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Journal of Media and Social Studies for Specialized Researches (JMSSSR)

About the Journal :

The Journal of Media and Social Studies for Specialized Researches is issued quarterly by the Scientific Institute for Advanced Training and Studies (SIATS), it is considered valuable achievement for SIATS institute to establish this journal in order to serve the issues of nations and human society’s. The journal contributes significantly in research and development through publishing distinguished researchers according to the scientific publishing standards. The journal is an outcome of collaborations between a distinguished community of leading academics and researchers from Arabic, Islamic and Western world.

Journal Goals
  • To encourage the scientific research in the Arabic and Islamic universities, as well to provide the opportunity for researchers to publish their scientific researchers.
  • To contribute in producing continuous and specialized researchers in the areas of media, communication, and social sciences.
  • Encouraging the creative researches and competition between researchers which will contribute to improve the researcher’s skills and researcher’s


ATTITUDES OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHERS IN JORDANIAN UNIVERSITIES TOWARDS APPLYING INFORMATION AND MODERN COMMUNICATION IN TEACHING LANGUAGES

Information and communication technology such as CDs and the Internet is considered as recommended means in supporting education and making it more efficient. It is also recommended in managing teaching activities; especially teaching languages and making them easier. Studies which were done on an international level show that information and communication technology provides a distinct quality to develop students in a suitable environment which builds up knowledge through a great variety of technological programmes. This environment also provides students a rich content of encouragement and development. As a result of the great evolution of information and communication technology and the spread of digital technology in the recent years, teaching has witnessed a great transformation in the forms of spreading knowledge in universities. This has been carried out through creating new educational environment in content and methods of teaching. This will be shown through discussing the most important aspects of teaching, the role of teachers in teaching languages in a modern technological environment, media technology and communication, higher education, distance learning, educational programs, digital education channels, educational technology and teaching strategies.
Information and communication technology is defined as a way of electronic means which is stored digitally unlike analogue. It also means the technical aspects of information storage and sending it such as CDs and computer programmes and the final product such as digital videos, boards, sound and art. Consequently, digital media has become the most common media that is used in expressing humankind because it deals with specific details as it uses the most modern and precise equipment, for example the Internet.
This research applies the descriptive method and the researcher uses the questionnaire as a researching aid. The sample study will be 200 teachers from different public and private universities. The practical aspect of the research will be
ARTICLE INFO
Article history:
Received 4/05/2018
Received in revised form 25/05/2018
Accepted 1/07/2018
Available online 15/07/2018
Keywords:Attitudes,Foreign language teachers, Jordanian universities, Application, Teaching languages, Information and communication technology
The journal of media and social studies for specialized researches (JMSSR)
applied, if being accepted in the conference, during the summer course (1/7/2017-1/9/2017). The researcher predicts the attitudes of foreign language teachers in Jordanian universities towards applying information and modern communication in teaching languages positive.
Key Words:
Attitudes, Foreign language teachers, Jordanian universities, Application, Teaching languages, Information and communication technology