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Developing reading skills through pedagogical use of Facebook in EFL high school students in Ecuador

Benítez- Correa, Carmen; Vargas-Saritama, Alba

This study was done with the aim of discovering if using Facebook (FB) in EFL classrooms help to develop reading skills. The participants were 180 high school students. This action research was approached through mixed method. Data was gathered by means of students’ weekly activities and a survey administered to teachers and students. The study concludes that the pedagogical use of FB favors the for improvement of reading skills, besides there is a total agreement of participants on the idea that FB has enhanced the aforementioned skill.

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