Research Article

How the Use of ICT Encourages the Student`s Collaborative Learning


  • Nawal Balol Department of English language, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia


This study aims to investigate the impact of ICT application on student's collaborative learning. The chosen college is Uqlat Al Soqur College of Arts and Sciences, which is a branch of Qassim University. The sample for this study was the students of the third level. (26) students who majored in the English language for the academic year 2015/2016. The most important hypotheses of this study are that the use of ICT results in better language performance and enriches students’ vocabulary. Three tools used for data collection were a student questionnaire, pre and post-tests. The pre-test was given to measure the actual level, while the post-test was given to check the progress made by the students after they learnt with ICT (projector, smart board and computer) for one academic term. Some English teachers from different Universities in Saudi Arabia were interviewed. The data was analyzed by using a variety of statistical methods, including the statistical package for the social sciences (SPSS), to process the study data. The findings revealed the vital role that ICT play in supporting collaborative learning. Finally, there are some recommendations and suggestions for further research.

Article information


International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation

Volume (Issue)

6 (2)





How to Cite

Balol, N. (2023). How the Use of ICT Encourages the Student`s Collaborative Learning. International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation, 6(2), 42–49.



ICT, impact, collaborative learning