el 18(17): e6

Research Article

Integrating WeChat-based Mobile-Assisted Language Learning into College English Teaching

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  • @ARTICLE{10.4108/eai.25-9-2018.155646,
        author={Min Guo and Minjuan Wang},
        title={Integrating WeChat-based Mobile-Assisted Language Learning into College English Teaching},
        journal={EAI Endorsed Transactions on e-Learning},
        volume={5},
        number={17},
        publisher={EAI},
        journal_a={EL},
        year={2018},
        month={10},
        keywords={WeChat, Mobile-assisted Language Learning, College English Curriculum},
        doi={10.4108/eai.25-9-2018.155646}
    }
    
  • Min Guo
    Minjuan Wang
    Year: 2018
    Integrating WeChat-based Mobile-Assisted Language Learning into College English Teaching
    EL
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.25-9-2018.155646
Min Guo1,*, Minjuan Wang2
  • 1: School of Foreign Languages, Wuhan Polytechnic University, Hubei Province, China
  • 2: Learning Design and Technology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
*Contact email: 113200428@qq.com

Abstract

WeChat, one of the most popular social networking tools in China, has attracted attention of educators to its pedagogical value such as its support for interactivity and real-time communications. Based on the literature review of mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) and WeChat, the paper aims to analyse the affordances of WeChat application in MALL, explore how to integrate WeChat-based Mobile-assisted Language Learning (MALL) into College English Curriculum so as to promote students’ engagement in learning and to improve their learning outcomes