ERIC Number: ED370346
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Sep
Learning Strategies in Japanese Foreign Language Instruction. Final Report.
Chamot, Anna Uhl; And Others
A 3-year study on Japanese language instruction is reported. The project included the following: investigation of the feasibility of teaching high school and college second language students learning strategies for developing language proficiency; development of related instructional materials; and description of the impact of instruction on students. The report gives an overview of the study itself, its purposes and organization, methodology, and results. The section on results addresses a number of issues, including selection of learning strategies; implementation of learning strategies instruction; students' use and perception of language learning strategies, for each year of the study; influence of language learning strategies on the students; and a general discussion of results. A concluding chapter summarizes the study and reports major accomplishments, dissemination activities, emerging issues, and future research directions. Substantial appended materials include a variety of questionnaires, pre- and posttests, a teacher interview guide and ranking scale, and sample learning strategies lessons. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, High Schools, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Materials, Japanese, Language Skills, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Skill Development
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Georgetown Univ., Washington, DC.
Note: For related High School and College Resource Guides, see FL021620.