Orachorn KITCHAKARN's research while affiliated with Bangkok University and other places

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Social media like Facebook has been used for teaching and learning for quite some time. Since it allows for better participation in the learning activities, a fundamental English course at a private university integrated Facebook as a learning platform making it possible for students to do self-study, exchange ideas, give comments, and submit the a...
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Due to a rapid development and expansion of technology and, as a result, Web 2.0 technologies are providing both teachers and learners with new solutions to the limitations of traditional method in the field of language teaching and learning. The research compared students’ writing ability before and after they were taught through blog, a new mediu...
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The advancement of computer technology and expansion of the Internet has an increasing impact on writing instruction. The modes of peer feedback have shifted from traditional peer feedback to online peer feedback. This study investigated the effects of peer feedback activity through blogs on students' writing ability and examined their attitudes to...
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The research compared students' summary writing ability before and after they were taught through blog, a new medium or tool for written communication and interaction in many different languages around the world. The research design is a kind of one group pretest posttest. Participants were 33 first-year students who studied EN 011 course (English...

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... Previous study of Yadav (2011) revealed that blogging helped English language teachers and learners to enrich their writing skills by creating collaborative learning environment for improving each other. In the context of Thailand, Kitchakarn (2016) argued that social media such as Facebook assisted to improve English writing skills of students by allowing them sharing ideas, passing comments and forming their own learning communities. ...
... A funnel plot of attitudes toward blended learning. (Kitchakarn, 2012). Assisted with blogs in writing, learners may improve their reflection compared with the traditional writing on printed paper (Harland and Wondra, 2011). ...
... The instruments were designed from the survey questionnaires utilized by Nyuyen et al. (2013); Selpa (2017); Liz et al. (2016); Orioque (2020); Kitchakarn (2013). The content of which were thoroughly revised to fit them to the study. ...
... These results show that the blog can be used in flipped learning (FLN, 2014) model in which the students work on the subject before coming to class and do practical studies in the classroom. It was found that Blog-based teaching have advantages such as arousing interest and providing experience in collaborative work (Hong, 2008;Kitchakarn, 2014;Ray & Hocutt 2006;Şahin Kızıl, 2007); sharing information, developing different perspectives, giving peer feedback, and socializing (Bayrak, 2010;Çuhadar & Kuzu, 2010;Demirel, 2010;Lin & Hooft, 2008;Neira-Piñeiro, 2015;Şenel & Seferoğlu, 2009;William & Jacobs, 2004). Relevant findings regarding critical thinking (Babur, 2010) and reflective thinking skills (Çiğdem, 2012;Mynard, 2007;Shoffner, 2006) were also found. ...