Can Instant Messaging Platform QQ Help Solving the Deficiency of EFL Learners' Critical Literacy in China?
Available Online August 2013.
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- instant messaging platform, QQ, critical literacy, implications for Software engineering
- This study is designed as a qualitative case study to explore the application of the instant messaging platform QQ in an EFL class in China, aiming at promoting learners’ critical literacy. After analyzing the data collected in observation, surveys and interviews, this study finds that QQ can serve for building a learning environment that encourages deep content-based discussions in critical literacy activities. The author also presents some suggestions for future educational research and practice, as well as the implications for software engineering.
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TY - CONF AU - Quanyou Ruan PY - 2013/08 DA - 2013/08 TI - Can Instant Messaging Platform QQ Help Solving the Deficiency of EFL Learners' Critical Literacy in China? BT - Third International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems Engineering (CASE-13) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 1951-6851 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/case-13.2013.25 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/case-13.2013.25 ID - Ruan2013/08 ER -