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Guzmán Gámez, Derly Yuleith; Moreno Cuellar, Johana Andrea – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2019
This paper reports on an action research study aimed at implementing "Plotagon" to enhance English writing skill. The study involved 18 students from 10th grade of a public secondary school in Colombia. The findings showed that the use of "Plotagon" promoted students' motivation to write through an interactive and attractive…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Bonilla-Salazar, Edna Mercedes – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2019
This is an exploratory case study implemented in a public school of Ibagué Colombia, that reports findings of a qualitative research. In this study tenth graders EFL students, explored into their local contexts, salient aspects of youth identity, that emerged from interaction with music in English. The study is framed on some basic principles of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 10, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Ramírez Ortiz, Sandra Milena; Artunduaga Cuéllar, Marco Tulio – HOW, 2018
Attaining oral production is a challenge for most English language teachers because most of the strategies implemented in class do not engage students in speaking activities. Tasks are an optimal alternative to engage learners in communicative exchanges. This article presents the results of a qualitative action research study examining the effects…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Task Analysis, Communicative Competence (Languages), Qualitative Research
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Guaqueta, Cesar A.; Castro-Garces, Angela Yicely – English Language Teaching, 2018
This study explores the use of language learning apps as a didactic tool for vocabulary building in an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) context. It was developed through a mixed-methods approach, with a concurrent design in order to collect, analyze and validate qualitative and quantitative data. Although there was controversy on the use of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Rural Areas
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Rodríguez Sánchez, Andrés – HOW, 2017
This paper reports on an action-research study aimed at identifying the problems and needs of a specific group of tenth graders at a school in Colombia in relation to their reading comprehension in English in order to design, partially implement, and evaluate a genre-oriented syllabus. Findings show that the explicit instruction of metacognitive…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies, Action Research, English (Second Language)
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Bastidas, Jesús Alirio – HOW, 2017
The main theme of the 50th ASOCOPI Conference held in 2015, was an opportunity to celebrate not only its accomplishments, but also to reflect on the situation of the English as a foreign language teaching and learning process in Colombia. The purpose of this article is to share with the readers the results of a study entitled "The History of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Educational History
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Melo-Niño, Lina Viviana; Cañada, Florentina; Mellado, Vicente – Research in Science Education, 2017
We explore the initial characterization of the pedagogical content knowledge of four, in-service, Colombian pre-university secondary education physics teachers on the concept of electric field. Two of them teach the content in English as a second language. The aim of the study was to obtain an image of the participants' teaching of electric field…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Science, High Schools
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Quintero Corzo, Josefina; Lopera Lopera, Catherine Julieth – International Education Studies, 2016
This piece of work gives account of a classroom research project done in a rural state institution in Colombia whose main purpose was to contextualize the foreign languages teaching and learning in line with the current curriculum regulations stated by the National Ministry of Education. Content-based instruction inside a rural English classroom…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Herazo Rivera, Jose David; Sagre Barboza, Anamaría – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2016
Sociocultural theory argues that an individual's mental, social, and material activity is mediated by cultural tools. One such tool is the language or discourse teachers use during whole class interaction in the second language classroom. The purpose of this study was to examine how a Colombian second language teacher mediated her ninth-grade…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Cultural Influences, Language Usage, Classroom Communication
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Romero, Yanilis; Manjarres, Milton Pájaro – English Language Teaching, 2016
This research study examines the assumptions of creating bilingual scenarios to promote English language learning for 384 students of ninth, tenth and eleventh grade of a public school in Monteria Colombia. An action research methodology was carried out in this study. The findings of this research suggested that the creation of bilingual scenarios…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Curriculum Design, Vignettes, Grade 9
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Schmidt, Patrick – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2016
This article examines the relationship between authority and music. It starts with the proposition that music--as an art or an educative enterprise in Western environs--remains a highly idealized enterprise and this idealization creates an alibi for action that is characteristically narrow and guided by authority. Schmidt claims that authority is…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Instruction, Power Structure
Gomez, Fabinton Sotelo; Ordóñez, Armando – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
Previously a framework for integrating web resources providing educational services in dotLRN was presented. The present paper describes the application of this framework in a rural school in Cauca--Colombia. The case study includes two web resources about the topic of waves (physics) which is oriented in secondary education. Web classes and…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Physics, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Sanabria, Oscar Buitrango; Chavez, María Pintor; Zermeño, Marcela Gómez – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2016
This research seeks to analyse and propose a solution to support classroom-based teaching in the Department of Chocó, Colombia, which is located in a rural area and has been the subject of many social projects for the development of its people. Due to the disparities in different regions of the country, the education sector is forced to look for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Rural Areas
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Caicedo, Jefferson – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
The present study concerns the activities teachers develop and ninth-graders' participation in responses to those activities. The objectives of this study were to identify and describe the types of teaching activities developed and how students respond to them and to show how the target language is used in the classroom. The data collection was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Participation, English (Second Language), Grade 9
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Guerrero, Mario – HOW, 2015
Motivation has a significant role in the process of language learning. It is important to understand its theoretical evolution in this field to be able to consider its relevance in the learning and teaching of a foreign language. Motivation is a term that is commonly used among language teachers and language learners but perhaps many are not aware…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Motivation, Foreign Countries, Learning Motivation