Effectiveness of distance education in the students' motivation and satisfaction in the advanced grammar course of the bachelor in English teaching of the Foreign Languages Department at the University of El Salvador, semester II/2017

Alvarado Canales, Doris Griselda and Córdova Aquila, Joel Ernesto and Miranda Rosales, Tania María (2018) Effectiveness of distance education in the students' motivation and satisfaction in the advanced grammar course of the bachelor in English teaching of the Foreign Languages Department at the University of El Salvador, semester II/2017. Bachelor thesis, Universidad de El Salvador.

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Abstract

Nowadays, computers and the Internet have become an integral part of many aspects of life. Education is no exception. New media provide new means for people to interact, create dialogues, and share information and have generated new means for learning, including distance education. Distance education has become increasingly appealing in recent years. Many institutions around the world now offer distance education for learners of every age from elementary school students to adults. In the case of the University of El Salvador in the Foreign Languages Department this modality has been implemented. In education, technology is developed to enhance the learning experience for students. Schools are continually exploring strategies to implement new learning tools. These technological advancements have provided the opportunity of delivering in distance education, now, combined with some tools, such as instant messaging for feedback or questions, the virtual classrooms are more equipped with computers and laptops also the experience of face to face classroom interaction. Distance education courses were initially designed to support educational opportunities to students who were limited due to the location or lifestyle to attend face-to-face courses. The availability of online learning tools has provided flexibility and the opportunity to complete course requirements from nearly any location. According to Burton and Goldsmith [6](p.3), “the increased ease of communication between students, greater equality of participation in the discussion with the students, ability to recruit diverse population, and the ability to address more controversial topics” are some of the advantages to distance education. This research was focused on The Effectiveness of Distance Education in the students' motivation and satisfaction in the Advanced Grammar course of the Bachelor in English Teaching of the Foreign Languages Department at the University of El Salvador, semester II/2017. The purpose of this study was: to assess The Effectiveness of the Implementation of Distance Education modality in the Advanced Grammar course at the Foreign Languages Department based on the students´ motivation and satisfaction, semester II, academic year 2017

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Educación a distancia ; Motivacion
Subjects: 400 Lenguas > 420 Inglés e inglés antiguo
Divisions: Facultad de Ciencias y Humanidades > Licenciatura en Idioma Inglés Opción Enseñanza
Depositing User: Msc Carlos Ferrer
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2019 21:12
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2019 21:12
URI: http://ri.ues.edu.sv/id/eprint/20455

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