Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Volume 14. Number 1 March 2023                                             Pp.334-348

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The Efficiency of Metaverse Platforms in Language Learning  Based on Jordanian Young
Learners’ Perceptions

Basmah Issa Ahmad AlSaleem
Languages Department. Manara College
New Jersey, USA


Received:12/07/2022             Accepted: 03/11/2023           Published:03/24/2023


This study aims to collect young Jordanian learners’ opinions about the efficiency of using Metaverse platforms in language learning, focusing on the system’s perceived trialability, complexity, observability, and compatibility. It also aims to determine if it is appropriate for the future or should be used currently. The significance of the current study was to analyze the various technological changes that have occurred in the field of language learning to gain a deeper understanding of the effects of these changes on the students’ learning procedures of languages., To achieve the study’s primary goal, the researcher conducted the research during the academic years 2021-2022 on a sample of 50 high school students from different Jordanian schools. The study adopted a mixed-method approach, qualitative and quantitative. The researcher collected data from the participants through a refereed survey and various interviews conducted after the survey. Most young learners indicated that the Metaverse platforms could be used in various educational disciplines and fields. It could improve their knowledge of the language, and it could make the language course more enjoyable. However, they focused on the idea that they need more time to be ready to use Metaverse platforms in language learning, especially with oral language skills. The young learners believed the Metaverse platform has various advantages and could be used in the classroom soon. However, they noted that it could make learning challenging and distracting as it violates their class discipline.
Keywords: Education, language, Metaverse platforms, perceptions, young Jordanian learners,

Cite as:  AlSaleem. B.I. A.  (2023). The Efficiency of Metaverse Platforms in Language Learning  Based on Jordanian Young Learners’ Perceptions.  Arab World English Journal, 14 (1):  334-348.


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Received: 12/07/2022 
Accepted: 03/11/2023  
Published: 03/24/2023   

Dr.Basmah Issa Ahmad Al-Saleem, the owner and the founder of eTurn institution for Teachers’ Education in Amman, Jordan, is an EFL Associate Professor at Manara College in New Jersey, USA. She holds a doctorate from Yarmouk University in Curriculum and Instructions of Teaching English as a Foreign Language TEFL in 2010. She is the winner of Obada Prize for scientific research in 2022.  ORCid ID: