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What do we know about the effectiveness of group work in Japan’s secondary English education? A systematic review of an ‘active learning’ technique

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Dissertation submitted in part-fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition 日本の中等英語教育におけるグループワークの有効性に関して今まで何が分かったか? 「アクティブラーニング」技法の一つをシステマティックレビュー
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With its 2017/18 revised curriculum guidelines for junior high school and high school (Courses of Study; to be implemented in 2020), Japan’s education ministry (MEXT) requires that teachers adopt ‘active learning’ techniques; such as ‘discov-ery learning’ and group work. MEXT (2012, p. 37) promotes group work as an “effective” method for teaching English to Japan’s junior high school and high school students; in preference to what the ministry terms “unidirectional lecture-style” teaching ...

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University of Oxford
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