Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Investigates the extent to which currently available ESL/EFL software programs develop language skills according to the principles of Communicative Teaching and an interactive approach to computer use for language learning. An ESL/EFL software evaluation instrument was developed, tested for its reliability and validity, and then used to evaluate fifteen software programs. Results indicated that only two programs incorporated more than seventy percent of the technological, pedagogical, and individualization features associated with the principles of Communicative Language Teaching and an interactive approach to computer use for language learning.
Borges, Vladia, "The Incorporation of Communicative Language Teaching into the Elaboration of Interactive Software for ESL/EFL Learning" (2006). Master's Theses, Dissertations, Graduate Research and Major Papers Overview. 2.
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