Learners’ Perceptions of a Blended English Learning Program in Taiwan

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Lin-Fang WU

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The integration of authentic online learning materials with face to face teaching is a trend for second language acquisition. A total of 274 college students participated in this study. A hybrid web-based English instruction model was used in this study. It is a convergence of face to face and online English learning course. Participants should meet once a week for the English class. They also need to fulfill the online English learning assignments after classes. According to the researcher’s observation for semester, the results show that the proficient learners are much more motivated than the less proficient learners. Several learners indicated that it was a big challenge to learn English through these authentic learning materials. Moreover, the individual difference makes the online learning achievement had significant different results. In conclusion, proficient learners with high motivation can learn English effectively than less proficient learners via internet.

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WU, L.-F. (2013). Learners’ Perceptions of a Blended English Learning Program in Taiwan. Asian Journal of Distance Education, 11(2), 4-13. Retrieved from http://asianjde.org/ojs/index.php/AsianJDE/article/view/216
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