Course Blogs for Overseas Study Preparation: A Survey of Student Opinions
Philip Beech, (MA Asian History, Dip. TEFLA)
John C. Westby, (Bachelor of Arts, Doctor of Jurisprudence)
In answer to the question "I work harder when I use computers
to study English" the figures suggest the students have not
fully adopted the idea of student-centered learning and learner
autonomy with a majority responding that they feel they study
with less application when using CALL.
In answer to the question "I look forward to my kaigaikenshu
class every week" the figures are rather disappointing with
only 29% returning a quantifiably positive response.
In answer to the question "Teachers are able to give us more
individual help when we use computers" the response was overwhelmingly
In answer to the question "I feel less stress using computers
to study English than a normal English lesson" the response
was overwhelmingly positive.
In answer to the question "There should be a mix of computer
and other methods of studying English" the response was overwhelmingly