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Increasing student participation in English vocabulary classes by providing time flexibility in accomplishing exercises

Abstract

The study was conducted to find a solution for the problem of students’ participation in an English Vocabulary course. The solution proposed was using a combination of online exercises and Tapped In as a free virtual learning environment. The study was conducted on the basis of classroom action-based research. It was conducted in two different cycles. The results show that this method increased students’ participation, and that learners demonstrated a positive attitude toward the use of the computer for both the online activities and Tapped In for vocabulary learning.

Citation

Suarcaya, P. (2008). Increasing student participation in English vocabulary classes by providing time flexibility in accomplishing exercises. The JALT CALL Journal, 4(1), 19-29.