THE USE OF MOODLE IN TEACHING SPANISH AT THE DEPARTMENT OF IBERIAN STUDIES AT THE FACULTY OF PHILOLOGY IN BELGRADE




Abstract:
The constant progress of technology is notable in all spheres of human life, and also in education. The global expansion of the Internet and computers has changed the approach to learning and teaching. Today, the universities and other educational institutions around the world, apart from the traditional model of classes, are offering the possibility of e-learning and distance learning, thereby promoting blended learning. The information and communications technology play a significant role in education and various studies have confirmed its importance in teaching a second language. Among several virtual learning environments Moodle stands out, being one of the most used services globally. This e-learning service has found its use at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Belgrade, where is actively used in the teaching of Spanish, among students whose study profile is the Spanish language, as well as those who learn Spanish as an optional subject. This paper presents the advantages of ICT in teaching a second language, an increase in the efficiency and the motivation among the students attending courses with virtual learning environment and also how Moodle is used in the teaching of Spanish, what types of materials are the most attractive and effective for learning.

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S. Bondžić, “The Use of Moodle in Teaching Spanish at the Department of Iberian Studies at the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade,” in Sinteza 2016 - International Scientific Conference on ICT and E-Business Related Research, Belgrade, Singidunum University, Serbia, 2016, pp. 304-314. doi:10.15308/Sinteza-2016-304-314

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Bondžić, S. (2016). The Use of Moodle in Teaching Spanish at the Department of Iberian Studies at the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade. Paper presented at Sinteza 2016 - International Scientific Conference on ICT and E-Business Related Research. doi:10.15308/Sinteza-2016-304-314

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