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Hamada, Mayumi – Research-publishing.net, 2014
This is a follow-up study of the Facebook (FB) project conducted from October 2011 to January 2013. The purpose of the project was to investigate how FB can help Japanese university students improve their English, and determine whether FB can facilitate student interaction and learner autonomy by integrating FB activities into English lessons. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, College Students, Followup Studies
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Hamada, Mayumi – Research-publishing.net, 2013
Facebook is, in most countries, a very popular Social Network Service (SNS). Since the launch of its service in Japan in 2008, it has been growing rapidly. As a platform for a link to the world, Facebook can also be used effectively for language learning in English as a foreign language (EFL) environments. The purpose of this project was to…
Descriptors: Social Networks, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction