Action Research on the integration of ICT into EFL Teaching: A Literature Review
Quintero Villamizar, Kelly Johanna
Licenciado en Lengua Extranjera - Inglés
The work consists of a theoretical bibliographical review using recent research findings at national and international level, in which experiences are described in which teachers proposed or created pedagogical responses, where they integrated the use of ICT in teaching English. The work presents the results, including a summary table of findings, once the articles are classified. The included works use the participation action methodology. The results were classified into three categories: teachers, students and technologies; the first one refers to considerations for teachers extracted from conclusions and recommendations of the papers analyzed. The second category, students, corresponds to considerations to take into account when preparing classes using ICT for EFL through action participation methods. And the category technologies emerged from the recommendations of the authors of these researches about specific learnings they got from their experiences. In the paper, the revised articles are described and analyzed in their key aspects, in order to deliver the students of the sub project so that they can read and make decisions about the methodologies they can use in class related to information and technology. This part is based on articles developed both in Colombia and abroad, establishing similarities and differences between national and international trends. To register, the information of the article, author, title, link, etc. was recorded. A brief summary of the results is given along with a commentary on the analysis and the identification of conclusions from the reading. In the first chapter, the method used is explained; the second chapter presents the results, and it is divided into results presentation and results analysis; the final chapter summarizes the general conclusions of this research. There is additionally an annex which includes twenty tables were individual results are presented, including location of every item (url), date reviewed, project title, full bibliographic citation, purpose of reading the item, brief notes from content of the item, main points gained from the item, opinion of content, contribution to investigation, and thoughts triggered as a result of reading the item.