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ERIC Number: EJ1087116
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1436-4522
Effects of Situated Mobile Learning Approach on Learning Motivation and Performance of EFL Students
Huang, Chester S. J.; Yang, Stephen J. H.; Chiang, Tosti H. C.; Su, Addison Y. S.
Educational Technology & Society, v19 n1 p263-276 2016
This study developed a 5-step vocabulary learning (FSVL) strategy and a mobile learning tool in a situational English vocabulary learning environment and assessed their effects on the learning motivation and performance of English as a foreign language (EFL) students in a situational English vocabulary learning environment. Overall, 80 EFL students and 1 teacher participated in this study. Two learning methods were implemented. The first involved employing the FSVL strategy and the mobile learning tool in a situational English vocabulary learning environment, and the other method involved employing the FSVL strategy and traditional learning tools in a situational English vocabulary learning environment. Data were collected by conducting interviews and tests and administering the Attention, Relevance, Confidence, and Satisfaction motivation questionnaire. The results showed that the learning motivation and performance of students taught using the FSVL strategy and mobile learning tool were superior to those of students taught using the FSVL strategy and traditional learning tools in a situational English vocabulary learning environment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 4; Intermediate Grades
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Taiwan