Teacher trainees' use of computer-mediated tasks in teaching English as a second language

A preliminary study

Misrah Hamisah Mohamed, Mohamed Amin Embi

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Abstract

This study is to identify the level of use of technology-mediated tasks amongst teacher trainees during their teaching practicum. This article reports a survey conducted with 63 teacher trainees and a semi-structured interview conducted with nine lecturers in a TESL programme at a Malaysian university. The result of the quantitative and qualitative tools revealed that the majority of the teacher trainees had positive perceptions towards the use of computer-mediated tasks. The thematic analysis revealed that the use of computer-mediated tasks by teacher trainees was also high. The data points to the need for future studies on the level of teacher trainees' exposure to computer-mediated tasks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)166-178
Number of pages13
JournalEnglish Language Teaching
Volume6
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Keywords

  • Computer-assisted language learning (CALL)
  • Computer-mediated tasks
  • Information and communication technology (ICT)
  • Task-based language teaching (TBLT)
  • Teaching English as second language (TESL)

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  • Education
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language

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Teacher trainees' use of computer-mediated tasks in teaching English as a second language : A preliminary study. / Hamisah Mohamed, Misrah; Embi, Mohamed Amin.

In: English Language Teaching, Vol. 6, No. 10, 2013, p. 166-178.

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