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Student participation and motivation in on-line instruction

  • 1.  Student participation and motivation in on-line instruction

    Posted 7 days ago
    Hi everyone:

    Our intensive English program has been running on-line classes for students (primarily in China) for the fall 2020 semester. We have both "English only" courses as well as a "Pathway" program that allows students at higher proficiency levels to take credit-bearing content courses as well as English language courses. We are having issues with student engagement and motivation. Is anyone else experiencing this?  If so, what are some things you are doing to address these issues?

    Thanks and looking forward to hearing your responses.

    Bill


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    William J. Crawford
    Academic Director, Program in Intensive English; Professor, Applied Linguistics
    Northern Arizona University, U.S.A.
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