The effect of using electronic games in developing the intuitive English language skills for basic first grade female pupils

  • Abdul Hafiz M Salama Professor of Educational Technology and Dean of College of Educational Sciences, Middle East University, Jordan, asalamah@meu.edu.jo
  • Abeer F Attary Researcher in Educational Technology, College of Educational Sciences, Middle East University, Jordan, Aboorzfarouq@yahoo.com
Keywords: Electronic games, Intuitive skills, English language skills

Abstract

Abstract: This study aimed at measuring the effect of using electronic games in developing the intuitive English language skills for basic first grade female students in Amman. Two private schools which use electronic games in teaching were selected. The sample consisted of (40) basic first grade female pupils, for experimental and control groups. Two instruments were prepared: the first was a test to measure the intuitive English language skills, while the second was an electronic software to measure the effect of using electronic games in the development of the intuitive English language skills for basic first grade female pupils. The quasi – experimental methodology was used to answer the following main question: What is the effect of using electronic games in developing the intuitive English skills for basic first grade female pupils, compared with the ordinary style in Amman?. The findings showed that there were significant differences in the intuitive English language skills between the experimental and control groups’ pupils, in favor of electronic games software.

Keywords: Electronic games, Intuitive skills, English language skills.

Author Biographies

Abdul Hafiz M Salama, Professor of Educational Technology and Dean of College of Educational Sciences, Middle East University, Jordan, asalamah@meu.edu.jo

Professor of Educational Technology and Dean of College of Educational Sciences, Middle East University, Jordan, asalamah@meu.edu.jo

Abeer F Attary, Researcher in Educational Technology, College of Educational Sciences, Middle East University, Jordan, Aboorzfarouq@yahoo.com

Researcher in Educational Technology, College of Educational Sciences, Middle East University, Jordan, Aboorzfarouq@yahoo.com

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Published
2019-03-03
How to Cite
Salama, A. H., & Attary, A. (2019). The effect of using electronic games in developing the intuitive English language skills for basic first grade female pupils. International Journal of Research in Educational Sciences. (IJRES), 2(02), 285 - 306. Retrieved from http://iafh.net/index.php/IJRES/article/view/108
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