Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on CALL Number 5. July 2019. Pp. 252 -266
Graduate Students’ Reflections on Technology in Language Learning and Teaching: A
Mohammed A. A. Farrah
English Department, Faculty of Arts, Hebron University,
This study aims to analyze the experiences and perceptions of a group of graduate students regarding an MA Technology in Language Learning and Teaching Course at Hebron University, Palestine. Specifically, the study addressed the aspects of the course that were perceived as the most useful for them and how graduate students perceive their professional growth as a result of the course. The study took place during the second semester of the academic year 2016/2017. The researcher employed a qualitative research to achieve the aims of the study. The participants wrote reflective journals and described how the course integrated theory and practice. The results revealed that the students benefited from the different elements of the course. Particularly, they benefited from the practical projects. The experience helped them in their professional development. Finally, the students offered a number of suggestions for improving the course. The researcher concluded with a set of recommendations.
Key words: language learning, presentations, practical projects, reflection, technology
Cite as: Farrah, M. (2019). Graduate Students’ Reflections on Technology in Language Learning and Teaching: A Qualitative Study. Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on CALL (5). 252 -266. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/call5.17