Class Forums: Promoting Independent Learning through Setting and Assessing Weekly Goals

Hughes, Mary
November 2009
Perspectives (TESOL Arabia);2009, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p20
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the significance of class forums in the promotion of independent learning through weekly goals among the students in United Arab Emirates (UAE). It suggests teachers to make it a rule that students' goals does not affect their other assigned work to help them become independent learners. They are advised to establish realistic, specific, and measurable goals in their classes. They are also recommended to encourage their students to read the posts of their classmates to try various learning strategies from each other.


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