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Qin X. The Applicability of Positive Psychology in Social Media-Based Language Learning. LRR 2024; 15 (1) :87-118
URL: http://lrr.modares.ac.ir/article-14-71550-en.html
Faculty of Education, Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University, Bangkok 10600, Thailand & School of Foreign Studies, Guangxi University of Science and Technology, Liuzhou 545006, China , qinxiaoqi@gxust.edu.cn
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Dominating people’s lives, Social Media (SM) has gained a special place in every individual’s life in terms of becoming a tool to communicate with peers, families, and friends. Providing innovative functionalities, like forming groups, liking, reacting, and motivating, to modernize digital schooling, has made SM pervasive among students and teachers. The present paper tries to conceptually review and discuss the applicability of positive psychology in EFL education along with social-media-based language learning. Recently, in favor of distance learning, the world has witnessed a dramatic change in education, particularly in L2 learning, happening through social media (SM). However, there is a lack of a systematic study on the application of positive psychology in social media-based language learning, Therefore, it can be helpful to consider the effects of social media on L2 learning from a positive psychology perspective. As a first step in the field, the study aims to clarify how learners’ positiveness can bring about success and flourishment in social media-based L2 learning. Afterward, potential pedagogical implications and limitations are explained. With the hope of expanding the literature on PP in social-media-based Language learning, suggestions for future studies are proposed.
 
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Article Type: Review - analytic article | Subject: language teaching
Published: 2024/03/29

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