Instructing foreign language learners how to listen through metacognitive strategies : an empirical study
Bozorgian, Hossein (2011) Instructing foreign language learners how to listen through metacognitive strategies : an empirical study. In University of Queensland School of Education’s Postgraduate Research Conference : 7 Billion Reasons to Research : Local Educational Challenges within a Global Context, 27 August 2011, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD.
This study uses a mixed method approach to investigate the impact of metacognitive strategies instruction on listening comprehension. An experimental group (N = 30) of university students are guided through a process-approach pedagogy over one semester (10 weeks) in Iran. IELTS listening tests are used to track development of listening comprehension in participants who are then asked to complete a Metacognitive Awareness Listening Questionnaire (MALQ). The questionnaire examines students’ employment of metacognitive strategies in listening comprehension. Finally, interviews are used to explore students’ use of strategies in listening. Results indicate that participants develop listening comprehension, but no metacognitive awareness in listening. Students reported in the interviews that they use multiple strategies (cognitive and metacognitive) to approach listening comprehension.
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|Item Type:||Conference Item (Presentation)|
|Keywords:||Listening Skill, Metacognitive Strategy Instruction, Metacognitive Awareness, IELTS, MALQ|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE ESL and TESOL) (130204)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > LOTE ESL and TESOL Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Maori) (130207)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Deposited On:||25 Jul 2012 00:37|
|Last Modified:||25 Jul 2012 00:37|
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