Evaluating a CALL software on the learning of English prepositions

Bing, Hiong Ngu and Soubakeavathi, Rethinasamy (2006) Evaluating a CALL software on the learning of English prepositions. Computers and Education, 47 (1). pp. 41-55.

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This study assessed the effectiveness of using a CALL lesson (Computer Assisted Language Learning) over a conventional lesson to facilitate learning of English prepositions at Bario, Malaysia. CALL was developed by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia as support material to enhance learning of English prepositions. Both the conventional and the CALL lessons were matched with the same content except for the medium in which the lesson was being delivered. Students were provided with computers to go through the CALL lesson in a self-regulated manner; while a teacher taught the conventional lesson in a classroom. Test results indicate that students who received the conventional lesson outperformed those who went through the CALL lesson. The Relative Condition Efficiency measurement also showed that the conventional group learned more efficiently than the CALL group. The findings are interpreted from the

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Evaluation methodologies; Evaluation of CALL systems; Human–computer interface; Cognitive load; Secondary education, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Education, Language and Communication
Depositing User: Rethinasamy
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2020 07:13
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2023 06:52
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/30987

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