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Using NICENET in language classrooms at the Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia

Mohamed, A. Halim and Dzakiria, Hisham (2005) Using NICENET in language classrooms at the Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia. Malaysian Online Journal of Instructional Technology, 2 (2). pp. 114-123. ISSN 1823-1144

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This study looks at various aspects of the Internet Classroom Assistant (ICA) called the NICENET in teaching English at the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Malaysia. It surveys students’ reaction towards the use of NICENET in facilitating students’ language learning process. The results of this study revealed that the NICENET is able to reduce the language barriers and increasing students’ motivation in language learning. NICENET is found to be a useful tool for enhancing students’ writing ability. It provides opportunitiess for students to pose messages and allow conferencing among student and teachers. The instructor found that the NICENET to be a useful tool for monitoring students’ writing and provide the necessary measures for helping students to be good language learners.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Dr. Hisham Dzakiria
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2010 03:27
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2010 03:27

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