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Han, Jia-ling – English Language Teaching, 2019
The present study aimed to investigate the effect of micro-lecture teaching on non-English majors' academic achievements and learning motivation. One hundred and twenty-two non-English majors studying the college English course in North China Electric Power University participated in the study. The micro-lecture teaching and traditional PPT…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nonmajors, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Zhen, Zeng – Higher Education Studies, 2019
It's arguable that more involvement of government with centralized policies causes less efficiency on education progresses. The article reviewed documents dedicated to or related to College English (CE), which have been released by Ministry of Education of People's Republic of China (MOE) and other institutions/organizations after 1949. Exploring…
Descriptors: Problems, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Gao, Jianwu; Ma, Shuang – Language Learning & Technology, 2019
This study investigated whether the effect of two forms of computer-automated metalinguistic corrective feedback in drills transferred to subsequent writing tasks. The English simple past tense, a learned structure, was selected as the target structure. Participants included 117 intermediate learners of English as a foreign language assigned to…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Metalinguistics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Drills (Practice)
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Peng, Yuanzhen – English Language Teaching, 2019
Faced with the rapid development of Internet, it has become not inconvenient to be immersed in English environment. This paper attempts to explore the cultivation of non-English major students' English autonomous learning ability. Some practical strategies have been proposed based on observations over genuine English teaching and learning…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Nonmajors
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Cai, Honggai – English Language Teaching, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of continuation writing on the usages of the second language in the argumentative writing. The research questions in this study are as follows: 1) Whether the language application of the second language learner exists in coordination with the reading text; 2) Whether the continuation writing…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Computational Linguistics, Comparative Analysis, English (Second Language)
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Zhang, Yanfang; Chen, Pengfei; Yu, Tao – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This study aimed at applying English reading and writing strategies' training to improve the low English proficiency students' competence of English reading and writing. It was a quasi-experiment design. In total, 70 non-English major undergraduates at a private university in China participated in the research, 35 students in the experimental…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Writing Strategies, Learning Strategies, Language Proficiency
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Guerrero, Solange E. – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2019
During several non-participant observations of two advanced College English classes at Jiangsu University, it was noticed that most of the students did not engage in class discussions. To ascertain what the problem was, but from learners' perspectives, this research was conducted. Seventy-one students enrolled in College English at Jiangsu…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Teo, Timothy; Huang, Fang – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
This study used the technology acceptance model to examine the influence of individually espoused cultural values on teachers' intentions to use technology in Chinese universities. To address the limitations of model parsimony, the lack of studies in developing countries and the cultural biases in the technology acceptance literature, this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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Zhonggen, Yu; Ying, Zhu; Zhichun, Yang; Wentao, Chen – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2019
After working with a number of scholars for two years, a university designed a mobile learning platform referred to as 'College English IV,' where learners could have easy access to various kinds of learning resources through installing the program in their smart phones. This study aims to identify whether this platform could significantly improve…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Telecommunications
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Han, Chao – Language Testing, 2019
Summative assessment of interpretation is widely conducted in interpreting courses/programs to inform high-stakes decision making, such as the selection, certification, and conferral of academic degrees. Yet there has been very limited empirical research to investigate the score dependability of summative interpretation assessment. The present…
Descriptors: Generalization, Decision Making, Summative Evaluation, Evaluators
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Wu, Hantian – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This study investigates China's international student recruitment strategy and policies as a dimension of its present approach of using higher education internationalisation for soft power and image enhancement. An exploratory survey of international graduate students in English instruction programmes in education-related majors in three Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Educational Policy, Higher Education
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Zhu, Yan; Wang, Beilei – Language Awareness, 2019
This article reports on a large-scale survey study investigating EFL learners' beliefs about oral corrective feedback (CF). A 44-item questionnaire tapping into learners' beliefs about corrective feedback was administered to 2670 Chinese EFL learners. These learners were from 15 Chinese universities in 14 provinces and municipalities across the…
Descriptors: Oral Language, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Badger, James – Higher Education Studies, 2019
The attention to fostering learners' critical thinking and creativity skills in secondary school and college students is growing in Western and non-Western countries. This study investigated the integration of a creativity and critical thinking course in an Intensive English Programs (IEP) to determine how the same course may contribute to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Foreign Students
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Tamtik, Merli – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine parental and students' decisions regarding participating in K-12 level study abroad programs in Manitoba, Canada. Design/methodology/approach: The study reports on data collected through document analysis and semi-structured interviews with 18 international students and 14 parents. Findings: The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education
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Min, Qiusha; Wang, Zhifeng; Liu, Neng – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
Recently, there has been a rapidly growing trend in non-English-speaking countries for English to be adopted as the medium of instruction in higher education. Consequently, it has become necessary to conduct research that will guide lecturers in effectively adopting (EMI) on campus. This paper presents a blended learning strategy that integrates a…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Assisted Instruction, Teaching Methods, Language of Instruction
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