The Use of Websites and Blogs as a Tool for Establishing Better Learning Outcomes

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The use of Websites and blogs as a tool for estabilishing better learning outcomes.

ABSTRACT

Internet Websites and Blogs (also known as Digital Learning Environments), which are two new development technologies that provide better teaching-learning environments, interactive and inter-creative engagements for teachers and students, were not very common until recently, however, these technologies have taken a great role in the world of education and have become more dominant and widespread among and favored by foreign language learners and teachers who would like to extend their studies actively away from classrooms. Additionally, these websites and web-blogs can be used to enhance the quality of education by encouraging reflective practice, meditative homework assignments, and sharing online educational topics outside schoolwork and college learning through the use of web-blogs and thus making it less possible for students to waste their time. This paper will focus mainly on the purpose, usability and possibilities of websites and blogs. The objectives of this paper is to indicate the importance of using these tools among learners, teachers and schools, to show how education can be better, easy to learn and enjoyable through the use of websites and blogs in education, and also to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using these tools in school and classrooms.

Contents

A- Website……………………………………………………………….1 1-what is website?................................................................................. 2-the importance of website…………………………………………. 3-advantages and dis advantages of website………………………… B-Blog…………………………………………………………………….. 1-what is blog?...................................................................................... 2-the importance of blog……………………………………………… 3-advantages and disadvantages of blog……………………………… C-The use of websites and blogs in education………………………… 1-development of weblog in education…………………….. 2-How education could be better through the use of weblog.. 3-Purpose of using websites and blogs in education……………………. D-Benefits of using website and blog in education …………………….. 1-Benefits of using website and blog for students teachers and schools a-Benefits for students…………………………………………… b-Benefits for teachers and schools………………………………. 2-Using website and blog in the classroom

a-Classroom management
b- Collaboration
c- Discussions

A-website
. A website is a place on the Internet where you can find information about something, especially a particular organization . This definition is a clear explanation of what is already perceived and known by anyone. We would like to expand the understanding by adding that websites are digital spaces that can be employed for any particular purpose such as education, business, personal interest(s), etc. where not only information can be found but people can interact with one another synchronously (chat rooms), play games (online game rooms), buy goods by using their credit cards, make flight, holiday or hotel reservations, etc. In our specific case, the focus is on educational websites that concentrate on English as a foreign language and in general education in schools for learners and teacher who would like to get and learn information and their lessons online. So, what learners can do in EFL websites is improving their vocabulary and grammar by doing online exercises, taking tests, practicing writing, reading, and listening skills through tasks that are designed by professionals and teachers,

1-What is a website?

A website, also written as Web site,web site, or simply site, is a set of related web pages containing content such as text,images, video, audio, etc. A website is hosted on at least one web server, accessible via a network such as the Internet or a privatelocal...
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