Authors: Belaid Louiza & Sarnou Hanane
Abstract: Our research work assesses the extent to which digital tools are integrated to embrace competency based approach in an EFL classroom. Its objective is to check the applicability of teaching materials and e-learning tools to foster learners’ classroom understanding of English. In this prospect, our main question is how could competency based e-learning be achieved in an EFL context? As a research instrument, a questionnaire was administered to thirty students in master degree, at Ibn Khaldoun University- Tiaret- Algeria. We concluded that competency based e-learning can be implicated only when shifting from a teacher-centric approach into a learner-centric approach. Thus, it is necessary to follow an approach that tailors learners’ competencies and interests.
Keywords: Competency Based Approach, Digital Tools, E-learning, Teacher Centric Approach, Learner Centric Approach
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International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies
ISSN 2520-0968 (Online), ISSN 2409-1294 (Print), December 2018, Vol.5, No.2