Presenter :  Yi Chun Vivian Tsai Instructor :   Dr. Chin-Ying Philip Lin Dec. 29, 2008 How Academic Culture Influences Tea...
Content I. Introduction II. Literature Review III. Methodology
Introduction <ul><li>Background of the Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In academia, the  emergence of globalization  as a domi...
Introduction <ul><li>Statement of the Problems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The situation of  cultural obstacles  between the nat...
Introduction <ul><li>Statement of the Problems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>However, few studies focus on how the native English-...
Introduction <ul><li>Purposes of the Study </li></ul><ul><li>to explore how the native English-speaking teachers’ expectat...
Introduction <ul><li>Research Questions </li></ul><ul><li>What are the American teacher’s  expectations  about his Taiwane...
Literature Review <ul><li>World Culture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>That complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, la...
Literature Review <ul><li>Cross-Culture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The effect of cross-cultural studies on language and cogniti...
Literature Review <ul><li>Academic Culture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The  miniaturization  of the concept  of culture  so that...
Literature Review <ul><li>Western teachers VS. Chinese students  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is natural that their culture of...
Methodology <ul><li>Participants of Pilot Study  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One  native English teacher  who teaching English f...
Methodology <ul><li>Procedures of the Study </li></ul>
Methodology <ul><li>Data Collection : Qualitative Interview </li></ul>
Methodology <ul><li>Data Collection : Quantitative Questionnaires </li></ul>
Methodology <ul><li>Data Analysis  : Qualitative Interview </li></ul>
Methodology <ul><li>Data Analysis  : Quantitative Questionnaires </li></ul>
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    1. 1. Presenter : Yi Chun Vivian Tsai Instructor : Dr. Chin-Ying Philip Lin Dec. 29, 2008 How Academic Culture Influences Teaching Strategies: A Case Study of the Native English-Speaking Teachers in Taiwan
    2. 2. Content I. Introduction II. Literature Review III. Methodology
    3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Background of the Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In academia, the emergence of globalization as a dominant discourse has generated heated debates on issues such as whether the world is becoming more homogenous or heterogeneous. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Ke, 2008) </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Introduction <ul><li>Statement of the Problems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The situation of cultural obstacles between the native English -speaking teachers and their students is a common situation occurring in the academic where two different cultures come into contact in the classroom. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Lin, 2008) </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Introduction <ul><li>Statement of the Problems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>However, few studies focus on how the native English-speaking teachers adjust or modify their teaching styles/strategies in the ESL/EFL classroom. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Lin, 2008) </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Introduction <ul><li>Purposes of the Study </li></ul><ul><li>to explore how the native English-speaking teachers’ expectation in Taiwan’s classroom affect teaching styles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to invest how native teachers’ teaching strategies might be modified to the new academic cultural environment </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Introduction <ul><li>Research Questions </li></ul><ul><li>What are the American teacher’s expectations about his Taiwanese students in an English speaking course? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How does the American teacher adjust to the differences between their expectations about teaching and learning? </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Literature Review <ul><li>World Culture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>That complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, law, morals, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by human as a member of society. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>( Tylor, 1871 ) </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Literature Review <ul><li>Cross-Culture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The effect of cross-cultural studies on language and cognition have shown how the L2 learners language learning are influenced by the cross-cultural cognition . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>( Bloom,1981 ) </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Literature Review <ul><li>Academic Culture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The miniaturization of the concept of culture so that researchers study and write about the culture of the school or even the culture of the classroom. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>( Scollon,1999 ) </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Literature Review <ul><li>Western teachers VS. Chinese students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is natural that their culture of learning may not be consonant with each other and, thus, they have different expectations, attitudes, values, and beliefs about what constitutes good teaching and learning. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>( Cortazzi,1999 ) </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Methodology <ul><li>Participants of Pilot Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One native English teacher who teaching English for more than one year in Taichung and Taiwanese students in his class from Global Village Center in Taichung, Taiwan. </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Methodology <ul><li>Procedures of the Study </li></ul>
    14. 14. Methodology <ul><li>Data Collection : Qualitative Interview </li></ul>
    15. 15. Methodology <ul><li>Data Collection : Quantitative Questionnaires </li></ul>
    16. 16. Methodology <ul><li>Data Analysis : Qualitative Interview </li></ul>
    17. 17. Methodology <ul><li>Data Analysis : Quantitative Questionnaires </li></ul>
    18. 18. Presenter : Yi Chun Vivian Tsai Instructor : Dr. Chin-Ying Philip Lin Dec. 29, 2008 How Academic Culture Influences Teaching Strategies: A Case Study of the Native English-Speaking Teachers in Taiwan Thank you for your listening.

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