The Effect of Vodcasting on Listening Comprehension

This study has been terminated.
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nazila zarghi, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01642303
First received: July 11, 2012
Last updated: July 17, 2012
Last verified: January 2010

July 11, 2012
July 17, 2012
January 2010
June 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
improving listening comprehension [ Time Frame: up to 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
The outcome mesures will be completed up to 12 weeks using IELTS listening comprehension tests
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The Effect of Vodcasting on Listening Comprehension
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Improvement of the internet and its tremendous growth has caused significant progress in transformation of information. Nowadays in any place of the world and in any time of the day by accessing through internet every student can use different kinds of information in World Wide Web which let him to make the best decision what, how and when to study. One of these educational technologies which are beneficial to learners is vodcast or video recording which are accessible through the internet.This paper is going to examine the listening comprehension in EFL learners and whether it may be improved by using vodcasts. So106 language learners of four different classes of Iranian higher intermediate in an English institute were chosen for this study. These learners were pre-tested by IELTS Listening Comprehension. Two classes were chosen as subject group which consisted of 54 learners. The remaining two classes were chosen as control group which consisted of 52 learners. Both groups were taught Listening Impact book, but students in subject group were provided some vodcasts based on the topic of their lessons. After 12 weeks of teaching both groups were post-tested.listening comprehension will be compared using independent t-test and paired t-test.

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Interventional
Phase 2
Phase 3
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Listen to Vodcast
  • Other: vodcasting
    listening to downloaded vodcasting files
  • Other: no intervension
    Listen to student book listening files
  • Experimental: vodcasting
    students who listen to downloaded vodcasting
    Intervention: Other: vodcasting
  • No Intervention: control
    listen to the student book listening file
    Intervention: Other: no intervension
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Terminated
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January 2012
June 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • EFL learner
  • upper intermediate level

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other levels
Male
18 Years to 21 Years
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NCT01642303
Listening comprehension
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nazila zarghi, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
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Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
January 2010

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