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The Impact of ICT in Increasing Language Learner's Motivation

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 3)

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Page : 756-760

Keywords : ICT; motivation-linguistic performance;

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This study aims to investigate the impact of ICT on the learner?s motivation, linguistic performance and vocabulary. The chosen college is Uqlat Al Soqur College of Arts and Sciences, which is a branch of Qassim University. The sample for the this study was third level students. (26) students, who majored in English language for the academic year 2015/2016. To achieve the aims of this study, the researcher conducted an experiment on Saudi college students. Three tools used for data collection were a student's questionnaire, pre and post tests. The pre-test was given to measure the actual level while the post-test was given to check the progress made by the students after they learnt with ICT (projector, smart board and computer) for one academic term. Some of English teachers from different Universities in Saudi Arabia were interviewed. The findings revealed the influential impact of ICT on the students? motivation for learning, a better language performance and enriching students? vocabulary. In addition to the significant role that ICT plays on the students? linguistic performance. The study concluded with some recommendations for English teachers, learners and designers of English language syllabi.

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