Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Volume 12. Number1 March 2021 Pp.215 -228
Full Paper PDF
EFL Learners’ and Teachers’ Perception toward the Use of Online Videos in EFL Classes
Doniazad Sultan Alshraideh
English Language Centre, Taibah University
Madinah, Saudi Arabia
Received : 12/26/2020 Accepted: 2/3/2021 Published:3/24/2021
This study aims at analyzing the English as a foreign language (EFL) learners’ and teachers’ perception toward the use of online videos in EFL classes. The current study used a mixed method to answer the question of the study which is: What is the perception of EFL learners and teachers toward the use of online videos in EFL classes? It includes both quantitative and qualitative techniques, namely a questionnaire and an interview. To get the required data and to answer the question of the study, the researcher collected information by distributing a relevant questionnaire among 120 EFL Saudi female students who are studying English in their preparatory year “Unified Scientific Track” at Taibah University. Their ages range between 18 to 21 years old. The questionnaire of the study consists of 10 items. For the first nine items, Likert Scale is used to let the respondents range the statements on a five- point scale. The tenth item asks the respondents to rate the usefulness of the online video regarding language skills and other aspects. The researcher also conducted an interview with six EFL teachers who teach English language skills in the English Language Centre (ELC) at Taibah University. The responses of the participants showed that the use of online videos is an effective technique and has a positive influence in EFL classes.
Key words: EFL learners, language skills, online video, perception, technology
Cite as: Alshraideh, D. S. (2021). EFL Learners’ and Teachers’ Perception toward the Use of Online Videos in EFL Classes.
Arab World English Journal, 12 (1) 215 -228.
Adam, a., &Mowers, H. (2007). YouTube Comes to the Classroom. School Library Journal, 53 (1), 22.
Al-Fahad, F. N. (2009). Students’ attitudes and perceptions towards the effectiveness of mobile learning in King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. Online Submission, 8(2).
Alimemaj, Z. (2010). Youtube, Language Learning And Teaching Techniques.2(3), 10-12.
Aljohani,N (2016). English as a Second Language in Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 3, (8) March-2016 ISSN 2229-5518
AlTowjri (2004). The Use of Telecommunication Technology. Rochester Institute of Technology. Winter 2004/05.
Asensio, M., & Young, C. (2002). A learning and teaching perspective. Click and Go Video. Video Streaming–a guide for educational development. The JISC Click and Go Video Project, 10-19.
Becker, H. J. (2000). Findings from the teaching, learning, and computing survey. Education policy analysis archives, 8, 51.
Berk, R. A. (2009). Multimedia teaching with video clips: TV, movies, YouTube, and mtvU in the college classroom. International Journal of Technology in Teaching & Learning, 5(1).
Boukadi, S. (2014). CHAPTER FIVE CRITICAL APPROACH TO INTEGRATING ICT. Using Technology in Foreign Language Teaching, 83.
Bull, S., & Ma, Y. (2001). Raising learner awareness of language learning strategies in situations of limited resources. Interactive Learning Environments, 9(2), 171-200.
Burta, D. (2007). Training the YouTube Way. Intranets, 10 (3), 1-3.
Busà, M. G. (2010). Sounding natural: Improving oral presentation skills. Language value, 2, 51-67
Callow, J., & Zammit, K.(2012). ‘Where lies your text?’ (Twelfth night act I, scene V): Engaging high school students from low socioeconomic backgrounds in reading multimodal texts. English in Australia, 47(2), 69-77.
Check, J., & Schutt, R. K. (2011). Research methods in education. Sage Publications.
Cutter, M. (2015). Using technology with English Language Learners in the classroom.
DonYei, Z. (2007). Research methods in applied linguistics. Oxford university press.
Dufva, H. (2011). Eikysyvätieltäeksy: kuinkatutkiakieltenoppimista ja opettamistahaastattelunavulla. I: Alanen, R. &Dufva, H. &Kalaja, P.(red.): Kieltätutkimassa: tutkielmanlaatijanopas.
Erstad, O., Kløvstad, V., Kristiansen, T., &Søby, M. (2005). Digital skolehverdag-om helhetligutvikling av digital kompetanse i grunnopplæringen.
Friedman, L. W., & Friedman, H. (2013). Using social media technologies to enhance online learning. Journal of Educators Online, 10(1),1-22.
Harmer, J. (2001). Teaching with video. In A. Pearson Education Limited. Practice of English language teaching (pp. 282). England: Editorial logman.
Harmer, J. (2007). The practice of English language teaching. 4th ed. Harlow, UK: Pearson Longman.
Hardin, J., &Ziebarth, J. (2000). Digital technology and its impact on education. The Future of networking technologies for learning.
Hatlevik, O. E., Egeberg, G., Gumundsd ́ottir, G. B., Loftsgarden, M., and Loi, M. (2013).Moni-tor Skole 2013 – Om Digital KompetanseogErfaringer med Bruk av IKT i Skolen(NorwegianCentre for ICT in Education).
Jensen, M., Mattheis, A., & Johnson, B. (2011). Using student learning and development outcomes to evaluate a first-year undergraduate group video project.CBE Life Sciences Education, 11(1), 68-80.
Lee, L. (2007). Fostering second language oral communication through constructivist interaction in desktop video conferencing.
Language Annals, 40(4), 635-649.
Lonie,A.L.,&Andrews,T.(2009). Creatinhg a Rich Learning Environment for Remote Post-Graduate Leaners. Education inRuralAustralia,19(1),3-13.
Mayer, R., & Mayer, R. E. (Eds.). (2005). The Cambridge handbook of multimedia learning. Cambridge university press.
Mekheimer, M. A. A. G. (2011). The impact of using videos on whole language learning in EFL context. Arab World English Journal, 2(2), 5-39.
Mohamed, M. (2014). Using technology in EFL/ESL classroom. International Journal ofHumanities and cultural studies, Vol. 1 (2).
Mohammed, R. F. (2013). The effectiveness of using subtitled video to teach grammar.
Peña-López, I. (2015). Students, computers and learning. making the connection.Pourhosein, A., Banou, N.
Richards, J.C. &Renandya, W.A. (2002).Methodology in Language Teaching: an Anthology of Current Practice. Cambridge: CambridgeUniversity Press.
Zabihniaemran, A. (2015). What are the barriers in the use of computer technology in EFL instruction?. Review of European Studies, Vol. 7 (11):213-221.
Zhang, D., Zhou, L., Briggs, R. O., &Nunamaker Jr, J. F. (2006). Instructional video in e-learning: Assessing the impact of interactive video on learning effectiveness. Information & management, 43(1), 15-27.