S-Space College of Education (사범대학) Foreign Language Education Research Institute (외국어교육연구소) 외국어교육연구 (Foreign Language Education Research) 외국어교육연구 (Foreign Language Education Research) vol.04 (2001)
매체활용과 제2외국어 학습: 웹 기반 교육을 중심으로
Make use of media and the second language learning: The focus with the web-based instruction
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- 서울대학교 외국어교육연구소
- 외국어교육연구, Vol.4, pp. 109-121
- The fast growth of the area of Industrial Technology has brought about the drastic change in educational environments, especially for foreign language teaching. The most noticeable change is that the information which was usually under the control of instructors can now be directly conveyed to leaners throughout multiple kinds of information channels. With this unstoppable trend, the instructors now strongly motivated to focus on various types of media application. Given these facts, this paper mainly deals with the web-based instruction (WBI) among others, since WBI is a well-known and easily accessible type of instruction. In this study, WBI is approached with two different aspects. One is a functional aspect. The other is a psychological aspect. The WBI enables learners to choose any information on any fields, and it makes learners choose their own learning level according to their needs and 1earning ability. In this paper, the future of WBI is a1so discussed with three different angles: software, hardware, and educational diversity. In addition, this paper argues for the need to incorporate into foreign language teaching all advantages verified to be useful so far in both fields-traditional classroom. teaching and WBI.