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Understanding Korean Children’s L2 Dialogue Journals: Towards a Model of Creative Apprenticeship for Integrating Teaching and Learning

  • Kim Mi-Song
Part of the CERC Studies in Comparative Education book series (CERC, volume 26)

Abstract

With the prevalence of globalisation, it is increasingly important for educators to develop effective methods of teaching second language (L2) learners. What does L2 learning within a “global” community mean to us? The world today is becoming more and more interconnected; no country any longer exists in isolation. Within this global perspective, beyond “learning L2”, “using L2” within a meaningful context is regarded as important in Korea. Furthermore, drawing on a constructivist perspective, researchers in L2 education have focussed on collaborative learning (Atkinson 2002; Donato 1994; Pavlenko & Lantolf 2000). Researchers and educators in English education in Korea (e.g. The Korea Association of Teachers of English) have also emphasised collaboration in the context of the L2 learning experience.

Keywords

Good Teacher Korean Student Dialogue Journal Korean Child Dialectical Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological UniversitySingapore

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