|題名: ||台灣高中生體驗新聞英文學習任務 : 個案研究|
Experiencing Journalistic English Learning Tasks for Senior High EFL Learners in Taiwan: A Case Study
Wang, Li Chuan
Chao, Chin Chi
Wang, Li Chuan
Journalistic English learning task
Communicative Language Teaching
|上傳時間: ||2015-07-13 11:20:31 (UTC+8)|
本研究採取量化和質性的研究方法，並且以設計本位研究的概念為架構。研究者先行設計出一套任務導向之新聞英文教學活動，作為研究雛型。研究對象為台北市私立高中146位學生。學習任務包括:1.選一則新聞2.去請教老師3.上台報告4.同儕互評5.立即評量(小考新聞英文句子默寫) 6.寫心得報告。研究時程為2007 ~2009兩年分為四個學期(高二至高三)，畢業前藉由量化問卷分析本新聞英文活動任務對學生在有益升學、英文精進、提高學習動機…等六個面向進行了解。另外也採用質性問卷，分析學生在四個學期的學習感想、困難與收獲，發現此活動設計明顯增進師生互動情誼，提昇英文能力、學習動機和口語表達。在第一部份，先探討學生回顧此學習任務在四學期引發的改變，包括心情感受和學習語言成效。在第二部份，討論學生根據參與本活動兩年學習經驗給予英文教師回饋，提出建議。本研究發現，符合學生興趣和學習需求的課程設計、教師所提供的心理支持、及師生互動的品質，皆是影響互動式新聞英文教學成效之關鍵因素。
The purpose of the study is to derive useful insights and principles to probe the justification for a daily journalistic English learning activity in teaching English as a foreign language in Taiwanese Senior High Schools. This study contributes to further examine the success of empowering students in different aspects of English learning during implementation of the JE program over two academic years, from 2007 to 2009. Through the daily Journalistic English presentation activity, the researcher recorded changes in students’ learning attitudes and found a positive feedback in motivation and English skills due to the Journalistic English learning tasks that the students were involved in.
This study adopts both a qualitative and quantitative approach within the design-based research framework of which a case study forms the foundation. First, a journalistic English learning daily activity is designed as a prototype for the 146 students from a private Catholic Girls’ High School in Taipei who participated in the program. At the end of the two-year program, quantitative data were collected through a Likert Scale questionnaire. In addition, a qualitative survey with open-ended questions was conducted and the results are also discussed in this thesis.
Finally, the pedagogical implications based on the results of the study as well as obstacles that the participants encountered during the program are discussed, with some comments on the limitations of this study and suggestions for further research.
This study could prove beneficial to all teachers of English as a foreign language in that it uses material that is always readily available and is appealing to adolescents due to its current content.
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