Kahoot, Quizizz, and Quizalize in the English Class and their Impact on Motivation

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José Antonio España-Delgado


The Covid-19 pandemic changed the way education was being taught. Due to school closures to prevent the spread of the disease, the education system resorted to distance learning as a way to grant students' learning process. This research article reports a mixed-method study on technological resources and their impact on motivation during online lessons. The study seeks to explore the students' perceptions regarding the implementation of some game-based learning platforms (Kahoot, Quizizz, and Quizalize) during their EFL virtual classes and to determine the impact of these platforms on students' motivation toward language learning. A convergent parallel design was implemented to gather quantitative and qualitative data from the twenty-seven participants of the study simultaneously. A four-point Likert scale questionnaire and a focus group were the instruments employed to collect this statistical and descriptive information. The results show that the students perceived Kahoot, Quizizz, and Quizalize as useful, entertaining, fun, and engaging tools. As a conclusion, the enjoyment factor of these tools increases learner motivation and level of attainment.

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España-Delgado, J. A. (2023). Kahoot, Quizizz, and Quizalize in the English Class and their Impact on Motivation. HOW, 30(1), 65–84. https://doi.org/10.19183/how.30.1.641
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José Antonio España-Delgado, Universidad Surcolombiana

He is a full-time English teacher at Rafael Pombo, a private school in Neiva. He holds a B.A. in English Language Teaching from Universidad Surcolombiana and is a M.A. candidate in English Language Teaching at Universidad Surcolombiana.


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