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Essential skills in call class: enhancing searching and language skills

Hassan, Haslina and Mohin, Mohaida (2009) Essential skills in call class: enhancing searching and language skills. In: Strengthening Higher Education for a Successful Workforce. IIUM Press and IPPTN, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 117-129. ISBN 9789675272066

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Abstract

Introduction: In the quest of making learning more relevant in the contemporary era of information and communication technology, the Internet is considered a valuable resource to both language teachers and learners (Singhal, 1997). With the World Wide Web (WWW), learners of many languages have access to an unprecedented amount of authentic target language information (Warschauer, 1998; Chun and Plass, 2000). The Internet offers a great deal of supplemental language activities for the teachers to select from and later these activities provide the students with additional practices in a specific area of language learning (Chafe, 1999). The content of the Internet is generally very current and the language used to present it is real and authentic (Brown, 1999). Moreover, the use of the Internet should be endorsed as a tool to be incorporated into classroom activity as it stimulates active learning where the students' language skills and their language learning experience would be enhanced (Wetzel and Chisholm, 1998). The activities can be equally enjoyed by both advanced and slow learners.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 2462/5764
Uncontrolled Keywords: skill, Arabic learning
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1025 Teaching (principles and practices)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Education
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Arabic Language and Literature
Depositing User: Mrs. Wan Salwati Wan Salleh
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2011 15:05
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2011 07:15
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/5764

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