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The Impact of Implementing the Wiki Approach on Uncovering the Hidden Curriculum in the EFL Classes
Education Journal
Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2016, Pages: 193-199
Received: Nov. 28, 2016; Accepted: Dec. 12, 2016; Published: Jan. 19, 2017
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Kholood Moustafa Alakawi, Department of English, Faculty of Languages and Translation, Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, KSA
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Abstract
In a world where conflicts prevail and immoral deeds are committed every day, the actual role of teachers must be regained by uncovering the hidden curriculum. To achieve this purpose, the EFL teachers should be able to engage their students in dialogues by which they accept the differences, practice tolerance and reflect morals in their interactions. Thus, citizenship is regarded as a competence and a lifestyle. The implementation of the civic values implied in the Hidden Curriculum cannot be left to chance; the EFL teachers should play their actual and vital roles by implementing the new suggested Wiki approach to highlight and practice these values in their attempts to uncover the Hidden Curriculum. The EFL classes provide an example to achieve the previous desired goals.
Keywords
Hidden Curriculum, Values, Moral Education, Collaborative Learning, Wiki Writing
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Kholood Moustafa Alakawi, The Impact of Implementing the Wiki Approach on Uncovering the Hidden Curriculum in the EFL Classes, Education Journal. Vol. 5, No. 6, 2016, pp. 193-199. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20160506.21
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