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ERIC Number: ED502845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 107
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 97
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The Effect of Using a Program Based on Cooperative Learning Strategy on Developing some Oral Communication Skills of Students, at English Department, Faculty of Education, Sana'a University
Zuheer, Khaled Mohsen Mohammed
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The purpose of study is to investigate the effective of using a cooperative learning strategy STAD-based program on developing some oral communication skills of second level students, English Department, Faculty of Education, Sana'a University. Based on literature review, related studies and a panel of jury members' point of view, a list of 5 oral communication skills was proposed and used as the most related skills to the second level students. The experimental design of the study depended on the voluntary basis of choosing the group of the study, which consisted of (30) second level students. The researcher has developed and used the following tools: A pre-post oral communication skills test, and a cooperative learning strategy STAD-based program that contains a teacher's guide and a students' handbook. The program was taught to students in a six-week period. Paired t-test "SPSS" program was used to measure the effect of the training program on the students' oral performance. Results revealed that the program was effective in developing students' oral communication skills as there were statically significant difference between the pre and post administration of the test. The researcher recommended that during the teaching of oral communication, students should be provided with a relaxing, effective, and interactive environment that fosters interaction and helps to develop the students' oral communication skills. (Contains 7 tables.) [M.A. Thesis, TEFL.]
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Masters Theses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Yemen