Share Paper: Can Technology help to teach EFL writing skills?

  1. Fatemeh Alipanahi, Islamic Azad University, Zanjan Branch, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)
  2. Hossein Parvini Sani, Islamic Azad Univesity, Zanjan Branch, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)
Wednesday, October 10 11:35-11:55 AM Salon Jarry

Abstract: This research tries to examine the effects of Internet on EFL writing of some university students. The researcher uses the Internet as an educational tool, in the experimental group, instead of using writing text books, but text-books are used in the control group. The experimental group is provided with a computer to discuss the content of the students’ findings in the Internet searches. In the control group, two writing books, Paragraph Development and Writing power are taught by the researcher. Attempts are made to find justifiable answer to the following question: “Is there a significant difference between Internet learning and ...