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Effectiveness of Facebook Timeline and Page Creation Features for Teaching Reading Skills at Intermediate Level

Submitted by
Mazhar Abbas
Roll No-3313, M.A. ELT, Fourth Semester, Session, 2012-2013

Supervised by
Muntazar Mehdi Lecturer NUML, Islamabad

National University of Modern Languages
Islamabad, Pakistan

Table of Contents
Images 5
Foreword 6
Chapter-1 Introduction 7
1.1 ‎Statement of the Problem: Background of This Specific Research‎ 17
‎1.2. Objectives 18
‎1. 4. Significance of Research 18
‎1.5. Case Study: Delimitation of the Research ‎ 18
Chapter-2 Literature Review 20
‎2.1 Teaching of Reading Skills and The Use of Computer 20
‎2.2 CALL: Using Screen for Teaching English Through Computer, IT and Internet 22
‎‎2.3 Types of Social Media and Status of Facebook 25
‎2.4 Social Media and Teaching of English Skills 26
‎2.5 Facebook – Ecological Aspects to Teach English ‎Language 32
‎2.6 Suitability of Facebook Timeline to Teach English Language 35
‎2.7 Manipulating Facebook Timeline and its Features for Teaching Reading Skills‎ 38
‎2. 8 Using Page Creation for English Language Teaching 42
‎2. 9 Intensive Reading Skills Strategies to Utilize in Facebook Timeline 43
‎2. 10 Timeline and Page Creation to Teach Intensive Reading Skills: Possibilities and Perspectives 50
Chapter-3 Methodology 58
‎3.1 Research Methodology ‎ 58
‎3.2 Research Tools 58
‎3.3 Questionnaire for Data Collection ‎ 58
‎3.4 Facebook Data Collection 59
‎3.5 Short Interview 59
‎2.6 Data Collection and Analysis 59
Chapter-4 Data Collection 61
‎4.1 Students’ Data 62
‎4.2 Teachers’ Data 63
‎4.3 Facebook Usage Data 65
‎4.4 Teachers’ Facebook Awareness Data 65
‎4.5 Interview Data to Determine Factors Hindering Facebook Use 66
Chapter-5‎ Data Analysis ‎ 67
‎5.1 Students’ Facebook



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