Multimedia-based enrichment for foreign language teaching


Akdeniz Language Studies Conference, Antalya, Turkey, 9 - 12 May 2012, vol.70, pp.615-621 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 70
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.01.100
  • City: Antalya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.615-621


Since 2010 the department for German language and linguistics at the Hacettepe University, Ankara, is testing the online-learning platform Moodle to enrich its course system successfully. Moodle as an online support for communication technology distributes information easier and more effective. Turkey and (especially) its higher (foreign language) education system should be enhanced by blended learning and avoid permanent use of old methodologies (e. g. grammar translation method). The article presents and proves the way of blended learning for foreign language learning at the department for German language and linguistic at the Hacettepe University, while reflecting barriers and difficulties of its performance at the same time. Next to this, the article will focus on the (Moodle) testing system, which offers an alternative to classical testing (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer-review under responsibility of ALSC 2012