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Page: 2904 (abstract only)
Publication year: 2016
ISBN: 978-84-617-5895-1
ISSN: 2340-1095
doi: 10.21125/iceri.2016.1627

Conference name: 9th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 14-16 November, 2016
Location: Seville, Spain

THE EFFECT OF TECHNOLOGY ON STUDENTS’ IMPROVEMENT IN LEARNING MEDICAL TERMINOLOGIES

A. Alhaj1, N. Banafi2, B.A. Babikir Balal3

1Jazan University (SAUDI ARABIA)
2University of Limerick (IRELAND)
3King Khalid University (SAUDI ARABIA)
Technology is needed nowadays for its endless resources and learning materials. This research aims to use social media tools such as chat room and WhatsApp as innovative tools to increase students’ enhancement to learn medicine at Jazan University. It examines how the combination of web based fosters higher education students’ academic achievement to collaborate to master medical terminologies. The instruments used on this study are survey and observation. The survey investigates students’ intrinsic and extrinsic motivation towards the using web based instruction on English as a foreign class. In addition, the observations were based on students’ achievements in classroom and social networks. The study adopted the descriptive, analytical and empirical methods. A survey of 15 items was distributed to 50 medical students who enrolled in the second semester in 2015. It's analyzed by (SPSS). The using of technology in education and applying such web based instruction in EFL classes increases students' motivation and retention in learning English and mastering medical terminology by caring and sharing information and ideas in collaboration. The analysis showed a great influence of web based instruction on the students' motivation by satisfying their needs and interests toward learning English as a foreign or second language in generally, and accurate pronouncing medical terminologies in particularly. Students have better outcomes in final continual quizzes and final examinations.
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author = {Alhaj, A. and Banafi, N. and Babikir Balal, B.A.},
title = {THE EFFECT OF TECHNOLOGY ON STUDENTS’ IMPROVEMENT IN LEARNING MEDICAL TERMINOLOGIES},
series = {9th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation},
booktitle = {ICERI2016 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-617-5895-1},
issn = {2340-1095},
doi = {10.21125/iceri.2016.1627},
url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.21125/iceri.2016.1627},
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location = {Seville, Spain},
month = {14-16 November, 2016},
year = {2016},
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SN - 978-84-617-5895-1/2340-1095
DO - 10.21125/iceri.2016.1627
PY - 2016
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JO - 9th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
JA - ICERI2016 Proceedings
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A. Alhaj, N. Banafi, B.A. Babikir Balal (2016) THE EFFECT OF TECHNOLOGY ON STUDENTS’ IMPROVEMENT IN LEARNING MEDICAL TERMINOLOGIES, ICERI2016 Proceedings, p. 2904.
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