Improve English Language Speaking skills among students through CMC, …
Improve English Language Speaking skills among students through CMC
Why - many could write but can't speak
Computer mediated communication (CMC)
provision of out-of-class speaking practice to young
learners of English could contribute to improving speaking proficiency
quasi-experimental study - 2 classes (19 & 21 children) grade 3 - 4 months - pre & post tests
experiment group - complete homework orally
control group - complete homework in written form
framework comprised 11 questions and was
broken into three sections (warm-up short-answer questions, description of a picture, and questions about the learner).
Does the completion of audio-visual speaking activities have a positive impact on children's speaking assessment scores?
What development can be observed in children's WTC over the duration of the intervention?
investigate whether use of textual Synchronous computer mediated communication (SCMC) can help students improve oral skills compared to students who engage in face-to-face oral and written practice
Control group - speaking/listening peer + face-to-face in class interaction // written - traditional grammar worksheet practice
speaking/listening peer + face-to-face in class interaction // Written synchronous language practice interaction with online more able partners via networked computers
investigating the use of 2 synchronous computer-mediated communication tools: text and voice chat - effect of synchronous CMC on speaking proficiency and anxiety
Experimental design - 3 groups (text, voice & control) 90 students- 4 weeks in 40-45 min - guided by 8 tasks - pre & post anxiety scales - pre post speaking tests - closed & open ended questionnaires
Perceived benefits and drawbacks of synchronous voice based CMC
investigated the possibility that initial-level learners may acquire oral
skills through synchronous computer-mediated communication (SCMC)
12 students - 2 hr per week -
MSN messenger & Audacity
a) 3 Oral tests (baseline test, mid-term, post test) b) text chat records c) interview transcripts d) students learning journal e) teacher's observation journal
participants’ performance judged based on the same rating scale-
seven criteria - three levels
Communication between two or more individuals that occurs via computer networks. Computer-mediated communication may be text, audio, graphics, or video based and occur synchronously (in “real time”) or asynchronously (delayed)
Meaning of CMC
What is the problem?
Due to Covid-19 many schools are closed. How can the students learn to speak English through CMC?
What is students' perception of using CMC to improve speaking skills?
Can students really improve their speaking skills through CMC?
Experiment study - pre & post test of speaking English
Experimental group - Learning to speak English through CMC
Control group - learn to speak English in traditional way which is in written form
What is teachers' perception of using CMC to improve speaking skills?
Could students learn to speak in English through CMC?
What are the advantage and disadvantage of CMC?
To have students can speak English after learning from CMC
To investigate whether students improve their speaking proficiency through learning from CMC
To identify the perceptions of students and teachers on learning English speaking skills through CMC in Malaysia.
To review the literature on the advantages and disadvantages of learning English speaking skills through CMC.
How video-based strategies help students yo improve their speaking skills?
synchronously (in “real time”)