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Pages: 1756-1769
Publication year: 2013
ISBN: 978-84-616-3822-2
ISSN: 2340-1117

Conference name: 5th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 1-3 July, 2013
Location: Barcelona, Spain

ASSESSING THE USE MOODLE LMS FOR TEACHING SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH AT KHARTOUM UNIVERSITY ON HOME SCIENCE STUDENTS ATTITUDES TOWARDS LEARNING ENGLISH

A. Ali1, A. Alajab2

1University of Khartoum (SUDAN)
2Arabian Gulf University (BAHRAIN)
The present study aimed at investigating the impact of using Moodle LMS as an electronic learning resource in teaching English for Science attitudes among first year home science students at Khartoum University toward leaning & studying English for science and aimless purposes. English for science is an 8 hours university required curriculum taught to all University Science Students. A group of 45 students registered for their first university required courses in the second semester of the academic year 2012/2013 in the Faculty of Education were asked to assess their skills and attitudes toward learning and studying English, before been using Moodle as an open source learning management system, internet- based resources in learning English for Scientific & academic purposes and after 6 weeks experience. The results show that participants are positive toward using technology for learning English; moreover the teaching methodology which integrates face –to-face teaching and Moodle LMS have a positive impact on changing participant attitudes towards using learning & studying English by integrating an interactive open source learning environment like Moodle at Khartoum University. The study concluded that using and integrating virtual learning environments will accelerate the educational process and enhance better learning outcomes.
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author = {Ali, A. and Alajab, A.},
title = {ASSESSING THE USE MOODLE LMS FOR TEACHING SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH AT KHARTOUM UNIVERSITY ON HOME SCIENCE STUDENTS ATTITUDES TOWARDS LEARNING ENGLISH},
series = {5th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies},
booktitle = {EDULEARN13 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-616-3822-2},
issn = {2340-1117},
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location = {Barcelona, Spain},
month = {1-3 July, 2013},
year = {2013},
pages = {1756-1769}}
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A. Ali, A. Alajab (2013) ASSESSING THE USE MOODLE LMS FOR TEACHING SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH AT KHARTOUM UNIVERSITY ON HOME SCIENCE STUDENTS ATTITUDES TOWARDS LEARNING ENGLISH, EDULEARN13 Proceedings, pp. 1756-1769.
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