An Investigation of the Use of Wikis in English Language Learning.

Bin Zou, Catherine Hua Xiang, Stephen Jeaco

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The article presents information on a study conducted on the benefits of using Wikis in English language education in China and Great Britain. Researchers have found that Web 2.0 tools, that include including Blogs, Facebook, Wikis, YouTube, and Podcasts, provide opportunities for students to discuss language learning materials through online resources; and also offer opportunities to communicate with people at large distances through the Internet.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)99 - 116
JournalChinese Journal of Applied Linguistics (De Gruyter)
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • ENGLISH language education
  • WEB 2.0
  • UNITED Kingdom
  • FACEBOOK (Web resource)

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