IRMA-International.org: Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Investigating the ICT Use and Needs of ‘Digital Natives' In Learning English at a Taiwanese University

Investigating the ICT Use and Needs of ‘Digital Natives' In Learning English at a Taiwanese University
View Sample PDF
Author(s): Chao- Jung Ko (National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan), Siew Ming Thang (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia) and Shu-chen Ou (National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan)
Copyright: 2014
Volume: 9
Issue: 2
Pages: 14
Source title: International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies (IJWLTT)
Editor(s)-in-Chief: Mahesh S. Raisinghani (Texas Woman's University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/ijwltt.2014040103

Purchase

View Investigating the ICT Use and Needs of ‘Digital Natives' In Learning English at a Taiwanese University on the publisher's website for pricing and purchasing information.

Abstract

This article reports key findings of a study which investigated the use of technology by 569 ‘digital natives' students for English Language learning and recreational purposes. Their views on the applicability of technological tools such as facebook, blogging and skype for English Language teaching and learning were also investigated. The findings showed that although the students expressed positive views with regard to the use of technologies for language learning, they seemed to use less technological tools for academic learning than for recreational purposes. Discipline differences were not a determining factor. In addition, they appeared to use similar well-established technologies rather than new and emerging technologies for both learning and recreation. Finally, they also appeared satisfied with their English instructors' teaching approaches.

Related Content

A Hierarchical Stratagem for Classification of String Instrument
Arijit Ghosal, Suchibrota Dutta, Debanjan Banerjee. © 2020. 23 pages.
View Details View Details PDF Full Text View Sample PDF
Multi-Image Hiding Blind Robust RGB Steganography in Transform Domain
Diptasree Debnath, Emlon Ghosh, Barnali Gupta Banik. © 2020. 29 pages.
View Details View Details PDF Full Text View Sample PDF
Trust Decision Model and Trust Evaluation Model for Quality Web Service Identification in Web Service Lifecycle Using QSW Data Analysis
Gaurav Raj, Manish Mahajan, Dheerendra Singh. © 2020. 20 pages.
View Details View Details PDF Full Text View Sample PDF
High Performance Fault Tolerant Resource Scheduling in Computational Grid Environment
Sukalyan Goswami, Kuntal Mukherjee. © 2020. 15 pages.
View Details View Details PDF Full Text View Sample PDF
Designing Purposeful Student Interactions to Advance Synchronous Learning Experiences
Courtney K. Baker, Margret Hjalmarson. © 2019. 16 pages.
View Details View Details PDF Full Text View Sample PDF
Correlating Formal Assessment with Social Network Activity within a Personal Learning Environment
Eleni Koulocheri, Michalis Xenos. © 2019. 15 pages.
View Details View Details PDF Full Text View Sample PDF
Web-Based Learning and Development of University's Electronic Informational Educational Environment
Vardan Mkrttchian, Igor Krevskiy, Alexander Bershadsky, Tatiana Glotova, Leyla Gamidullaeva, Sergey Vasin. © 2019. 22 pages.
View Details View Details PDF Full Text View Sample PDF
Body Bottom