IJSSH 2011 Vol.1(3): 224-228 ISSN:2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2011.V1.39

Views of Pre service Teachers in Utilizing Online Video Clips for Teaching English Language

Balakrishnan Muniandy, and Sathiayapriya Veloo

Abstract—This paper provides a utility knowledge of how and widely and freely available online video clips can be collected and utilized to teach English Language. English language video clips from various Internet sources have been searched, categorized and provided to pre service TESOL teachers to view their applicability for the teaching in terms of technical qualities, content, attitude and readiness, student engagement and pedagogical parameters. The teachers filled in a questionnaire on the applicability of the video clips which was developed and distributed to 33 TESOL pre service teachers at a public university in West Malaysia. The result shows that pre service teachers highly accept the applicability of online video clips and they show very strong attitude and readiness to use the video clips in the future teaching.

Index Terms—Evaluation, freely available, online video clips, pre service teachers.

Balakrishnan Muniandy is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Instructional Technology and Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia. 11800Penang, Malaysia (Corresponding author. Tel: + 04-6533875; fax:+604-6576749; email : mbala@usm.my).
V. Sathiayapriya is a teacher currently attached to SK. Machang Bubok 2, Bukit Mertajam, 14020 Malaysia (priyampriya@hotmail.com).

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Cite: Balakrishnan Muniandy, and Sathiayapriya Veloo, "Views of Pre service Teachers in Utilizing Online Video Clips for Teaching English Language," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 1, no. 3, pp.  224-228, 2011.

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