Integration of Multimedia Courseware into ESP Instruction for Technological Purposes in Higher Technical Education

@article{Tsai2012IntegrationOM,
  title={Integration of Multimedia Courseware into ESP Instruction for Technological Purposes in Higher Technical Education},
  author={Shu-Chiao Tsai},
  journal={Educational Technology & Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={15},
  pages={50-61}
}
This study reports on integrating ESP (English for specific purposes) multimedia courseware for semiconductor technology into instruction of three different language programs in higher education by using it as a silent partner. It focuses primarily on techniques and tools to motivate retention of under-prepared students in an EFL setting. The courseware design was based on Mayer’s multimedia learning cognitive theory, and the language learning focus drew on Chapelle’s suggested criteria for… CONTINUE READING

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