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    Title: 留學英美教師及國內進修教師:對英語教學之溝通式教學法的信念及教學行為
    US/UK-Trained English Teachers vs. Locally-Trained English Teachers:Beliefs and Practices in Communicative Language Teaching
    Authors: 龔怡禎
    Kung, Yi -chen
    Contributors: 葉潔宇
    Yeh, Leah C. Y.
    龔怡禎
    Kung, Yi -chen
    Keywords: 教師信念
    教學行為
    溝通式教學法
    Date: 2008
    Issue Date: 2009-09-19 13:05:44 (UTC+8)
    Abstract: 溝通式教學法在英語教學界蔚為主流已有數十年之久。過去的研究亦指出此教學法的實施成效與該實施國家一貫的學習文化具有相當程度的關係。本研究旨在瞭解曾至海外留學的英語教師,因其受到溝通式教學法的影響可能多於在國內進修的教師,他們的信念是否比在國內進修的教師更清楚地顯現在教室行為中。
    本研究採用質性研究方法,選擇了三位曾至英美等國取得碩士學位的教師,以及三位在國內進修取得碩士學位的教師。二組教師中各有一位任教於高中一、二、三年級。資料收集主要來源為問卷、訪談及課室觀察。資料分析後比較(1)曾至國外進修教師之信念及教學行為;(2)國內進修教師之信念及教學行為;(3)兩類教師之相同處;(4)兩類教師之相異處。
    本研究主要的發現有:所有教師,包括國外及國內進修者,對溝通式教學法都傾向認同,但在課室中卻不是經常用到此教學法,反而是融合傳統的及溝通式教學法的折衷現象較為普遍。至於在教學時,限制溝通式教學法的使用,主要因教學環境因素所致,例如來自考試的壓力、有限的教學時數、及班級人數。另外,海外留學經驗並未對教師信念有所影響。
    本研究根據以上四個議題討論結果,在文末進一步提供建議,作為教育學者們參考。
    Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) has dominated the field of language teaching for decades. Previous research also indicated that the effectiveness of CLT has a lot to do with the culture of learning in the country where CLT is implemented. The aim of the present study is to explore whether foreign-trained English teachers, who are presumably under more influence of CLT than locally-trained teachers, have manifested their beliefs and practices more explicitly in the classroom instruction.
    This study adopted a qualitative research method. The participants are 3 US/UK-trained English teachers and 3 locally-trained English teachers, who teach in a senior high school in northern Taiwan. In this study, the instruments for collecting data included questionnaire, classroom observations and follow-up interviews. The data were analyzed to answer the following research questions: (1) US/UK-trained English teachers’ beliefs and practices in CLT, (2) locally-trained English teachers’ beliefs and practices in CLT, (3) the similarities in teachers’ beliefs and teaching practices between US/UK-trained and locally-trained English teachers and (4) the differences in teachers’ beliefs and teaching practices between US/UK-trained and locally-trained English teachers.
    The major findings are all participants, including both foreign-trained and locally-trained teachers, claimed to hold positive attitude toward CLT. However, CLT was not used frequently in class. It was an eclecticism that was mostly adopted, instead. As for the major constraints from applying CLT, all participants agreed the contextual factors, such as pressure of exams, limited teaching hours, class size, mattered a lot. In addition, the overseas educational experience made no difference to teachers’ beliefs.
    Finally, pedagogical implications and suggestions are presented at the end of the paper.
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