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Session
GILE Sat1800-2
Time:
Saturday, 19/May/2018:
6:00pm - 6:25pm

Location: 4402
S:30-40

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Intercultural Friendship with Student-produced Video

J. W. Brine

University of Aizu, Japan

The University of Aizu offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in computer science. Our English language courses support study abroad, thesis writing, and conversation with non-Japanese speakers. Student-produced video outside of class promotes learner autonomy (Nunan & Richards, 2015). In this work, Japanese students record interviews and conversations in English with international students. Student-initiated social contact with English-speakers supports learning, and can lead to friendship. We describe the role of teacher-facilitated social interaction in the growing attention economy (Stiegler, 2012). We will discuss outcomes including the implementation of instructional scaffolding, video methods, and formative evaluation from an action research perspective.



 
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