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Wang, Hung-chun – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2019
Integrating service-learning into content courses is a growing pedagogical model expanding in higher education institutes in many countries. To examine the application of this approach in English L2 writing classes, this study embarked on a tutor-tutee mentoring project at a Taiwanese university. The participants in this study served as writing…
Descriptors: Service Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Chen, Cheryl Wei-yu – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
Cyberbullying takes place when the Internet is used purposefully to cause harm or discomfort to a specific person or group of persons. Because of the fast growth of digital technologies, cyberbullying is replacing physical bullying and becoming a prevalent social problem around the world. This study outlines the author's efforts of integrating…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Bullying
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Sadeghi, Karim; Sepahi, Zhila – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
Cultural content analysis of EFL textbooks has received considerable attention in ELT pedagogy in recent decades. The current study investigated the representation of big "C" and small "c" cultural themes in three common EFL textbooks: "Top Notch," "Summit" and "Passages." The frequency analysis…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Jackson, Jane; Chen, Xinren – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
With accelerating internationalization, more Asian international exchange students are finding themselves in situations where they are expected to actively contribute in fast-paced classroom discussions in a second language (L2)., This article reports on the experiences and perceptions of Mainland Chinese international exchange students who…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Student Exchange Programs, Asians
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Aryadoust, Vahid – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
This study adapts Levels 1 and 2 of Kirkpatrick's model of training evaluation to evaluate learning outcomes of an English as a second language (ESL) paragraph writing course offered by a major Asian university. The study uses a combination of surveys and writing tests administered at the beginning and end of the course. The survey evaluated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Instruction, College Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Tarp, Gertrud – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
The case study is an attempt to understand how students experience intercultural classroom communication and what kind of competence they need to cope in intercultural classroom communication. The context is a supplementary course in English for university enrolment in Denmark. It is a multinational student body and all the students have finished…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Intercultural Communication, Classroom Communication, Questionnaires
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Yeh, Chun-Chun – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
The teacher-student writing conference has long been recognized as being able to provide personalized instruction and contribute to learners' writing development. However, teachers often find it time-consuming to conference with individual students on a regular basis. Conferencing with pairs of students, therefore, may become a more pragmatic…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Writing (Composition), Individual Instruction, Writing Instruction
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Nguyen, Chinh Duc – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
This study explores six Vietnamese, English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers' reflections on their experiences of English language learning during the early 1980s to the late 1990s. Data collected in narrative interviews with the participating teachers revealed a wide range of issues that arose during their EFL learning, central to which was…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reflective Teaching
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Nicholas, Allan – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2016
This study investigates the extent to which Japanese learners of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) are able to offer mediation to their peers while engaging in pair work, and whether that mediation is sensitive to the needs of their partner. Grounded in sociocultural theory, the study assesses the extent to which the study participants identify…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Qoyyimah, Uswatun – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2016
This paper describes how English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers in Indonesia have implemented the recent character education policy within an era of school-based curriculum reform. The character education policy required all teachers, EFL teachers included, to instil certain values in every lesson whilst the school-based curriculum reform…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Sherris, Ari; Burns, M. Susan – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
While Ghanaians in urban and rural settings are multilingual, English is the language of Ghanaian newspapers, politicians, the courts, much of television and radio in the metropolitan centres of the country. Indeed, urban Ghanaian adolescents have expanding opportunities to use English, the only official language of Ghana, even when not in school.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), African Languages, Multilingualism
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Pierson-Smith, Anne; Chik, Alice; Miller, Lindsay – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
This article examines an established course on Popular Culture which is framed within the general educational model in an English-medium university. The article is organized into three parts: the underlining educational rationale for general educational courses, the course description, and the students' perspectives of their learning experience.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Popular Culture, Undergraduate Students, English (Second Language)
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Nelson, Mark Evan; Johnson, Neil H. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
In this article, we describe a programme of qualitative research and interpretive analysis around an approach to foreign language pedagogy that aimed to develop learners' symbolic competence through experience with and examination of the signs in acts of communication. Learners were presented with the problem of visually representing the abstract…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Creative Thinking, Semiotics
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Bridges, Susan; emerald, elke – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2013
In 1998, the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region began a large-scale project to import qualified, experienced native-speaking teachers of English into Hong Kong secondary schools. The Native-speaking English Teacher (NET) scheme later expanded to include Hong Kong primary schools. Currently, teachers from around the world are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Luk, Jasmine C. M. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2013
This article discusses a study on how language use and language development can be promoted through engaging students in different participation roles in board games. Theoretically, the study is grounded in sociocultural perspectives of activity theory and the role of play as a form of human motivation. A group of Grade 4 primary students learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Games
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