Vietnamese Undergraduates’ Attitudes Towards the Use of Facebook for English Language Teaching and Learning
Phan Thi Kim Thao
Phan Thi Kim Thao
Available Online 1 March 2021.
- https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210226.023How to use a DOI?
- Vietnamese students, ICT, SNS, Facebook Attitudes
- Thanks to the presence of ICT, proliferation in social media users has occurred and changed the way human beings socialize with each other worldwide. It is undeniable that the prevalence of Facebook as a dominant platform has put questions about how and why diverse virtual communities have employed it. In relation to academic purposes, Facebook has been considered a supporting tool in many parts of the world. To gain some better insight into the use of Facebook in English language teaching and learning in Vietnam, this study was conducted to investigate students’ attitudes towards using Facebook in ELT among English- major students. The sample was 323 Vietnamese respondents. The quantitative method was applied for data analysis. Overall, the result revealed that English-major students in Vietnam expressed positive attitudes towards leveraging the Facebook platform in ELT. Consequently, there was a necessity of ultilizing Facebook as an integral attribute of education in the digital era. To end, some suggestions and implications were raised for ELT development.
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TY - CONF AU - Phan Thi Kim Thao PY - 2021 DA - 2021/03/01 TI - Vietnamese Undergraduates’ Attitudes Towards the Use of Facebook for English Language Teaching and Learning BT - Proceedings of the 17th International Conference of the Asia Association of Computer-Assisted Language Learning (AsiaCALL 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 181 EP - 195 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210226.023 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210226.023 ID - Thao2021 ER -