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An investigation of Japanese educational cultural impact on Japanese language learning in an international context

An investigation of Japanese educational cultural impact on Japanese language learning in an international context
An investigation of Japanese educational cultural impact on Japanese language learning in an international context
provided qualitative data. There was no statistically significant difference between the two teaching methods regarding attainment in the two assignments. However, Japanisation was associated with significantly improved results in the Reading and Writing Test, compared with CLT. These results seem to suggest that embedding elements of Japanisation and Japanese educational culture into the teaching of Japanese to non-Japanese speakers in British language classrooms might possibly enhance students’ learning of reading and writing skills. This study also presents possibilities as to how the Japanese educational cultural method of teaching could be incorporated into the teaching of Japanese to non-Japanese speakers. In addition, this study indicates that language teachers facing a multicultural classroom might consider the international students’ educational cultural expectations and needs in learning. Those who develop the teaching curriculum are encouraged at a strategic level to examine other educational cultures and teaching practices from non-Anglophone countries and assess how they may be combined with CLT to reflect the new international characteristics of teaching and learning environments.
Winch, Junko
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Winch, Junko
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Lumby, Jacky
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Johnston, Brenda
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(2012) An investigation of Japanese educational cultural impact on Japanese language learning in an international context. University of Southampton, Southampton Education School, Doctoral Thesis, 235pp.

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Abstract

provided qualitative data. There was no statistically significant difference between the two teaching methods regarding attainment in the two assignments. However, Japanisation was associated with significantly improved results in the Reading and Writing Test, compared with CLT. These results seem to suggest that embedding elements of Japanisation and Japanese educational culture into the teaching of Japanese to non-Japanese speakers in British language classrooms might possibly enhance students’ learning of reading and writing skills. This study also presents possibilities as to how the Japanese educational cultural method of teaching could be incorporated into the teaching of Japanese to non-Japanese speakers. In addition, this study indicates that language teachers facing a multicultural classroom might consider the international students’ educational cultural expectations and needs in learning. Those who develop the teaching curriculum are encouraged at a strategic level to examine other educational cultures and teaching practices from non-Anglophone countries and assess how they may be combined with CLT to reflect the new international characteristics of teaching and learning environments.

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Published date: September 2012
Organisations: University of Southampton, Southampton Education School

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Local EPrints ID: 345955
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/345955
PURE UUID: 50ac043f-0183-4ec0-81b7-0a9dac5176d8
ORCID for Jacky Lumby: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-7774-9827

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Date deposited: 07 Jan 2013 14:45
Last modified: 18 Feb 2021 16:58

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Author: Junko Winch
Thesis advisor: Jacky Lumby ORCID iD
Thesis advisor: Brenda Johnston

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