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A Case Study on Convergence-based Mobile English Curriculum

융합기반의 모바일영어커리큘럼에 관한 사례 연구

  • Kim, Young-Hee (TESOL Department of Graduate School, Dongshin University) ;
  • Oh, Seong-Rok (Children's English Education Studies, Dongshin University)
  • 김영희 (동신대학교 대학원 테솔학과) ;
  • 오성록 (동신대학교 아동영어교육학전공)
  • Received : 2019.05.28
  • Accepted : 2019.08.20
  • Published : 2019.08.28

Abstract

This study aims to prove the value of convergence-based mobile English curriculum for English education prior to its practical use. This is deferent from the existing studies in developing and studying a curriculum using an English program loaded in mobile to make an effective English learning. In order to find out how well teachers are aware of this curriculum, we performed qualitative researches. Some English teachers asked for feedback about the curriculum gave us positive feedback in most areas such as learning authentic English, repetition effects, cooperative learning, self-efficacy experience, and so on. As a negative feedback, they were afraid of students' easy and free attitudes because of the new learning environments. This problem can be solved by the very close communications between teacher and student through on and off line. Next time applying this curriculum to the field and analyzing will be expected.

Keywords

Communication;Convergence-based;Curriculum;English learning;Mobile

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