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Chien, Chin-Wen – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This study focused on 22 Taiwanese pre-service teachers' perceptions of school-based English camps. Based on the data analysis of the final projects, the questionnaire, and participants' self-evaluation, peer-evaluation, and two in-service English teachers' evaluation, this study has the following major findings. First, participants' perceptions…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Harper, John; Widodo, Handoyo Puji – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This article reports on a classroom-based study that examined perceptual mismatches in the interpretation of task-based ELT materials in the Chinese university context. The study looked particularly into the micro-evaluation of the task-based English lesson. Based mainly on qualitative analysis, findings showed that there was a general agreement…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Task Analysis
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Maijala, Minna – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
Culture teaching in a foreign language (FL) classroom involves linguistic and cultural knowledge about the target culture as well as pedagogical skills of integrating these into classroom practice. In general, more attention should be paid to culture teaching methods in FL teacher education in order to move from the traditional, teacher-centred…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ji, Yi; Pham, Thanh – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This paper aimed to develop culturally appropriate TBLT practices to enable teachers and students in China to employ TBLT to teach grammar in English classes. The study deployed design-based research with a total of 122 students at a Chinese university. The mixed-method study utilised questionnaires with 122 students, interviews with 10 students…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Culturally Relevant Education, Grammar, English (Second Language)
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Pinheiro, Petrilson – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
Text review activities in formal schooling settings are by and large carried out vertically and often in an authoritarian way, in which teachers usually assign text production activities for students whose only readers and reviewers are their own teachers. Consequently, students rarely have the experience of sharing their texts with one another.…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Graduate Students
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Yu, Jing – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This study employed a large-scale cross-sectional survey (n = 443) to develop and validate second language (L2) regulatory styles [Noels et al. 2000. "Why are You Learning a Second Language? Motivational Orientations and Self-Determination Theory." "Language Learning" 50 (1): 57-85] in the sample of successful English learners…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies
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Anderson, Jason – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This study reports on the impact of an 'initial' certification course (ICC) for English language teachers (the Cambridge CELTA) on the self-reported classroom practices and related beliefs of experienced teacher-participants. Although many participants on such courses are experienced non-native speaker teachers of English (NNESTs), almost nothing…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Huang, Shu; Renandya, Willy A. – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This article reports on an exploratory study which investigated the impact of automated feedback in a writing class among some Chinese EFL university learners who were at a lower language level. In particular, the study explored the students' perceptions of Pigai, the largest and most popular locally designed automated writing evaluation system…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), College Students, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ivkovic, Dejan – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
The paper documents the final project in an undergraduate seminar on multilingualism at the University of Toronto from a pedagogical perspective. The multimodal and multimedia project -- centered on the idea of a fictitious festival of popular music, the Mondovision Song Contest -- uses the genre of pseudo-documentary as a channel for…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Cooperative Learning, Experiential Learning, Undergraduate Students
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Wang, Hung-chun; Chen, Cheryl Wei-yu – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
Focusing on a growing English-learning trend in Taiwan, this study investigated EFL university students' self-regulated language learning on YouTube outside of the classroom. Twenty university students who had substantial experience of watching YouTubers' English-teaching videos were invited for an individual interview to bring to light their…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Video Technology, Social Media
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Sampson, Richard J. – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
In the field of second language (L2) research, there is a growing recognition of the vital need to explore the diversity of emotional experiences of learning. The current paper describes part of action research with two classes of Japanese first-grade university students (n = 47) in compulsory English as a foreign language (EFL) lessons.…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Emotional Response, College Freshmen, English (Second Language)
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Alharbi, Mohammed Abdullah – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
The aim of this study was to explore the potential of Google Docs in facilitating and supporting pedagogical practices in a writing course at a large Saudi university. As a qualitative case study, the study was conducted among 10 EFL learners working in five pairs on article report writing over one academic semester. The instructor's observation…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Writing Instruction, Technology Integration, Feedback (Response)
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Toyama, Michiko; Yamazaki, Yoshitaka – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
Purpose: This study aimed to explore whether a match between learning style and teaching style in English as a foreign language (EFL) class affects two student variables: proficiency and motivation to learn English. Design/methodology/approach: Participants consisted of nine EFL teachers and 331 Japanese undergraduate students who were required to…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Teaching Styles, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Chen, Cheryl Wei-yu – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This study investigates the affordances of Exploratory Practice to engage the teacher and students in dialogically researching cultures and intercultural issues in a language classroom. Aiming to engage students in learning about the world from Taiwan's diplomatic allies, the central classroom puzzle involved whether such engagement facilitated…
Descriptors: International Relations, Intercultural Communication, Teacher Student Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Kim, Hyang-Il – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
The present study aims to explore the relationships between the variables -- experience abroad, self-efficacy, and self-perceived proficiency -- and the self-concept in the L2 Motivational System and identify which of these variables contribute more to its explanation. Research data on 197 Korean university students majoring in English related…
Descriptors: College Students, Correlation, Self Concept, Learning Motivation
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