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  1. 1. DOES TECHNOLOGY HELP WITH VOCABULARY ACQUISITION IN A WORLD LANGUAGE CLASSROOM? Piedmont College Tamara Linares
  2. 2. LET ME SET THIS UP….
  3. 3. • 15 years since I received my Masters @ Piedmont • • • • • • College Enjoyed the personal growth and development Fabulous and well prepared professors Excellent colleagues I am a lot more confident with the new educational trends I found out I needed glasses I owned it!! MY PERSONAL DISCLAIMER
  4. 4. INTRODUCTION Second Language Acquisition…With/Without Technology Beliefs/Attitudes/Perceptions of Stakeholders Surveys of parents/students/WL educators at CCSD T-test of 1 Unit without Technology T-test of 1 Unit with Technology Results
  5. 5. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
  6. 6. PROBLEM QUESTION Does Technology Help With Vocabulary Acquisition in a World Language Classroom?
  7. 7. METHODOLOGY
  8. 8. PARTICIPANTS 30 student s 41 parents 27 teacher s Beliefs, Perceptions, Results
  9. 9. RESULTS QUALITATIVE APPROACH SURVEYS UNDERSTAND BELIEFS AND PERCEPTIONS WITH SLA & TECHNOLOGY QUANTITATIVE APPROACH ASSESSMENTS WITH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENTS WITHOUT TECHNOLOGY
  10. 10. PARENT SURVEY 75% of the parents believe that there should be technology within the World Language classroom.
  11. 11. STUDENT SURVEY 83% of the students believe that technology has a place in the World Language classroom.
  12. 12. WL TEACHER SURVEY 100% of the World Language teachers surveyed believe that technology has a place in the World Language classroom.
  13. 13. T-TEST RESULTS A t-test has shown that comparing the pre-test and post-test of a unit without using technology AND a pre-test and post-test of a unit with technology have no statistically significant difference. (p>.05)
  14. 14. CONCLUSION W/OUT TECH W/TECH SLA
  15. 15. EATING CROW I am eating crow when it comes to DMR’s Data Analysis is where it is at We have always done it Now it is formalized to enhance learning & instruction  Without data there is no analysis because no information has been collected. Without analysis of information, informed decisions cannot be made.
  16. 16. Thank you for coming! Any questions?

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