INTEGRATING WEB-BASED TEACHING IN ESP: A CASE STUDY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS AT BISKRA UNIVERSITY

MEDDOUR, Mostefa (2014) INTEGRATING WEB-BASED TEACHING IN ESP: A CASE STUDY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS AT BISKRA UNIVERSITY. Doctoral thesis, UNIVERSITÉ MOHAMED KHIDER – BISKRA.

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Abstract

Web-based language teaching has currently gained soundness for its innovative practices. The present study investigates the effectiveness of integrating web-based teaching in ESP, Master One English for Computer Science students as case study during the academic year 2011-2012. It aims at gauging the extent to which the implementation of web tools and applications in ESP creates a thorough learning atmosphere that meets learners’ needs. The findings obtained from Needs Analysis questionnaire, quasi-experimental study and course evaluation form revealed that the use of web-based tasks related in content to students’ discipline helps them perform better in their achievement tests, fosters their autonomy and overcomes the impediments of traditional classes. However, they expressed displeasure with the artificial interaction it sets up while learning. Therefore, blended learning was recommended as a sound enterprise that conjoins the best of technology and pedagogy.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculté des Lettres et des Langues > Département d'anglais
Depositing User: BFLLA
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2018 07:31
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2018 07:31
URI: http://thesis.univ-biskra.dz/id/eprint/3150

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