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International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments

July 2019 Volume 9, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Navigating the Shortcomings of Virtual Learning Environments Via Social Media

    Puvaneswary Murugaiah & Siew Yen, School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

    It is undeniable that the higher education landscape worldwide has changed with the emergence of virtual learning environments (VLEs). These systems offer learning space and resources for teachers ... More

    pp. 1-14

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  2. Investigating the Need for Computer Assisted Cooperative Learning to Improve Reading Skills Among Yemeni University EFL Students: A Needs Analysis Study

    Amr Yassin, Ibb University, Ibb, Yemen; Norizan Razak & Nor Maasum, UKM, Kajang, Malaysia

    The aim of this needs analysis article was to investigate the students' needs for computer assisted cooperative learning (CACL) in studying reading skills. The needs analysis depends on present... More

    pp. 15-31

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  3. Social Media Translational Action: Translation Activities by K-Pop Fans in Twitter

    Aznur Aisyah, Intan Zainudin & Rou Yoan, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia

    Internet application advancement has enabled Korean pop culture (K-Pop) to rapidly spread worldwide. However, technology alone is insufficient in delivering k-pop content to K-Pop fans because of... More

    pp. 32-54

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  4. Language Learning in the 21st Century: Malaysian ESL Students' Perceptions of Kahoot!

    Debbita Tan, Bee Lee, Malini Ganapathy & Shaidatul Kasuma, School of Languages, Literacies and Translation, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Gelugor, Malaysia

    Kahoot! is a gaming system designed for interactive learning and can be utilised for students of all ages. The present study involved two groups of Malaysian ESL students (n = 57) enrolled in a... More

    pp. 55-71

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  5. Nominalization Versus Clause Usage in CALL Technology-Mediated Acquisition of EFL Learners' Writing Skills

    Duc Pham, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    To help EFL learners realize the use of nominals and clauses in practicing productive skills of academic writing in English writing tests, experiments have been exploited using the tasks similar to... More

    pp. 72-86

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