THE INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD IN ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE (EFL) CLASSROOM

  • Basmah Issa Ahmad Al-Saleem The World Islamic Sciences and Education University, Amman, Jordan

Abstract

This study describes and analyses the uses of Interactive WhiteBoards in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classrooms. It tries to answer the following questions; first, how can an Interactive WhiteBoard be used in a learning environment?, second, how can Interactive WhiteBoards promote student engagement?, and what are Interactive WhiteBoard activities in the EFL classroom?The researcher's impression is that the interactive whiteboard is a very innovative and powerful support for language acquisition. First of all, it provides a bridge that allows using the features of computers without breaking communication. Secondly, it may enhance new kinds of learning processes. Finally, it offers a very interesting option for bringing the Internet into every EFL class.

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Published
2012-02-16
How to Cite
Al-Saleem, B. I. A. (2012). THE INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD IN ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE (EFL) CLASSROOM. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 8(3). https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2012.v8n3p%p