Using newspapers in English language classrooms in rural secondary schools

Kunek, Andrew (2002) Using newspapers in English language classrooms in rural secondary schools. [Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study attempted to investigate the reasons for employing and not employing newspapers in English language classrooms in Rural Secondary Schools. This study also attempted to find the methodologies of using newspaper in English Language classrooms by English Language teachers. The study involved 30 English Language teachers from four selected rural secondary schools in Serian District. Three instruments were used for the purpose of data collection: the semi-structured interview was conducted prior to the classroom observation and the collection of relevant documents. Four classroom observation, emphasis was given on the methodologies of using newspapers in the English Language classrooms. The data collected were triangulated to establish validity and top find out irregularities. The findings of the study identified reasons for employing, not employing newspapers in English Language classrooms. The findings of the study also discover a few methodologies in using newspapers in English Language classrooms. The findings seems to suggest that more seminars and workshops to be held to expose teachers to NIE activities because they benefits both teachers and students.

Item Type: Project Report
Additional Information: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS
Uncontrolled Keywords: Newspapers, English language, English Language classroom, classroom, rural secondary schools, 2002, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS, universiti, university, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, IPTA, education, undergraduate, research, CLS
Subjects: A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Centre for Language Studies (rebranded to FLSCS in 2015)
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2014 06:58
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2015 02:12
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/850

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