By the end of the course, students will be able to 1. describe and discuss the findings from their original research 2. make connections between their data and theory and to the real world. 3. take an active role in revising and editing their writing 4. design an attractive and effective presentation of their study 5. give an oral presentation of their thesis study using Power Point.
This course is a continuation of 英語学研究Ⅲ－１ The course will guide them through the steps necessary to finish a written report (3500 words minimum) and oral presentation of their research study. Students will report on their progress and give each other feedback in guided peer review sessions.
Mackey, A., ＆ S. Gass. (2005). Second language research: Methodology and design. Lawrence Erlbaum.
Attendance is crucial. Any absence without advance notice will result in severe penalties. Effort towards timely completion of the assignments is also essential.
Evaluation will be based on attendance, preparation for class, timely completion of the assignments, and quality of research and writing
１．Interim reports and review of model paper ２．Workshop: Literature review ３．Workshop: Method ４．Workshop: Analysis and results ５．Workshop:Presenting your data (using tables and graphs) ６．Workshop: Discussion ７．Workshop: Introduction and Conclusion ８．Workshop: Editing ９．Workshop: List of works cited 10．Workshop: Final proofreading and checking of format 11．Preparation for presentations (outlines, slide design) 12．Preparation for presentations (delivery) 13．Presentations of thesis research (1) 14．Presentations of thesis research (2) 15．Reflections
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