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ERIC Number: EJ766407
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0951-0893
Small Group Multitasking in Literature Classes
Baurain, Bradley
ELT Journal, v61 n3 p237-245 2007
Faced with the challenge of teaching American literature to large, multilevel classes in Vietnam, the writer developed a flexible small group framework called "multitasking". "Multitasking" sets up stable task categories which rotate among small groups from lesson to lesson. This framework enabled students to work cooperatively in a variety of formats and the teacher to generate a wide range of materials and activities efficiently. It also spurred students to develop more independent learning skills and the teacher to experiment more freely with new techniques. In a narrative and reflective format, in terms both of what he expected and what he experienced, the writer presents the structure, goals, problems, and benefits of this approach.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Vietnam