The Role of Positive and Negative Aspects of E-Technology on Learning and Teaching English in the Industrial Society of Iran

  • Mehrnoosh Eslami Instructor at University of Applied Science and Technology, Shiraz News Department, Shiraz, Iran
  • Fatemeh Rasouli Student of University of Applied Science and Technology, Shiraz News Department, Shiraz, Iran.
  • Mahmoud Shaker Dean of University of Applied Science and Technology, Shiraz News Department, Shiraz, Iran.
  • Seyyed Fazel Fazeli Translator and Editor, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences.

Abstract

Based on the widespread development in information and communication technologies, the emergence of a new type of learning called e-learning is provided. Electronic learning is the provision and use of distributed electronic media knowledge based on information technology such as television, smartphones, social media and a variety of communication networks like satellite and computer networks. In the present study, both field study and search in library sources have been used, and the results gained out of past researches, the research data were collected and it was conducted through survey and experiment, with the aim of comparing the use of e-learning technology and the traditional method in teaching English to employees of Fars Combined Cycle Power Plant. Considering the results of the study, the positive and negative effects of E-Technology were studied and it was observed that the process of using social media and sending messages through Telegram to teach specialized English words in Fars CCGT Power Plant employees was satisfactory and the efficiency of training them through this way has been calculated as above 90%.

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Published
2018-05-28
How to Cite
Eslami, M., Rasouli, F., Shaker, M., & Fazeli, S. F. (2018). The Role of Positive and Negative Aspects of E-Technology on Learning and Teaching English in the Industrial Society of Iran. LANGUAGE ART, 3(2), 29-44. https://doi.org/10.22046/LA.2018.08
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