Pedagogical Usability Checklist for ESL/EFL E-learning Websites

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Pedagogical Usability Checklist for ESL/EFL E-learning Websites
It is, thus, not surprising that English education has gained more attention than ever and there also has been a growing amount of interest in learning English online. Although there are a good number of ESL/EFL E-learning websites available, many of them are poorly designed technologically and/or pedagogically. It is true that technology, such as human-computer interaction (HCI) and computer-mediated communication (CMC) tools, has a great impact on Elearning; however, without appropriate pedagogy, learning outcomes are, ipso facto, limited in online ESL/EFL learning. The purpose of the present paper is to provide usability guidelines for ESL/EFL E-learning websites. Although there are a myriad of ESL/EFL websites available online, guidelines to designing and evaluating them with pedagogical considerations are still rarely found. By taking into account various curriculum theories, instructional design theories and learning theories, this paper proposes a checklist for ESL/EFL E-learnin...
C. J. Lim, S. Lee
Added 15 Dec 2010
Updated 15 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2007
Where JCIT
Authors C. J. Lim, S. Lee
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