Language Teacher Research in Asia

Thomas S. C. Farrell, Volume Editor 

Thomas S. C. Farrell, Language Teacher Research Series Editor

Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Preface

CHAPTER 1: Language Teacher Research in Asia
Thomas S. C. Farrell

CHAPTER 2: Teaching Character Depiction in Narrative Writing (Singapore)
Antonia Chandrasegaran and Siok-Chin Yeo

CHAPTER 3: Expert and Nonexpert Teachers:  Do They Use Different Processes While Learning to Teach? (Thailand)
Sumalee Chinokul

CHAPTER 4: Learner Autonomy in an Asian Context: Independent Learning and Independent Work at the University Level (Viet Nam)
Duong Thi Hoang Oanh

CHAPTER 5: The TESOL Methods Course: What Did They Really Learn? (Singapore)
Thomas S. C. Farrell

CHAPTER 6: Understanding Chinese Students’ Teacher Dependence (China)
Gao Xuesong (Andy)

CHAPTER 7: Challenging Tradition: Creating a Self-Access Language Learning Center in an East Asian Academic High School (Japan)
Chris Hale

CHAPTER 8: Improving Second Language Listening: Awareness and Involvement, (Singapore)
Xuelin Liu and Christine C.M. Goh

CHAPTER 9: From Chalkboard to Lectern to Chalkboard: The Journey of an Applied Linguistics Lecturer (Viet Nam)
Stephen H. Moore

CHAPTER 10: “I Want to Study TOEFL!”  Finding the Balance Between Test Focus and Language Learning in Curriculum Revision (Japan)
Patrick Rosenkjar

CHAPTER 11: Bridging the Classroom Perception Gap: Comparing Learners’ and Teachers’ Understandings of What Is Learned (Japan)
Timothy Stewart

CHAPTER 12: Does Project-Based Learning Work in Asia? (China)
Wang Ge

CHAPTER 13: How Does Course Content Affect Students’ Willingness to Communicate in the L2? (China)
Jennifer Weathers