The studies clearly indicate that integrating technology in the educational process elevates student comprehension and educational outcomes. A research showed that students with their own laptops when compared with their non-laptop counterparts, raise their collaborative work, uses project more as an instruction tool, their analysis and information gaining skills increased, have a better writing quality and vocabulary, and they use laptops to perform school projects and homework. Also another outcome of that research show that these students have more influence on their studying, more dependence on active learning methods, more involvement in problem solving and creative thinking, and continuingly show more comprehensive and broad uses of technology. According to research released in (2005) regarding The Impact of Laptop Use on Student Achievement stated that, “ reported by Rock man et al. (1997, 1998, 2000), laptop use not only reinforces the utilization of successful learning strategies but also enables students to transfer the knowledge across disciplines.
Engagement factors identified should assist both experienced and beginning online instructors in the design and successful delivery of online courses. Explore the opportunities offered by interactive and situated learning. Development of an online portal aimed at promoting students’ motivation and engagement. The massive information base can sustain higher education for all. The findings
In second language learning, using visual aids is a necessity teaching strategy in both English as Second Language (ESL) classroom and English as Foreign Language (EFL) classroom (Allen, Kate & Marquez, 2011). They believed that using visual aids in the process of teaching a foreign language can strengthen what learners have learned and increase their interest. In their article, they proposed the positive impact of using visuals and they concluded that teachers should become aware of the strategies in which they can use visual aids and use them purposefully in the classroom to enhance students’ learning. Visual aids can be defined as using objects, drawings, charts, photographs, videos, multimedia presentation, etc. in the classroom.
Literature Review According to (US Department of Education, 2011) technology ushers in fundamental structural changes that can be integral to achieving significant improvements in productivity and is used to support both teaching and learning. The article further goes on to say that Technology infuses classrooms with digital learning tools such as computers and handheld devices which expands course offerings, experiences, learning materials and supports learning 24 hours a day, which increases student engagement and motivation, and accelerates learning. The article further goes on to discuss the introduction of virtual or online learning, which is the use of Technology by both students and teachers to create a virtual or online classroom, rather than a traditional face to face setting. This is done using various technological hardware tools such as computers, tablets or other handheld devices as well as speakers and microphones. This combination of hardware is used to create a classroom setting where students and teachers can communicate with each other from any location that has a network connection available.
al., 2008). Discussion and interactive discourse promote learning because they afford students the opportunity to use language as a demonstration of their independent thoughts. Moreover, the discussion also elicits
Perceived enjoyment is one form of intrinsic motivation that has significant effects on students intention to use e-learning. Moreover, many researchers included perceived enjoyment into TAM to further explain the variable that may influent the intention to use e-learning. It will enable students to learn a new medium or system that will enhance their attitude towards learning in an attractive way. Hence, if students perceived the use of e-learning as enjoyable, they will increase their level of intention to use the e-learning. HYPOTHESIS H1.
Besides the fact that finger touching is a very competent way to train the brain, it also increases their word processing skills which is a necessity in college and the workplace (Patsalides). If schools will continue to implement teaching children how to use computers, their technological skills will enhance and will truly prepare them for the future that will be filled with
Hence, the basic factor for improved educational system is seen as technology. It has provided numerous conveniences not only in life styles both also in education systems. Moreover, in language learning classes, many researches have been done in the matter of how to increase the motivation of students and encourage them to acquire a new language.
Increased knowledge retention: A good online program takes full advantage of the interactive power of social and multimedia. Multimedia tools have been scientifically proven to improve memory by providing strong sensory cues that help us remember what we learn. So overall, online education can provide a richer and more interactive classroom, which allows students to develop good virtual communication skills and utilizes the power of multimedia to help students remember what they learn. While completing a group project in a virtual environment can help students learn to work with others, it can also present unique challenges. Few challenges are discussed below: 1.
E-learning system’s relation to student needs: By implementing the E-learning system students are able to use a number of new information and communication technologies to improve learning outcomes and place more responsibility for learning on the students themselves in an integrated learning centered approach. In particular this E-learning system brings the following advantages to the students: On-demand courseware availability enables students to complete training conveniently at school hours, off-hours or from