Teaching M.A.

Year Approved


First Advisor

Silmser, Lisa


In our society, learning in an online setting is on the rise and learning a second language is becoming increasingly beneficial. The following text presents a review of the critical success factors for teaching a second language in an online setting. The results indicate that the effectiveness of an online language classroom environment can depend on a wide range of features such as appropriate technological tools, class resources, diverse instruction, strong classroom management skills, good communication, a friendly classroom environment, and experience teaching online. When applying this research in my own online classroom, it was found that with these implemented necessities, the number of students who completed their language output assignment, titled “Time to Talk”, significantly increased.

Degree Name

Teaching M.A.

Document Type

Masterʼs thesis