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ERIC Number: EJ1076442
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1927-5250
What's Wrong with Learning for the Exam? An Assessment-Based Approach for Student Engagement
Ito, Hiroshi
Journal of Education and Learning, v3 n2 p145-152 2014
It is now widely recognized that assessment and the feedback play key roles in the learning process. However, assessment-based learning approaches are not yet commonly practiced in Japan. This paper provides an example of an assessment-based approach to teaching and learning employed for a course entitled "English as an International Language" offered at the Nagoya University of Commerce and Business in Japan. The course objective was to help develop critical thinking, analytical reasoning, creative thinking, writing, and communication skills through examining the sociolinguistic landscape surrounding the English language in Japan. ICE (Idea-Connection-Extension) methodology was used to assess the course. Students actively engaged in the coursework and their feedback to the course was positive.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan
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