ERIC Number: ED381833
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Nov-26
Reference Count: N/A
Culture and Communication.
Kitao, Kenji, Ed.; And Others
Representing a refereed selection of papers from the 1994 JALT Kansai Conference, this collection of 25 papers contains formal presentations, teaching experiences, research projects, and ideas for effective teaching. The papers and their authors are, as follows: (1) "Culturally Influenced Communication Patterns: Overview, Implications and Applications" (Carol Rinnert); (2) "Giving Cultural Concepts Depth and Validity" (Barbara Fujiwara); (3) "The Problem of Japanology" (Hitoshi Mabuchi); (4) "'I Didn't Know I Knew That'!: Collaborative Invention for Learners and Written Communication" (Jack Kimball); (5) "Internationalisation--As If It Mattered" (John Dougill); (6) "Investigating the English Competence of Students Returned from Overseas" (Yuzo Kimura); (7) "The Communication Competence of the Japanese Observed by American Students Staying in Japan" (Masao Nakabayashi and Motoko Nagao); (8) "Conversational Analysis: Connectives in Simplified Speech" (Masatoshi Tabuki and Hiroshi Shimatani); (9) "Cross-Cultural Training in the Classroom" (Maidy Giber Kiji and Yasuharu Kiji); (10) "Role Expectations of Japanese EFL Students" (John Rockelman); (11) "How Can Learning Strategies Instruction Improve Oral Communication Skills of Japanese Students?" (Jill Robbins); (12) "Balancing Responsibility and Spontaneity in the Teaching of Language" (Joan Headrick Miller); (13) "New Attitudes among Japanese Learners of English" (Yoshiyuki Nakata); (14) "Rock and Roleplay" (John Dougill); (15) "Organizing a CAI Contest" (Kenji Kitao); (16) "Culture and Language through TV Commercials" (Michael Furmanovsky); (17) "Using Music to Enhance Listening and Speaking ESL Learning Activities" (Bret Spencer); (18) "Analyzing Students' Reading Miscues: A Case Study Using First Language Grammar and Cultural Background to Understand a Student's Miscues" (Kelly E. Quinn); (19) "Cultural Aspects of 'Oral Communication A' Textbooks" (Kiyotada Fujita); (20) "Accessible Pronunciation" (Mayumi Hamada and Lee Vogt); (21) "Communicative Competence: The Case of Functions" (S. Kathleen Kitao); (22) "Making the Most of Prescribed Texts" (Scott H. Rule); (23) "Innocents Abroad: Training Japanese for Travel" (Eugene Trabich); (24) "Self-Directed Learning: The Learning Process of the Future" (Johann Junge and Damien Andrews); and (25) "Teaching the English Newspaper Effectively" (Kenji Kitao). (NKA)
Descriptors: Communication Research, Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Japanese Culture, Mass Media Role, Miscue Analysis, Second Language Learning, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Doshisha Univ., Kyoto (Japan).
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Cultural Studies; Japan
Note: Selected papers from the JALT Kansai Conference (Kyoto, Japan, November 26, 1994).