EFL TEACHERS' PERCEPTIONS ABOUT THE EFFECT OF QUIZLET ON VOCABULARY TEACHING


Toy F., Büyükkarcı K.

i-manager's Journal on English Language Teaching (JELT), cilt.10, ss.81-96, 2020 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)

  • Cilt numarası: 10 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Dergi Adı: i-manager's Journal on English Language Teaching (JELT)
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.81-96

Özet

This study intends to indicate the perceptions of Turkish EFL teachers' on the use of Quizlet for vocabulary teaching and students' vocabulary learning process. The study involved a mixed design of Qualitative and Quantitative research. The

study involved Turkish EFL teachers (n=50) as participants. The implementation period took 10 weeks and 50 teachers used Quizlet vocabulary sets in their classes, and these sets were prepared by the researchers. After this period, teachers were

asked to fill in a Survey of Perceptions developed by the researchers. Additionally 10 volunteers of the teachers volunteered to take part in focus group interviews for detailed discussion of their responses in the survey. The survey and focal interviews have yielded positive perceptions by teachers regarding the use of Quizlet for vocabulary teaching and students' learning regarding the motivation of students, students' developing learner autonomy and empowerment of language skills at different degrees.