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Gender and Academic Performance in English Communication Courses
July 2007
A Case Study Of A Japanese Learner In The UK
September 2007
Course Blogs for Overseas Study Preparation: A Survey of Student Opinions
September 2007
An Emerging Japanese English
February 2009
Observations on One Japanese University's General English Program
December 2013
Incentivization and In-class Participation in the Japanese University English Language Classroom
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Course Blogs for Overseas Study Preparation: A Survey of Student Opinions

Sept, 2007

By

Philip Beech, (MA Asian History, Dip. TEFLA)

Assistant Professor

&

John C. Westby, (Bachelor of Arts, Doctor of Jurisprudence)

Associate Professor

In answer to the question "I would prefer not to use computers for studying English" the figures show 37% of students have a negative response to using CALL.

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Fig 8.

In answer to the question "Computers are a useful tool for learning English" the figures show 40% of students returned a quantifiably positive response.

Figure 9

Fig 9.

In answer to the question "Computers make learning English more interesting" the figures show a slight majority agreeing with the statement.

Figure 10

Fig 10.

In answer to the question "Using computers for learning English makes me feel modern and up-to-date" the response was positive with 29% of students actively disagreeing with the statement and 46% agreeing with the statement.

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Fig 11.

In answer to the question "Using the Internet helped me to understand America" the response was overwhelmingly positive with 66% of students responding favorably.

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Fig 12.

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