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ID : 364
Original submission :
Title : EFL Students’ Perceptions of Edmodo as a Supplementary Learning Tool
Type : Paper (25 minutes)
Category : Individual session
Abstract :

Currently, Vietnamese non-majored students in tertiary education are struggling with English learning and rather confused of searching suitable ways to enhance their language abilities. The growing interest in mobile learning, that is, learning through mobile applications has been noticed in recent years. For the purpose of building a more flexible environment with engaged and enthusiastic students compared to traditional settings, Edmodo – a free and secure educational learning network was integrated into the curriculum as a supplementary tool. Previous studies have shown that Edmodo allows users to interact and share ideas or knowledge freely, which brings them a lot of inspiration in learning. The participants were 100 non-English majored students in two General English classes. The data will be collected through pre and post questionnaires, and semi-structured interviews. The result of the study indicates that the students have considerably positive attitudes towards the use of Edmodo as a useful and beneficial learning tool to supplement traditional classroom settings. Furthermore, it is considered as an effective tool to enhance students’ motivation, flexibility and participation in mobile learning. The finding of this study could be used to inspire the teachers to design more mobile learning activities.

Keywords : Edmodo; Supplementary learning tools; Mobile learning; Blended learning; Network
Conference theme : Application of technology to the language classroom
Presentation times :
Main presenter : Thanh Hiền Lê Đỗ
Name order :
Affiliation : Can Tho University (Cần Thơ, Vietnam)
Email address : ldthien@ctu.edu.vn
Biography :

LE Do Thanh Hien is a lecturer of English at Department of English Language Teacher Education, School of Foreign Languages, Can Tho University, Viet Nam. She obtained her M.Ed in TESOL in 2010 at Can Tho University, Vietnam. She is eager to take part in language seminars or conferences. Her research interests include English teaching methodology, project-based learning and ICT.


Co-presenters : Co-presenter (2) : Ms. Huỳnh Thị Anh Thư (Can Tho University (Vietnam))
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Date added : Thursday, 14 March 2019, 10:15 PM
Date modified : Saturday, 27 July 2019, 8:10 PM
Message from the
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Peer review :
Submission status : Accepted
Schedule number : 216-P
Schedule day : Aug 9th (Fri)
Schedule time : 10: 55 - 11: 20
Schedule duration : 25 mins
Schedule room name : B102
Schedule room seats : 40 seats
Schedule audience :