Using WhatsApp as a Training tool for Arabic Language Teachers

Abstract

The project was designed to assess the effectiveness of WhatsApp as a training tool for Arabic language teachers and to document trainees’ attitudes towards its use for this purpose. Qualitative data were collected from interviews with four teachers. The results showed that WhatsApp has potential as a teaching aid because it offers more privacy than other social media applications and allows sharing of various types of information, such as text, videos, photographs, and documents. The main limitations identified by participants related to internet accessibility and restrictions on the size of video messages/files.

Keywords: Arabic language, Teachers, WhatsApp, training tool


Article Review Status: Published

Pages: 92-96 (Download PDF)

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