Rethinking Conventional Teaching In Language Learning And Proposing Edmodo As Intervention: A Qualitative Analysis

Volume 4 - Issue 2
FARHA ALIA MOKHTAR
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Abstract:


In recent times, educators are advised to transform the techniques in conducting language learning by incorporating the use of technological tools because new technologies stimulate an explosion of new methods for teaching and learning. The paper emphasizes on the conventional teaching pedagogy and the urgency to rethink its practice in language learning while proposing a possible mediation tool for learners’ and teachers’ needs. I outline the perceptions of future teachers on conventional teaching, shifting of teaching style from conventional to digital designs and the possibility of implementing Edmodo to curb the concerns put forth. The arguments set forward is regarding conventional teaching that hinders potentials of students, followed by participants’ hopes for teaching approaches and the likelihood of implementing Edmodo to assist language learning classroom.

Keywords

  • Edmodo
  • Conventional teaching
  • English language learning
  • perceptions and TESL (Teaching English as
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