as a strategy of non interactive data collection.14 non native English language instructors from Northern Border University participated in this study. Instructors identified three areas (a) availability of technology, (b) training to use technology, and (c) to overcome technical obstacles to use technology in classrooms. They were also determined to use technology for language teaching in the future. Implications of these findings for learners and educators are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia
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