The Effectiveness of a Program Based on the Integration of Neurolinguistic Programming and Digital Learning Objects to Develop EFL Communicative Competence and Linguistic Awareness in Engineering Students
This study aimed to develop EFL communicative competence and linguistic awareness in engineering students via a proposed program based on integrating neurolinguistic programming and digital learning objects. No previous studies dealt with the integration of neurolinguistic programming and using digital learning objects, so this is the novelty point of the current study. There were forty participants for the experimental groups and the same for the control group. Questionnaires of communicative competence and linguistic awareness were designed and juried. Then, the communicative competence and the linguistic awareness tests were juried and administered to the participants of the two groups. The program was designed and administered in the first term of 2023, the academic year, and lasted for the entire term with one session per week for the experimental group. The study results revealed that the experimental group’s post-results exceeded its pre-results in the post-administration of the instruments. Furthermore, it could be determined that the proposed program substantially enhanced the stated variables.
Keywords: communicative competence, linguistic awareness, integration, neurolinguistic programming, digital learning objects.
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