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Title: Practice and Assessment of Reading Classes Using Moodle
Other Titles: Moodle を用いた読解授業の実践と評価
Authors: Deadman, Mark
デッドマン, マーク
Keywords: Moodle
Action Research
Reading, Innovation
Issue Date: Mar-2017
Publisher: 群馬大学国際教育・研究センター
Citation: 群馬大学国際教育・研究センター論集. 16, 39-56. (2017)
Abstract: This research paper details the extensive use of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) for a content-based reading syllabus at Gunma University, through the software program Moodle (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment ), a free and open-source software learning management system used at Gunma University.   The research basis of this paper is within the sphere of Action Research , as a valuable professional development tool (Nunan, 2001) based on this researcher’s perceived valuation of the system and how it could better aid students to perform better in and be more motivated towards their English language and reading studies, introduce new technological skills and abilities, and aid teachers in better preparation, teaching and assessment of reading classes. Moodle enthuses that the Lesson Module ‘enables a teacher to deliver content and/or practice activities in interesting and flexible ways...teachers can choose to increase engagement and ensure understanding by including a variety of questions, such as multiple choice, matching and short answer.’ (Moodle, 2016). Therefore, this paper will ascertain whether the syllabus achieved a greater engagement and enjoyment by the students, and ensured better comprehension and understanding of key tasks and instructions. In addition, it will detail how teachers can benefit course management by employing such technology within the classroom.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10087/11828
ISSN: 2185-8209
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