The importance of the use of mobile devices and social media through practice in the learning process of a foreign language outside the classroom

Pérez Rivera, Sara Elizabeth and Arriola Martínez, Vicky Graciela and García Castro, Vanessa María (2020) The importance of the use of mobile devices and social media through practice in the learning process of a foreign language outside the classroom. Bachelor thesis, Universidad de El Salvador.

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Abstract

This research intends to start understanding the impact that mobile technology can have in the learning environment outside the classroom. As technology becomes part of learning for many students, it is important to identify the impact that it may have and the best way to take advantage of it or decrease its disadvantages. The research explains the theories, concepts and previous studies utilized to support this work, as the Meaningful Learning Theory. Also it explores the elements involved in the learning process and Learning stages with a qualitative approach. It carriesa complete description of how the process of obtaining results was done with data triangulation through questionnaires and surveys. The paradigmsthe team based the research onwere the Social Constructivism Paradigm and also the Transformative Paradigm, which guided the research efforts. Additionally, it supplies puzzles to provide the tools for their solution. The research holds the unified point of view of the students and teachers from the Bachelor in Modern Languages collected in the research instruments regarding the importance of the use of mobile devices and social media through practice in the learning process of a foreign language outside the classroom through Survey Technique and Interview Technique. The answers to the research questions were provided by applying the information in the theoretical framework, interpreting the expert’s opinion and the result of the survey placed to students. To conclude, it contains the data analysis of the instruments delivered to students and teachers

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Technology ; Online learning ; Outside the classroom ; Advantage of online learning ; Disadvantage of mobile learning
Subjects: 400 Lenguas > 420 Inglés e inglés antiguo
Divisions: Facultad de Ciencias y Humanidades > Licenciatura en Lenguas Modernas: Especialidad en Frances e Inglés
Depositing User: Ernesto aviles
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2021 20:09
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2021 20:14
URI: https://ri.ues.edu.sv/id/eprint/22357

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