La lectura y el aprendizaje de gramática a través de teléfonos móviles

Reading and grammar learning through mobile phones

  • Shudong Wang Shimane University
  • Simon Smith Caledonian University
Palabras clave: aprendizaje de idiomas, consideraciones de seguridad y privacidad, eficacia, gramática, lectura, teléfonos móviles (es_ES)

Resumen (es_ES)

Este artículo describe un proyecto en curso acerca del aprendizaje de idiomas mediante un reporte parcial, tres años después del inicio de su implementación. Aquí se examina tanto la viabilidad como las limitaciones del desarrollo de habilidades de lectura y gramática en inglés a través de la interfaz de los teléfonos móviles. Materiales de lectura y gramática se enviaron regularmente a lo largo del proyecto a los teléfonos móviles de los estudiantes, quienes leyeron o interactuaron de alguna manera con los materiales que les llamaban la atención. La información obtenida de los participantes y los registros del servidor indican que la lectura y el aprendizaje de la gramática, utilizando dispositivos móviles, fueron considerados experiencias positivas del lenguaje. Sin embargo, los datos también indican que el éxito de cualquier proyecto de aprendizaje a través de estos dispositivos podría ser limitado, a menos que se cumplan ciertos criterios, los cuales incluyen: a) proporcionar material de aprendizaje interesante que no sean muy extenso ni demasiado exigente; b) brindar un grado adecuado de acompañamiento; c) incentivar la participación activa de los estudiantes; d) ofrecer incentivos; e) garantizar el respeto a la privacidad, f) crear un entorno de aprendizaje móvil y técnico que sea seguro y protegido.

Resumen (en_US)

This paper describes an ongoing language-learning project, three years into its development. We examine both the feasibility and the limitations of developing English reading and grammar skills through the interface of mobile phones. Throughout the project, reading and grammar materials were regularly sent to students’ mobile phones. Students read or took part in any aspect of the materials that appealed to them. Information gathered from participants and server logs indicate that reading and learning grammar using mobile devices is regarded as a positive language experience. However, the data also indicate that the success of any mobile learning project could be limited unless certain criteria are applied. This includes (a) providing engaging learning materials that are neither too long nor overly-demanding; (b) a proper degree of teacher monitoring; (c) student involvement; (d) the need for incentives; (e) a respect for privacy; and (f) a safe and secure mobile-learning technical environment.

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Cómo citar
Wang, S., & Smith, S. (2016). La lectura y el aprendizaje de gramática a través de teléfonos móviles. Enunciación, 21(1), 153-172. https://doi.org/10.14483/udistrital.jour.enunc.2016.1.a10
Publicado: 2016-01-01