Interaction in a Blended Environment for English Language Learning

  • Yuranny Marcela Romero Archila Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia
Keywords: Blended learning (B-learning), English as a foreign language, interaction, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Abstract

The purpose of this research was to identify the types of interaction that emerged not only in a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) but also in faceto-face settings. The study also assessed the impact of the different kinds of interactions in terms of language learning. This is a qualitative case study that took place in a private Colombian university. Theories related to interaction, foreign language learning, and the use of technology in the EFL classroom were taken into account for analyzing the data. The data revealed a new type of interaction and the need to have specific subdivisions of the established types of interaction.

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Published
2014-12-17
How to Cite
Romero Archila, Y. M. (2014). Interaction in a Blended Environment for English Language Learning. GiST Education and Learning Research Journal, (9 JUL-DEC), 142-156. https://doi.org/10.26817/16925777.148