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ERIC Number: EJ1154753
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Sep
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1533-242X
Introduction and Effectiveness of New Methods of Instruction Using Literature in a Japanese High School Setting
Richings, Vicky Ann; Nishimuro, Masateru
Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, v17 n2 p1-15 Sep 2017
This paper reports on findings from a classroom study on the introduction and effectiveness of new methods of instruction using English literature in a Japanese high school setting. It is based on data compiled during a two-year research project. In this paper, we will detail the investigation and findings from an analysis of student questionnaire responses about their perception of introducing literary texts and language learning activities after two years of instruction. To track students' perceptions and the effectiveness of the introduced method in the English class, a pre- and post-questionnaire were administered to 41 Japanese second-year high school students. The findings indicate that the project design was highly motivational and provided ample opportunities for the students to think about literature in language learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan
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