Web 2.0 Supported Flipped Learning Model: EFL Students’ Perceptions and Motivation


Girgin P., Cabaroğlu N.

Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi, vol.50, no.2, pp.858-876, 2021 (National Refreed University Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.14812/cufej.944217
  • Title of Journal : Çukurova Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.858-876

Abstract

This article presents an action research study examining the implementation of flipped classroom model supported with Web 2.0 technology to provide opportunities to use the target language and to motivate learners. Our participants were 12th grade language class students who were learning English as foreign language in a state school in Turkey. Our data came from a variety of sources including pre-and posttreatment questionnaires, teacher journals, lesson evaluation forms, observation tasks, and semi-structured interviews. Our findings revealed that participating students held positive perceptions and a high level of motivation towards the integration of Web 2.0 technology to Flipped Classroom in their English language learning process. Additionally, they reported a number of advantages associated with flipped learning model and Web 2.0 tools such as increased readiness to the lesson, improvement in variety of language and 4C (i.e., critical thinking, creative thinking, communicating and collaborating) skills, fostered teamwork and boosted creativity. In light of our findings, we propose pedagogical implications for EFL practices.