Justin James, Mr.
English Language Center, Nizwa College of Technology.
Justin is the E-Learning coordinator at ELC, NCT. He specializes in ICT. He has presented papers and conducted workshops in many international conferences, including ELT Conference at SQU, RELC Singapore, NUS Singapore, and Dhofar University.
Deployment of Newspapers for Research-Based English Language Learning (PP168), Paper
This paper describes a successful experiment conducted with 3 batches of L4 students in 2015-16. The first part encapsulates the aims and rationale. The second part describes the methodology employed in a Projects and Presentations course using newspapers. The third part discusses the online resources used in writing and editing the report. The next part lists the outcomes and perceived teacher and learner experiences. The paper concludes recommending the use of newspaper in research-based language learning.