Enhancing Reading Skill through WebQuest in Collaborative Learning Environment
M Megala, P Madhumathi
2016 Volume 16
The methods of English language teaching and learning are getting changed with the advent of latest technologies. Especially in recent days, abundant online tools are being used in ESL classrooms for the effective teaching of English. Hence, this paper focuses on the effectual ways of using WebQuest (http://webquest.org/) to enhance the reading proficiency of the students in a collaborative learning environment. Most of the research articles stated that web-based learning created a positive impact in student's language learning process. But, they failed to envision the ways in which students accomplished the language and to project the limitations while using it. Therefore, the main aim of this paper is, to identify appropriate strategies to implement in the WebQuest based collaborative study mode. Further, the paper also suggests the need for using WebQuest to inbuilt language skill eventually in content area learning sessions.
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