Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on CALL Number 6. July 2020                        Pp. 394-408

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Difficulties of Teaching Saudi Female Students Linguistic Courses through Educational
Closed-Circuit Television at Albaha University

Elsadig Mohamed Khalifa Gawi
Department of English, College of Science and Arts.
Albaha University, Albaha, Saudi Arabia




The present study aimed at investigating the problems of teaching female students in Shahbah College of Arts, through Closed-Circuit Television by male instructors. This research paper was significant because it attempted to find solutions to these problems. 20 male professors, who teach female students Applied Linguistics courses, participated in this study. A questionnaire used as the main instrument for this study to answer the main question of the study: ‘Do male instructors face any difficulties in teaching Saudi female students?’. The tool demonstrated to the participants of the study in the summer term of 2018. The researcher used the Descriptive-Analytical Method to run the study. SPSS statistical method had used to analyze the data. The findings of the study revealed that male instructors faced many problems when they teach female students through Closed-Circuit Television, such as class management, assessment of female students performance, and the use of teaching tools. So, the paper concluded that female instructors should teach female students instead of their male counterparts. In terms of the findings, the study recommended that male instructors should improve their skills to use CCTV by attending training courses and workshops. These can overcome the problems of teaching Saudi female students through Closed-Circuit Television at Albaha University and other Saudi universities.
Keywords:  camera, closed-circuit television, open-circuit television, technology

Cite as:  Gawi, E. M. K.. (2020). Difficulties of Teaching Saudi Female Students Linguistic Courses through Educational Closed-Circuit Television at Albaha University. Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on CALL (6). 394-408.


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About the Author:
Elsadig Mohamed Khalifa. I am a Sudanese. I am a PhD. holder in Applied Linguistics,
University of Gezira, Sudan (2011). I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of English,
College of Science and Arts, in Almandaq. At Albaha University, Saudi Arabia. I have
published more than ten papers in different international indexed journals in Canada, USA, UK,
Australia , India and Malaysia.