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Title :CALLが外国語教育に及ぼす影響 (2) -教師は何をすべきか-
Title alternative :Issues in Computer-assisted Language Learning in Japan (2) : Teachers' Role in a New Classroom
Authors :東矢, 光代
Authors alternative :Toya, Mitsuyo
Issue Date :Mar-2002
Abstract :In this paper, the teacher's role in CALL classrooms is examined with regard to four aspects: the teacher as "decision maker," "coordinator," "facilitator," and "language teacher." With the current goal of education in Japan as achieving "zest for living" among students, teachers are challenged in planning their own curricula and designing teaching materials. The four aspects are considered to be indispensable in achieving this goal. The shift in teacher's role also indicates that existing evaluation systems need to be reexamined. As freedom in curriculum and materials to be learned increases, it will be irrelevant to evaluate only in terms of "product" or an achieving ratio. There is an emerging trend in which teachers try to evaluate "process" including "creativity" "motivation." "attitude," and/or "participation." This new evaluation style may drastically change the education system in Japan. University education will be influenced by the trend as well because future students entering university will have new and different expectations. The paper concludes that CALL teachers should be flexible enough to adjust themselves to the new trend and technology. They need to be "learners" themselves so that, when they introduce CALL, they should be well aware of its pros and cons.
Type Local :紀要論文
ISSN :1341-0482
Publisher :琉球大学法文学部
URI :http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12000/2737
Citation :琉球大学欧米文化論集 = Ryudai Review of Euro-American Studies no.46 p.113 -131
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