Evaluation of Computer Usage in Teaching Arabic Language
Abdelrahman Kamel Abdelrahman Mahmoud
Department of Curricula & Methodology ( Arabic Major )
Faculty of Education in Fayoum ,Cairo University , Egypt
In Egypt, the teacher of Arabic does not study computer in the syllabus of his preparation in Faculties of Education. Moreover, he does not use it in studying any of the syllabi till he graduate as a teacher.
Computer illiteracy in our Arab societies does not only require the availability of Arabic programmed language but also the existence of practical means to use Arabic language itself to converse with the computer.
The present research is an attempt at showing the duality of culture which prevails over our Arab societies; such duality is one of the main reasons of the deformity of our cultural and scientific view, and the deformity of our intellectual and educational product.
The problem of this research may wholly be determined in the following questions:
1 . What are the linguistic requirements for teaching Arabic using computer in the programmes of preparing the
teacher of Arabic in the Faculty of Education at Fayoum?
2 . What are the linguistic difficulties concerned with the unavailability of Arabic programing languages?
3. What are the suggestions of treatment so that Arabic may become a computer language?
The researcher designed the two following tools:
1. A questionnaire about the linguistic demands for teaching Arabic using computer in the programmes of preparing the teacher of Arabic in the Faculty of Education.
2. A questionnaire about the linguistic demands concerned with the unavailability of Arabic programming languages.
First, Results of the application of the questionnaire of linguistics demands for teachingArabic using computer in the programmes of preparing teachers of Arabic in the Faculty of Education. Therefore , it...