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Title: Italki social network app and writing skills
Authors: Chicaiza Redín, Verónica Elizabeth
Pilco Chicaiza, Diana Araceli
Issue Date: 1-Nov-2020
Publisher: Universidad Técnica de Ambato-Facultad de Ciencias Humanas y de la Educación-Carrera de Idiomas
Abstract: The purpose of this research was to determine the influence of the Italki Social Network App in the development of the writing skills of the students from eighth semester of Pedagogy of National and Foreign Languages at Technical University of Ambato, in which a qualitative and quantitative methodology was used with 10 students, who used the application for two months. The data collection was developed through the Cambridge FCE test, which was applied at the beginning and at the end of the investigation in order to determine the level of the writing skill in the students of the eighth semester, focusing on the comparison of results to determine the effectiveness of the strategy established. According to the development of the research, it was found that the use of social networks favors the writing skill because students feel motivated. Situation that was validated with the application of the ITALKI network, which gave good results because it was possible to observe an increase in the number of students that reached the required learning of 30%, going from 30% to 60%. Additionally, there is a 30% of students who master the required learning
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