The correlation between Iranian EFL learners' motivation and using smart boards in their classesJournal: ENJOY TEACHING JOURNAL (ETJ) (Vol.2, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2014-05-29
Authors : Abolghasem Bahramipour; Fatemeh Aziz Mohammadi;
Page : 61-73
Keywords : Smart Board; motivation; EFL;
This work was examined the link between using smart board (SB) in class and motivation and the correlation of SB on learning a foreign language by testing two groups of the students. In group A the students were in the classes with common white board and students in the other group, we called group B , were under treatment in a class equipped with SB. The students of both groups were high school students in grade 3 in Arak, Iran and were randomly selected among 143 students of two high schools. A standard motivation test and a general English test were administered to both groups A and B. Statistical analysis including ANOVA , T-test and a descriptive statistics revealed following outcomes: 1. The classes with and without SB are not significantly different in motivation 2. No significant difference was seen among these two groups in learning English as a foreign language.
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