Academic English and content development thorough ethnographic research projects

Ducker, Nathan
December 2013
Asian EFL Journal;Dec2013, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p422
Academic Journal
The following curriculum context article describes a recently introduced academic English project-based learning (PBL) course designed to help prepare Japanese students for English content undergraduate courses at an international university in Japan. This article describes: the theoretical underpinnings of the course; the setting of the project-based course within the larger university environment and within the English language program; the content of the course; and a brief discussion on the effectiveness of the course in fulfilling its learning goals.


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