Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 7(10B), pp. 21 - 26
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.071805
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The Effectiveness of the Use of Computer Technology Compared to the Traditional Methods in the Process of a Foreign Language Teaching


Yelena Anatolyevna Andreyeva *, Anastasia Viktorovna Fakhrutdinova , Inna Germanovna Korneva , Alexander Sergeevich Chugunov
Kazan Federal University, Institute of International Relations, Kazan, Russian Federation

ABSTRACT

In this article, the effectiveness of the use of computer technology is analyzed in the process of a foreign language teaching compared to the traditional methods based on the results of a long-term experiment. The experiment was carried out with an e-learning program "Talk to me" owned by French company Auralog, the electronic textbook "German for Economists" (content authoring), and the electronic educational resource "English for geographers (physical geography)" (content authoring). The purpose of the study is to investigate the computer technologies for foreign language teaching. The subject of the research is the investigation of the quality of mastering knowledge, skills, and abilities in linguistic aspects (vocabulary, grammar, phonetics) and types of speech activity (reading, listening, speaking, writing). The purpose of the study is to determine the effectiveness of the use of computer technology in the process of language teaching aspects and types of speech activity compared to traditional teaching methods.The study is important since nowadays the development of telecommunication technologies is becoming one of the principal areas for improving higher education institutions and the education system in general terms. The development and implementation of computer technology in the educational process is an essential condition for improving the efficiency of teaching at universities. The pedagogical experiment and observation, interview, questioning, testing, and also quantitative and statistical method have been used in this research. The result of the research revealed that the use of computer technology in the process of a foreign language teaching allows achieving better results in almost all language aspects and types of speech activity compared to traditional teaching methods.

KEYWORDS
Education, Student, Training, Foreign Language, Pedagogical Experiment, E-Learning Program, Electronic Textbook, Electronic Educational Resource

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Yelena Anatolyevna Andreyeva , Anastasia Viktorovna Fakhrutdinova , Inna Germanovna Korneva , Alexander Sergeevich Chugunov . "The Effectiveness of the Use of Computer Technology Compared to the Traditional Methods in the Process of a Foreign Language Teaching." Universal Journal of Educational Research 7.10B (2019) 21 - 26. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2019.071805.