Incorporating Digital Aids for Promoting Public Speaking Skills


  • Michelle Inciso Mendoza Ibri College of Technology
  • Eman Khaled Essa


public speaking skills, self-monitoring, task-based learning, multimedia, videos


This research aims at investigating the effectiveness of using multimedia in a face-to-face task based education background. Main research questions were asked: (1) To what extent will students’ public speaking skills be improved? (2) To what extent will students’ attitudes towards giving oral presentation be changed? (3) To what extent can this be applied to other subjects and learning areas? The study sample consisted of higher diploma students with different specializations divided into experimental and control groups. A training course and two assessment methods were administrated. A multi-trait data collection method was applied (both qualitative and quantitative). There were significant differences between the control and experimental group. Pedagogical implications of the study have been discussed.


Author Biography

Michelle Inciso Mendoza, Ibri College of Technology

I am a lecturer in English at Ibri College of Technology, Oman. I have PhD in English, MAT in English Language Arts and BSE in English.


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How to Cite

Mendoza, M. I., & Essa, E. K. (2016). Incorporating Digital Aids for Promoting Public Speaking Skills. Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, 4(4). Retrieved from