Language Classroom Content & Pedagogy Creating a Textbook for Extensive Reading: An Impossible Dream? more
Sun, Nov 14, 12:05-13:05 Asia/Tokyo
Research has consistently shown that extensive reading (ER) helps students in numerous ways, and most teachers would like to incorporate ER into their English courses. In many contexts teachers are required to use a textbook, and the difficulty with effectively implementing ER may be how to integrate ER with other course materials. This presentation describes a project to create a course based around ER materials, where tasks in the textbook facilitate learning through ER.