- Developing EFL students’ communication skills through collaborative visualization
- HADJEM LAMIA
- Collaborative Learning and collaborative Visualization
- Types of Communication Skills and Attitudes
- Research method and data analysis procedures
- EFL students’ & students’ communication skills: the findings
- Discussion of ELF Students’ Questionnaire Findings
- Discussion of teachers’ Interview, EFL students’
Discussion of teachers’ Interview, EFL students’
2. Discussion of teachers’ Interview
2. 1. Teachers’ Profile
The results indicate that the difference in teachers’ experiences with teaching English did not affect their attitudes toward adopting collaborative visualization to develop students’ communication skills.
The majority of respondents have taught English for more than 10 years and they all have faced difficulties with their students because they still have problems of communication and this is due to the lack of new strategies and techniques that cannot be implemented because of the lack of materials.
Most of them have been for a training period abroad and during their experiences; they have always encouraged new techniques to develop communication.
So, their experiences affected positively their attitudes, and this is an example of what is said in the definition of attitudes provided by Allport (1935: 810), an attitude is “A mental or neural state of readiness, organized through experience. ”
They all encouraged the implementation of collaborative visualization as a support to the traditional ways to develop students’ communication skills in English which goes with two of our hypotheses where we highlighted that teachers have positive attitudes toward the use of collaborative visualization