Mobile-assisted language learning could be considered an effective tool in supporting English language learning. Smart phones provided students with an easy accessibility to the internet resources regardless the limits of time and place. This research, therefore, investigated students' attitudes towards using smart phones technology in English language learning for secondary schools students during the spread of COVID-19 in Lattakia. The questionnaires were distributed randomly to a mixed-gender sample consisting of one hundred students (50 males, 50 females).The descriptive-analytical approach was used in this study in which the data were gathered through the use of questionnaire for students in the secondary schools. The data were analyzed through Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS). The results of the study indicated that secondary school students had a positive attitude towards the role of smart phones in learning English. Students revealed their motivation and eagerness to adapt their smart phones devices for English language learning as a solution of the educational loss resulted during the spread of COVID-19.
"Students' Attitudes Towards Using Smart phones in English Language Learning During the Spread of COVID-19. A Field Study in the Secondary Schools in Lattakia Governorate,"
Association of Arab Universities Journal for Education and Psychology: Vol. 19:
4, Article 7.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/aaru_jep/vol19/iss4/7