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Foreword

 

Papers at CLaSIC 2014

 

Matthew T. APPLE and Jonathan ALIPONGA

POSSIBLE L2 SELVES IN A SHORT TERM STUDY
ABROAD PROGRAM 

1

Atsushi ASAI

RELATIVE SELF-MONITORING AND ABSOLUTE
MOTIVATORS IN EFL 

20

D. Ryan BERG and Yi-Chen LU
TAIWANESE STUDENT ATTITUDES TOWARDS AND
BEHAVIORSDURING ONLINE TESTING WITH MOODLE

 27

Sunil Kumar BHATT                                                                         
ACQUISITION OF HONORIFICS IN HINDI:
A SOCIOLINGUISTIC COMPETENCE

40

Peter BURDEN                                                             

TEACHERS’ REFLECTIONS ON THE USEFULNESS OF

STUDENT EVALUATION OF TEACHING SURVEYS (SETs)
AND A MODEL FOR IMPROVEMENT

53

Rita CANCINO                                                                

COURSES IN COMPARATIVE SPANISH-DANISH LEGAL
LANGUAGE: A CULTURAL KINDER EGG?

63

Peter CARTER                                                        

A CASE STUDY OF STUDENT SATISFACTION

72

Anna Uhl CHAMOT                                                   

DEVELOPING SELF-REGULATED LEARNING IN THE
LANGUAGE CLASSROOM

78

Tony CRIPPS                                                                            

“IT’S MY CHALLENGE”: EXPLORING THE MOOC TERRAIN

89

Rod ELLIS                                                                                   

TAKING THE CRITICS TO TASK: THE CASE FOR
TASK-BASED TEACHING

103

Brian GAYNOR                                                         

TEACHING ENGLISH TO YOUNG LEARNERS IN JAPAN:
COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE AND CLASSROOM REALITY

118

Richard HARRISON and Etsuko TOYODA      

USING VIDEO SHARING FOR LEARNING JAPANESE BASED
ON COMMUNITY OF INQUIRY

128

Joel HENSLEY                                                                                

SEEKING SAVVY: A SURVEY COURSE

140

Richard J. HODSON                                                               

TEACHING “HUMOUR COMPETENCE” 

149

Shih-Jen HUANG                                                                              

FROM TEXT TO MULTIMEDIA:

A STUDY OF MULTIMEDIA EFL WRITING

162

Sri IMELWATY                                                                   

PERCEPTIONS OF ‘PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH’: EXPLORING
TEACHER-TRAINERS’ PERSONAL CONSTRUCTS IN AN
ENGLISH TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM

172

Craig K. JACOBSEN                                              

THE ENGLISH SPY NOVEL AND THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE
TEACHER ABROAD: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND
COMPETENCIES IN THE GLOBAL WORKPLACE

188

Parinda JANTORI, Saowaluck TEPURIWONG and Pornapit
DARASAWANG

NATIVE AND NON-NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKING TEACHERS
BELIEFS ABOUT WRITTEN CORRECTIVE FEEDBACK

206

S. Kathleen KITAO and Kenji KITAO                             

USING PARALLEL CORPORA TO COMPARE APOLOGIES
OF NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS AND JAPANESE
LEARNERS OF ENGLISH

223

Mike LEVY                                                                  

LEARNER AUTONOMY, THE LANGUAGE LEARNER
AND THE LANGUAGE TECHNOLOGIES THAT ASSIST
AND EMPOWER LEARNING

237

Lingjie LI and Naoki TAKEI                              

A STUDY INTO THE ACQUISITION OF “NODA”                                

AMONG JAPANESE LANGUAGE LEARNER

249

Qiuyun LU and Jian WANG                                              

ON METAPHORICAL FEATURES OF TEACHERS’ DIRECTIVES  

IN COLLEGE EFL CLASSROOMS

256

Miho MANO, Yuko YOSHINARI and Kiyoko EGUCHI                   

THE EFFECTS OF THE FIRST LANGUAGE ON THE
DESCRIPTION OF MOTION EVENTS: FOCUSING ON
L2 JAPANESE LEARNERS OF ENGLISH AND HUNGARIAN

277

Gerard MARCHESSEAU                                                   

“ASSISTANT LANGUAGE TEACHERS” AS A CATALYST FOR

COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE IN JAPAN: POLICY AND

OUTCOMES REGARDING THE “JET PROGRAM”

300

Chun Hua MEI                                                               

FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF TEST-TAKERS:
THE IMPACT OF TWO MAJOR THREATS TO
CONSTRUCT VALIDITY ON TEST PERFORMANCE

310

Wang MENG                                                             

WAVE “PURSUIT OF PLAYFULNESS AND ORIGINALITY”:
TUTORS’ FEEDBACK ON STUDENTS’ CREATIVE WRITING
STORIES IN A CHINESE EFL CLASSROOM

328

Richard MILES                                                                                        

THE LEARNER’S PERSPECTIVE ON ASSESSING AND
EVALUATING THEIR ORAL PRESENTATIONS

337

Neil MILLINGTON and Brad SMITH                

BUILDING A READING WEBSITE FOR EFL/ESL LEARNERS

353

Gregory MINEHANE                                                                     

A LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF THE ENGLISH PROFICIENCY OF

NON-ENGLISH MAJORS AT A TERTIARY INSTITUTION IN JAPAN

361

Sean O’CONNELL                                                          

UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM GLOBALISATION: DEVELOPING
INTERCULTURAL BUSINESS COMMUNICATION AND
UNDERSTANDING COURSES AT A JAPANESE UNIVERSITY

372

Seiko OGURI                                                               

FROM MENTORING TO MONITORING: SELF-STUDY RECORD
FILING TOWARD SELF-REGULATED LEARNER DEVELOPMENT

379

Yasuko OKADA, Takafumi SAWAUMI and Takehiko ITO

DIFFERENT EFFECTS OF SAMPLE PERFORMANCE
OBSERVATION BETWEEN HIGH AND LOW LEVEL
ENGLISH LEARNERS

394

Yuichi ONO                                                     

MOTIVATIONAL EFFECTS OF DIGITAL STORYTELLING
ON JAPANESE EFL LEARNERS

414

Takeshi SATO, Yuda LAI and Tyler BURDEN 

EXAMINING THE IMPACT OF INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
OF INFORMATION PROCESSING STYLES IN
TECHNOLOGY-ENHANCED SECOND VOCABULARY LEARNING

432

Etsuko SHIMO                                                                          

EXPLORING JAPANESE UNIVERSITY ENGLISH TEACHERS’
BELIEFS ABOUT THEIR STUDENTS: QUESTIONNAIRE
DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

441

Jariya SUDTHO, Wareesiri SINGHASIRI and Pattamawan JIMARKON 

USE OF NARRATIVE INQUIRY TO UNVEIL NOVICE TEACHERS’

PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY

451

Toshiko SUGINO et al.                                                        

HOW CAN MOTIVATIONAL STRATEGIES FACILITATE
AUTONOMOUS LEARNING FOR JAPANESE EFL STUDENTS?

463

Naoko TAGUCHI                                                        

PRAGMATIC COMPETENCE IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE
EDUCATION: CULITVATING LEARNER AUTONOMY AND
STRATEGIC LEARNING OF PRAGMATICS

472

Izumi WALKER, Akiko ITO and Etsuko ISHIHARA

WHAT ARE THE PROBLEMS WITH BUSIINESS
JAPANESE COMPETENCIES? A STUDY BASED ON
SURVEYS OF BUSINESS PEOPLE WORKING IN
JAPAN-RELATED WORKPLACES

487

John WILSON and Gavin BROOKS        

TEACHING PRESENTATION: IMPROVING ORAL OUTPUT

WITH MORE STRUCTURE

512

Su Ching WU and Shan Mao CHANG                 

RESPONDING TO GLOBALIZATION: CREATING A NEW L2
MOTIVATION QUESTIONNAIRE

523

Linglan XIAO                                                      

INVESTIGATING THE COMMUNICATIVENESS OF
CLASSROOM TEACHER-STUDENT INTERACTIONS
FROM A CONVERSATION ANALYSIS PERSPECTIVE

548

Judy YIP and Tse Kwok KEUNG

BUILDING BITE-SIZED MOBILE LEARNING CONTENT

582

Felicia ZHANG and Paitaya MEESAT

EVALUATING A SOMATICALLY- ENHANCED APPROACH (SEA)

IN AN INTENSIVE THAI COURSE FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES

590


 

 

Publication Data

 

Aishah M.K., Bhatt, S.K., Chan, W.M., Chi, S.W., Chin, K.W., Klayklueng, S., Nagami, M., Sew, J.W., Suthiwan, T., Walker, I. (Comps.) (2014). Knowledge, Skills and Competencies in Foreign Language Education. Singapore: NUS Centre for Language Studies.

 

 

ISBN 978-981-09-3580-1