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Session
CUE Sun1300-3
Time:
Sunday, 20/May/2018:
1:00pm - 1:25pm

Location: 4403
S:30-40

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Presentations

A Critical Reading Project: Steps to Independent Academic Reading Skills

N. Naganuma, C. Brown

Akita International University, Japan

This presentation aims to illustrate how the EAP reading curriculum of an English-medium university in Japan prepares students to read authentic academic materials critically and with confidence. The presenters will also share analysis of data retrieved from an end-of-semester free-writing task about the final academic journal reading project, and from follow-up interviews with learners, which demonstrate learners' perceptions of and insights into their learning experiences. Presentation participants will encounter a successful model, demonstrating how students can develop independence in their acquisition of critical reading skills, and will consider ways in which instructors can better facilitate reading success in EAP programs.



 
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