Computer-assisted Language Learning takes into account Individual Differences

Mansoureh POURANSHİRVANİ
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Abstract


Abstract. Technology has surely influenced human activities and education is not an exception. Applying technology to the learning is becoming an important educational issue today.  The use of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in the field of education has increased remarkably in recent years due to the swift and modern changes in language software.   This study examined whether computer-assisted language learning (CALL) takes into account individual factors?  A course ware of CALL which was available in the market was chosen as an example of CALL. It is called Rosetta Stone (version 4). The overall program was considered. A CALL questionnaire was designed and was piloted. After that, its reliability was estimated. This questionnaire certainly was reliable, since α =0.91. The questionnaire was administrated among different language institutes.50 in-service teachers, who had MA in TESOL and have worked with this software, were asked to answer to this questionnaire in Esfahan, Iran. After a mouth, the questionnaires were collected. The statistical result indicated that computer-assisted language learning significantly grant individual variables.


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Computer, Language Learning

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