Research on the Application of Twitter-Like Platform Based on Web 2.0 Technology in College English Extracurricular Learning: From the Perspective of Interactive Teaching

Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 144)

Abstract

This study takes the non-English major students as the experimental subjects, conducting four-week extracurricular English interactive activities based on Twitter-like platform, whose feasibility has been positively proved by the data obtained from the pre-/post-questionnaire, the experimental study, the quantitative and qualitative analysis. To some extent, the interaction based on Twitter-like platform not only meets students’ interest in and needs for extracurricular English learning, and promotes their control over and motivation for learning, but also increases their involvement in extracurricular English learning activities.

Keywords

Interactive Activity English Learning Interactive Teaching General Packet Radio Service Multimedia Messaging Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Academia for Linguistics Cognition & ApplicationChongqing UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.College of Foreign LanguagesChongqing UniversityChongqingChina

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