99年第1學期-4066 個別指導 課程資訊

課程分享

選課分析

本課程名額為 10人,已有3人選讀,尚餘名額7人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Proposal 25 Formulated a research topic for the M.A. thesis
Research 25 Conducted thorough reviews of literature for the proposed topic
Writing 25 Synthesize the related reviews of literature
Presentation 25 First draft of the first 3 chapters of the M.A. thesis

授課教師

James Sims

教育目標

1. have formulated a research topic for the M.A. thesis 2. have had a clear theoretical/ research framework about the proposed topic 3. have conducted thorough reviews of literature for the proposed topic 4. have learned to synthesize the related reviews of literature 5. be ready to conduct the pilot study 6. have completed the pilot study of the thesis research 7. have completed the first draft of the first 3 chapters of the M.A. thesis

課程概述

1. The instructor assists the student in formulating a research topic on the area the student is interested in. 2. The instructor assists the student in searching, assessing, summarizing, integrating, and synthesizing essential reviews of literature on the chosen topic. 3. The instructor assists the student in relating current research to prior related research. 4. The instructor assists the student in designing an appropriate research methodology for the topic. 5. Regular meeting time will be scheduled for the instructor to monitor the student’s progress.

課程資訊

參考書目

Tentative Reading List
Butler, Y. (2004). What level of English proficiency do elementary school teachers need to attain to teach EFL? Case studies from Korea, Taiwan, and Japan. TESOL Quarterly, 38(2) 245-278.
Chang, Y. P. (2004). The way of English as a foreign language teaching in Taiwan. Journal of National Taichung Teachers College, 18(1), 79-90.
Chang, Y. F. (2008). Parents attitudes toward the English education policy in Taiwan. Asia Pacific Education Review 9(4), 423-435.
Chen, J. F., Warden C. A., Chang H. T. (2005). Motivators that do not motivate: The case of Chinese EFL learners and the influence of culture on motivation. TESOL Quarterly, 39(4) 609-632.
Chen, S. C. (2002). The spread of English in Taiwan: Changing uses and shifting attitudes. Taipei: Crane Publishing Co., Ltd.
Kuo, Y.S. (2001). The effects of age on Taiwanese EFL learners long-term English proficiency. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.
Lai, C. C. (2008). Examination of the implementation of English as foreign language curriculum in Taiwans elementary schools. Journal of Toko University, 3, 58-78.
Nunan, D. (2003). The impact of English as a Global language on educational policies and practices in the Asia-Pacific region. TESOL Quarterly, 37, 589-613.
Oladejo, J. (2006). Parents attitudes towards bilingual education policy in Taiwan. Bilingual Research Journal, 30(1), 147-170.
Shih, C. M. (2008). Critical language testing: a case study of the general English proficiency test. English Teaching & Learning, 32(3) 1-34.
Shih, Y. H. (2001). Evaluation of the MOE primary school English teacher training program. English Teaching & Learning, 26(1) 86-108.
Sims, J. (2006). The creation of a valid and reliable university proficiency exam. Tunghai Journal of Humanities, 47, 323-342.
Su, Y. C. (2006). EFL teachers perceptions of English language policy at the elementary level in Taiwan. Educational Studies 32(3), 265-283.
Su, Y. C. (2007). St