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Online teaching challenges: the role of created audiovisual aids in teaching Arabic to non-Arab speakers at schools

Brioua, Nadira and Ahmad H.Osman, Rahmah and Ahmed Mahmoud, Ahmed Ragheb (2022) Online teaching challenges: the role of created audiovisual aids in teaching Arabic to non-Arab speakers at schools. International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education (INT-JECSE), 14 (03). pp. 2307-2316. ISSN 1308-5581

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Background and Purpose: There are many difficulties which both Arabic teachers and non-Arab speakers encounter in the process of learning Arabic language. Covid- 19 has made online teaching inevitable. The role of created audio-visual aids in teaching Arabic to non-Arab students as well as the challenges faced by students learning through online classes is explored. The criteria for creating audio-visual aids and their effects is also investigated. Methodology:A descriptive analysis method is adopted to describe the challenges and difficulties that foundation and primary students face when learning Arabic via online-based means and to analyse the effects of the created audio-visual aids on students. A questionnaire was distributed to 79 foundation and primary students. Findings:Itwasfound that the usage and application of audio-visual tools in online-based teaching effectively eases students’ interaction with one another, contributed to better academic achievementincreased their vocabulary, enabling them to construct simple short sentences. It has also changed the students’ perception of Arabic and instilled a passion for learning Arabic. Contributions: The study substantiates that the usage of audio-visual aids in online Arabic teaching is a key component to help non-Arab studentsto learn Arabic easily and effectively online.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Online Learning Challenges; Non-Arab Speakers; Audio-Visual Aids; Teaching Arabic
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PI Oriental languages and literatures
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T173.5 Technology and Islam
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Date Deposited: 12 May 2022 08:01
Last Modified: 12 May 2022 11:29
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/97848

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