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ERIC Number: EJ1128469
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Feb
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2203-4714
Should Humanism Approach Be Applied in English as a Second Language (ESL) Classrooms?
Ling, Lee Yi; Jin, Ng Yu; Tong, Chong Seng; Tarmizi, Mohd. Ariff
Advances in Language and Literary Studies, v5 n1 p6-11 Feb 2014
In the process of learning, many elements fall into place wholly in order to enhance effectiveness. These elements include not only environmental factors but also learners' mentality which involves their feelings, needs and interests. Humanism approach is one which caters these elements required by learners' learning process through emphasis on student-centeredness in class. The paradigm of this approach is mainly on what learners desire to learn, instead of teaching them what is perceived to be essentially acquired. For years, there have been controversial debates concerning the effectiveness of the humanism approach in teaching. With the aim of scrutinizing the relevance and applicability of this approach in the Malaysian teaching context, a humanistic lesson was conducted and recorded in Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN). The lesson was then analysed to obtain some results.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia
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