Maximizing Learning Outcomes by Socratic Questioning Exploring the Pedagogical Applications and Challenges among Language Lecturers at Universiti Malaysia Kelantan

Hum Chan, and Iwan Zahar, (2012) Maximizing Learning Outcomes by Socratic Questioning Exploring the Pedagogical Applications and Challenges among Language Lecturers at Universiti Malaysia Kelantan. In: International Colloquium on Language Teaching , 19-20 Dis 2012, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Kampus Bachok. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Abstract: This study aims to explore the perception of language lecturers toward the pedagogical applications and challenges of Socrates Questioning for language teaching. Quantitative method with questionnaire was applied to collect data from 20 language lecturers at Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK). Data was analyzed by SPSS. The findings revealed that applying Socrates questioning in language teaching can enhance teaching effectiveness, affect students’ learning behaviour and promote students’ learning activities that can produce optimal learning outcomes. However, fruitful learning outcomes depended on lecturers’ ability and skills to apply questions in pedagogical manner linking Socrates questions and questioning techniques regarding the target language, teaching procedures and learning activities that can enrich profound outcomes. Keywords: Learning Outcomes, Pedagogical Application, Socrates Questions

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Learning Outcomes - Pedagogical Application - Socrates Questions
Faculty: Centre for Language Studies and Generic Development
Depositing User: Mr. Chan Hum
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2013 08:19
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2013 08:24
URI: http://umkeprints.umk.edu.my/id/eprint/1221
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