Share Paper: Effects of a Digital Storytelling Project on Japanese EFL Learners’ CALL Attitudes and Awareness of CALL Tasks

  1. Ayaka Morino, Master Course in Education, University of Tsukuba, Japan
  2. Elvis Lopez, Master Course in Education, University of Tsukuba, Japan
  3. Yuichi Ono, Center for Education of Global Communication (CEGLOC), University of Tsukuba, Japan
Monday, March 6 11:30 AM-12:00 PM Capitol F

Abstract: This paper investigates the effect of Digital Storytelling (DST) on Japanese EFL learners’ CALL attitudes and awareness of CALL tasks. This study starts with the construction of the questionnaire scale of Digital Storytelling, which we used as an evaluation form in our experimental study. With the constructed questionnaire, consisting of 13 factors with 52 question items in total, this study examined the effect of a DST course, which was held at a Japanese university as an intensive course, on the change of learners’ awareness of CALL attitudes and tasks. The result indicated that some key factors their attitudes toward CALL ...