The Significance of Self-Esteem in Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Environment
Tayebinik, M. & Puteh, M. (2012). The Significance of Self-Esteem in Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Environment. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 66, 499-506.
14 Pages Posted: 17 Jun 2013 Last revised: 17 Feb 2015
Date Written: December 10, 2012
Self-esteem is one of the psychological variables which a language learning and academic achievement. This study aims to demonstrate the significance of self-esteem in the process of language learning and highlights the importance of dealing with such a psychological variable in Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) environments. Reviewing the related literature in the present study showed that there is a strong link between self-esteem and academic performance of language learners. Therefore, with regard to the evolvement of CALL environments, further studies on the role of self-esteem in CALL are highly needed in order to develop the performance of language learners in this context.
Keywords: Language learning, Psychological variable, CALL, Self-esteem, Technology, personality, Individual difference, Characteristic
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