In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iranian Electronic Learning Association

Document Type : scientific-research


1 Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

2 Assistant Professor, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Worizonte Minas Gerais Brazil


This paper presents the results of a virtual ethnographic study developed in an online classroom in a public university in Brazil. The online activities aimed to help 70 students to develop English oral skills in a 60-hour course taught along 15 weeks using the Moodle Language Management System (LMS). After the initial weeks, and some dropouts, there were 63 participants in this study. The course was planned and managed by the authors of this article and some modifications were made along the experience in face of unexpected changes in the learning environment. Having as theoretical support complexity, connectivism, and learning ecology, we assessed digital tools for oral communication and verified that they had a positive impact on language learning and increased learners’ opportunities for language practice. The tools not only contributed to the development of the students’ oral skills but also decreased their anxiety when speaking English.


Article Title [Persian]

ابزارهای دیجیتال برای توسعه مهارت های شفاهی در زبان انگلیسی

Author [Persian]

  • ورالوسیا پایوا 1

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Abstract [Persian]

این مقاله نتایج یک مطالعه قوم نگاری مجازی را ارائه می دهد که در یک کلاس درس آنلاین در یک دانشگاه دولتی در برزیل توسعه یافته است. هدف از فعالیت های آنلاین کمک به 70 دانش آموز برای توسعه مهارت های شفاهی انگلیسی در یک دوره 60 ساعته بود که به مدت 15 هفته با استفاده از سیستم مدیریت زبان مودل (LMS) تدریس می شد. پس از هفته‌های اولیه و برخی ترک تحصیل، 63 شرکت‌کننده در این مطالعه حضور داشتند. این دوره توسط نویسندگان این مقاله برنامه ریزی و مدیریت شد و تغییراتی در تجربه در مواجهه با تغییرات غیرمنتظره در محیط آموزشی ایجاد شد. با پشتوانه نظری پیچیدگی، پیوند گرایی و محیط زیست یادگیری، ابزارهای دیجیتال را برای ارتباطات شفاهی ارزیابی کردیم و تأیید کردیم که تأثیر مثبتی بر یادگیری زبان دارند و فرصت‌های زبان آموزان را برای تمرین زبان افزایش می‌دهند. این ابزارها نه تنها به رشد مهارت‌های شفاهی دانش‌آموزان کمک می‌کنند، بلکه اضطراب آنها را هنگام صحبت کردن به زبان انگلیسی کاهش می‌دهند.

Keywords [Persian]

  • قوم نگاری مجازی ابزار دیجیتال
  • مهارتهای شفاهی
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