TC Columbia:

Exploring Our Teaching through Action Research: Process, Examples, Limitations

Date: Sunday, May 18th, 2003 Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Jerry Gebhard, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Description:
The first half of this seminar will be a lecture on action research. The lecture begins with a brief historical account and the original intended purpose of action research. This is followed by a description of an accepted contemporary process of doing action research and several detailed example projects, some of them done by students in the TC MA TESOL Program. The lecture concludes with a discussion of the strengths and limitations of action research as a way to understand our teaching, as well as how we can become more aware of our teaching by stepping outside of the usual "problem solving" nature of action research by using different avenues to awareness, such as trying to opposite (Fanselow, 1987, 1988, 1996, 1998) of what we usually do. During the second half of the seminar, participants will be given a chance to meet with other seminar participants (in groups) to write down questions and issues about action research that they would like to address. The rest of the seminar will be spent answering these questions and responding to the issues.
Note:Please make a reservation for attendance: office@tc-japan.edu

Organization: Teachers College Columbia University Japan (TC Columbia)

Cost: free (but please pre-register)

Venue: Teacher's College, Columbia University Japan, Mitsui Seimei Bldg. 4F, 2-21-2 Misaki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo (1 min. walk from the JR Suido-bashi Station)

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

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