Windows Movie Maker as a Language Learning Tool
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Paper presented during GLoCALL International Conference, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, December 2010

Paper presented during GLoCALL International Conference, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, December 2010

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  • 1. ZainalAbidinSayadiAzmiAbdLatiff
    Faculty of Science, Arts & Heritage
    UniversitiTun Hussein Onn Malaysia
  • 2. Windows Movie Maker As A Language Learning Tool
  • 3. http://www.viralblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/youtube-infographic-key-facts.jpg
  • 4. Introduction
    The on-line multimedia resources allow teachers to easily integrate multimedia materials into the classroom.
    However, these materials are often used in ways that leave ultimate control over content with the instructor,
    diminishing student agency in the process of learning
  • 5. Video & Language Learning
    communicative approach in language learning
    "a process of developing the ability to do things with language as opposed to learning about language" (Nunan, 1988, p. 78)
    tasks should simulate the skills necessary for communicating outside the classroom
  • 6. Video & Language Learning
    Socio constructivist approach to learning,
    learning is a process of knowledge construction rather than a process of knowledge transmission
    instruction is a process of scaffolding knowledge construction rather than of transmitting knowledge.
    Learning tasks should be contextualised and purposeful for the learner
    contextual learning demands meaningful real-world tasks
  • 7. Research Questions
    How production of video documentaries could
    enrich the learners’ learning experience
    improve their English language proficiency
  • 8. Respondents
    70 first year Civil Engineering students
    Obtained Diploma from Polytechnics
    22 – 24 year old
  • 9. UMB Effective Communication - Learning Contents
    Meeting and Minutes of Meeting
    Letter Writing
    Interview
    Presentation
  • 10. The Task
    Students are required to produce a 10-minute video documentary on a theme
    Social problems
    Culture
    Places of interest
  • 11. The Process
  • 12. Video Camera Techniques
    Handling the video camera
    Zoom In
    Zoom Out
    Pan Right
    Pan Left
    Tilt Up
    Tilt Down
  • 13. Introduction to Windows Movie Maker
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  • 18. Samples of End Product
    Video 1
    Video 2
    Video 3
  • 19. The Results
    How production of video documentaries could enrich the learners’ learning experience
    Learners are motivated
    Improved communication skills, interpersonal skills
    Improved critical thinking & problem solving skills
    Exposure to the real-life situations
    Able to produce original piece of work
    No more ‘cut & paste’ work
  • 20. The Results
    How production of video documentaries could improve their English language proficiency.
    Learners’ work is more cohesive
    Improve vocabulary
    Improve fluency
  • 21. Conclusions
    The process of producing video documentaries allows the students to use the language in the real life situation as well as improve their communication and interpersonal skills.
  • 22. Thank You