Workshop: Training for the Teachers of English at CEIC, in Alajuela, on Web 2.0 Tools that Can Be Used with their Students in Order to Promote the Use of English Outside of the Classroom, Focusing on the Oral Production (Speaking Skill)

  • Johnny Antonio Mora González Universidad Nacional
Palabras clave: Web 2.0 tools, speaking skill, teachers, workshop, training, TELL, Connectivism, SMLL


This article reports on the findings of research carried out to analyze the methodology and prior knowledge on Web 2.0 of the teachers at Centro de Estudios en Inglés Conversacional (CEIC) in Alajuela in order to design and implement a workshop on Web 2.0 tools to train them so that they could promote the use of the speaking skill outside the class with their students. To collect data, three instruments were used, a questionnaire to determine the methodology and previous knowledge of the teacher, a second questionnaire to assess the workshop, facilitator and outcomes of the workshop, and a final questionnaire for the teacher to carry out a SWOT analysis of three oral tasks created using Web 2.0 tools. The data collected were analyzed based on predetermined categories of analysis. In general, the findings obtained point to the fact that teachers are willing to implement and find the use of Web 2.0 tools helpful when aiming to promote the use of the speaking skill outside the classes.


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Johnny Antonio Mora González, Universidad Nacional

Profesor de inglés, Centro de Estudios en Inglés Conversacional, Universidad Nacional. Master en Educación con énfasis en el Aprendizaje del Inglés y Bachiller en Enseñanza del Inglés, ambos títulos obtenidos en la Universidad Nacional.


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Mora González, J. (2016). Workshop: Training for the Teachers of English at CEIC, in Alajuela, on Web 2.0 Tools that Can Be Used with their Students in Order to Promote the Use of English Outside of the Classroom, Focusing on the Oral Production (Speaking Skill). Revista Ensayos Pedagógicos, 11(2), 173-201.
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