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PBL and Sociolinguistics

Engku Ibrahim, Engku Haliza (2006) PBL and Sociolinguistics. In: Malaysian International Conference on English Language Teaching (MICELT), 8 - 10 May, 2006, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The objective of this paper is to report on an action research carried out to stimulate active learning in the teaching of an introductory Sociolinguistics course to undergraduates. It is common to hear lecturers complaint of passive learners who expect to be spoon-fed in their courses. The aim of this research is to persuade and challenge undergraduate students to play an active role in their own learning process. This paper illustrates the strategies adopted and reports on the feedback from students at the end of the semester.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 1357/1243
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1025 Teaching (principles and practices)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Centre for Languages and Pre-University Academic Development (CELPAD) > English Language Division
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof. Datin Dr. Engku Haliza Engku Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2011 17:06
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2011 23:35
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/1243

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