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A study of the effects Multimedia Books have on developing reading skills among Portuguese young learners of EFL (English as a Foreign Language) PROCEEDINGS

, Escola Superior de Educação de Castelo Branco, Portugal, Portugal

World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, ISBN 978-1-880094-60-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

The growing importance of technology in today's society makes it important for educators to integrate the tools it provides into all areas of education because the new and emerging technologies are challenging the traditional process of teaching and learning. My research adopted a case study approach, which provided rich descriptions, in particular of: Portuguese student teachers' perceptions towards computers and Multimedia Books in particular as a way of fostering reading.

Citation

Menezes, H. (2006). A study of the effects Multimedia Books have on developing reading skills among Portuguese young learners of EFL (English as a Foreign Language). In E. Pearson & P. Bohman (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2006 (pp. 1282-1287). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

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