Wiki as an innovation in implementing student centered learning to enhance reading comprehension / Josephine Anak Thomas Laja

Thomas Laja, Josephine (2016) Wiki as an innovation in implementing student centered learning to enhance reading comprehension / Josephine Anak Thomas Laja. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Sarawak.

Abstract

Student-Centered Learning (SCL) in contemporary classroom helps to reinforce ESL students to become independent lifelong learner. Advance technologies at the era of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) help to assist language learners in the quest to understand the written texts. Wikis perceived as one of well-known Web 2.0 tools in assisting language learners to improve their comprehension of English as a second language. The application of wikis as part of leaning toolsin language learning due to its authenticity in allowing students to acquire an active learner role in the learning process especially for English comprehension. However, the language educators tend to choose traditional didactic method in ESL classroom. This research aims to investigate to what extent Wikispaces influences college students' skill in reading comprehension at PTPL Kuching, a private institution in Sarawak. Well designed wikis-project for college students can generate unique advantages for student-centred learning. In sum, it appears that the usage of wikis-project help ESL learners to get engage and empower students through various innovative teaching and learning activities and lead the students to acquire better score in reading comprehension test.

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Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
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CreatorsEmail / ID. Num
Thomas Laja, Josephine2011372321
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > English language
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sarawak > Kota Samarahan II Campus
Programme: Master of Education in Teaching English As A Second Language (TESL)
Item ID: 37259
Uncontrolled Keywords: ESL students,Information and Communication Technology (ICT),reading comprehension
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/37259

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