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Investigating The Potentiality of Integrating a Telecollaboration Programmed toPromote Intercultural Awareness to Adolescent Learners
Leviana Vinanda

Last modified: 2022-09-29

Abstract


The inevitable reality of the global use of English where users are from multicultural and multilingual backgrounds demand English language education to include tasks that enable learners to handle this current situation. Intercultural awareness is vital to promote understanding and flexible manners to handle the interactions in multicultural contexts. In this sense, telecollaboration as a virtual intercultural exchange offers some affordances to expose learners with the current reality and promote intercultural awareness. The study investigates these affordances by describing the area of intercultural awareness that could be promoted by telecollaboration. It utilized Action Research as a framework for research. The findings also revealed the relations between tasks designed within the telecollaboration programmed with its affordances to intercultural awareness.


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