Just in Time Teaching: A Strategy to Encourage Students’ Engagement

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Lorena Andrea López Cupita

Abstract

This qualitative research study was carried out with two groups of students at a beginner English level; the students were in the fourth semester of psychology at a Colombian university. The overall aim of this action research study was to analyze learners’ perceptions of the strategy Just in Time Teaching in a web 2.0. The data were collected through students’ artifacts, journals, and interviews. Results of this study indicate that students perceived the strategy of Just in Time Teaching as a means to engage them in the designed activities; it was manifested by investing time to extend knowledge and promoting participation by reducing the affective filter.

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López Cupita, L. A. (2016). Just in Time Teaching: A Strategy to Encourage Students’ Engagement. HOW Journal, 23(2), 89-105. https://doi.org/10.19183/how.23.2.163
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Author Biography

Lorena Andrea López Cupita, Universidad de Cundinamarca

Lorena Andrea López Cupita holds an MA in applied linguistics to TEFL from Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Colombia. She also holds a BA in Spanish and English from Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, Colombia. She is currently working as a full time English teacher at Universidad de Cundinamarca.

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