Improving Academic Listening and Note-Taking Skills

A Study in Foreign Learners' Strategy Training

Serie: Sounds - Meaning - Communication 13

The book investigates the effectiveness of long-term strategy training on how successfully and efficiently students listen to lectures and take notes. It is centered around a longitudinal study designed to measure to what extent a specially designed course allows 1st year undergraduate students to improve their academic skills. Les mer
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The book investigates the effectiveness of long-term strategy training on how successfully and efficiently students listen to lectures and take notes. It is centered around a longitudinal study designed to measure to what extent a specially designed course allows 1st year undergraduate students to improve their academic skills. The research presented is grounded in theoretical perspectives on general listening comprehension, discourse processing, and teaching second language subskills. The book will be of interest to anyone interested in tertiary education and providing college and university students with courses useful in their academic performance. The readers might also gain insights into long-term research methodology of which the book gives a detailed account.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Academic listening - Listening to lectures - Quality and quantity of notes - The efficiency of note-taking - Long-term strategy training - Developing listening skills in tertiary education

Om forfatteren

Karolina Kotorowicz-Jasinska is an assistant professor in the Department of English at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland, where she teaches courses in second language acquisition and foreign language didactics. She holds a PhD in applied linguistics. Her academic interests include discourse comprehension processes as well as the development and assessment of receptive skills.