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The Use of 3D Printing Technology in the English Language Classroom
3D printing; English language; English learning; English teaching; classroom
The approach towards education in this 21st century era has evolved and many changes are taking place from time to time. The existence of 3D printing in all sectors and aspects of human lives makes things more convenient and easily accessible. Students and educators coming from all walks of life and learning institutions need to grab the opportunity to learn how to make use of the 3D printing in teaching and learning process. Digitization of subject content through 3D printing has made teaching and learning English language more interactive. Research has shown educators witnessed that students are now more capable and independent in supplying information due to utilizing 3D printing technology. The spotlight of the learning process is no longer on the teachers but the learners. 3D printing is a tremendous breakthrough for the education world. Even though the challenges and limitations of the usage of 3D printing in the classroom addressed are true, more discovery is required in order to overcome those obstacles. The purpose of this study is to review the literature on the utilization of 3D printing in the English language classroom. This study is significant as it focuses not only on the use of 3D printing in English classroom but also on the advantages and challenges of using 3D printing technology in English language learning and teaching. Therefore, the interpretation of the mentioned elements offers the teachers, students, and educators a better understanding of the concepts.
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