Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) 2nd Special Issue on Covid 19 Challenges January 2022                   Pp.233-244
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/covid2.15

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The Implementation of E-Learning to Support Learning and Teaching Foreign Language:
A Case Study in Ukrainian Higher Education

Nataliia Tymoshchuk
Department of Foreign Philology and Translation
Vinnytsia Institute of Trade and Economics of Kyiv National University of Trade and
Economics, Vinnytsia, Ukraine
Email: redish_fox15@ukr.net

 

Received:  9/14/2021                    Accepted:12/24/2021                      Published:1/24/2022

 

Abstract:
The research paper examines current tendencies in implementing e-learning as an integral part of the educational process, particularly in foreign language learning in higher education. The scholar attempts to answer the following question: How can e-learning contribute to effective foreign language learning? We have identified how e-learning is applied, the different existing e-learning strategies students prefer to learn with, and the extent to which learners are satisfied with the support offered by e-learning to assist the process of foreign language learning. The study is significant because understanding the learners’ preferences and support of these up-dated methods would help to find effective teaching practices within e-learning, fostering student-centered approaches. The contribution of this research is to estimate the new experiences of university students due to e-learning implementation. We used a quantitative method to collect research data by online tools (Google forms). It was achieved due to analyzing responses to the survey-based questionnaire of 35 learners of Vinnytsia Institute of Trade and Economics of Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics, Ukraine. Within our research, we have found out that students usually use e-learning as it helps them to develop lots of soft skills besides the four basic language skills. It has also been proved that students are delighted with the e-learning application. We concluded that e-learning is an effective and innovative educational technology that can improve both the teaching and learning process in educational institutions.
Keywords: case study, e-learning, e-learning tools, foreign language, Ukrainian higher education

Cite as: Tymoshchuk, N.  (2022). The Implementation of E-Learning to Support Learning and Teaching Foreign Language: a Case Study in Ukrainian Higher Education.  Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) 2nd Special Issue on Covid 19 Challenges (2) 233-244.
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/covid2.15

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Received: 9/14/2021
Accepted: 12/24/2021  
Published: 1/24/2022
https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/covid2.15

Nataliia Tymoshchuk Ph.D. in Philology, Associate Professor at the Department of Foreign Philology and Translation, VITE KNUTE, Vinnytsia, Ukraine. Her research interests include linguistics, e-learning, mind-mapping, flipped classroom, methodology of teaching foreign languages, blended learning. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5638-5825