Advisor

Kimberley Brown

Date of Award

1992

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Department

Applied Linguistics

Physical Description

1 online resource (120 p.)

Subjects

Teacher-student relationships -- United States, Teacher-student relationships -- Japan

DOI

10.15760/etd.6157

Abstract

Research provides a vast amount of information detailing the learning styles and preferences of learners and the influence of one's culture on that individual's perceptions of the world. Little of that research, however, has been applied to studying the effects of culture on the learner's perceptions of teacher and student roles, specifically in the area of second language learning. What is available often appears in the form of anecdotal descriptions of teaching and learning experiences abroad. A possible reason for the lack of investigation of student views in this area has been the absence of an adequate measuring device with which to gauge the responses of potential informants.

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/24799

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