Gyeongju-si: Advanced Institute of Convergence IT(AICIT)
Currently, studies related to technology supporting situated learning are very popular in Taiwan and the most of studies associated with the subject of ecological environment, yet the issues related to English language teaching as second language has not been explored thoroughly. Therefore, this study works with elementary school English teachers and using "Direction" as the main topic to teach 4th grade students. Integrating the concept of context aware, RFID (radio frequency identification) technology, handheld device (PDA), and communicative language method, an ideal of a situated learning system, English learning supporting system, has been initiated. The system will cooperate with the "direction" lesson plan, using strategies such as role playing, problem solving and small group interaction to create a real life situation for high interactive and motive learning environment. The results show that fifth grade students are highly satisfied by this system and they also agree the system which is good for their English learning. Moreover, the higher positive learning attitude students perform better than others and the students have higher satisfaction also perform better in achievement score.
Journal of Convergence Information Technology 7(7), pp.242-252