Cooperative Learning in the EFL Reading Classroom in Tertiary Education: A Way to Improve the Classroom Climate throughthe Communicative Use of a Questionnaire

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Cooperative Learning in the EFL Reading Classroom in Tertiary Education: A Way to Improve the Classroom Climate throughthe Communicative Use of a Questionnaire
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著者 Sunami-Burden Kyoko
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Abstract

This study examined the effectiveness of cooperative learning while participating in a communicative Reading class. Twenty-five students majoring in English Communication at a junior college participated in this study. The participants completed a short questionnaire at the end of each lesson which sought insight into their satisfaction with cooperative learning and their reflective comments about the lesson. While it is unclear whether cooperative learning has improved their proficiency and comprehension of English, the findings from the questionnaire suggest that cooperative learning heightened the participants motivation and led to a more enjoyable and profitable learning experience.

Subject
830 English
Keyword
Cooperative Learning
Reading
Pair/group work
Motivation
Questionnaire
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Publish Date
2014
Publication Title
Chugokugakuen journal
Volume
13
Start Page
15
End Page
20
ISSN
1348-1452
NCID
AA11806612
Publisher
Chugokugakuen University/Chugoku Junior College
Copyright Holders
中国学園大学
中国短期大学
Contents Type
Departmental Bulletin Paper
language
English
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