GROUP WORK IN A READING STRATEGIES COURSE

César Alberto Navas-Brenes
2019 InterSedes  
This article explores the effect of constant group work in a reading strategies course at the University of Costa Rica. The target group is heterogeneous as it is composed by thirty students who belong to different majors at UCR. To assess the effect of constant group work throughout the course to foster students' motivation, the writer analyzed the data collected with three instruments during the semester. Finally, the writer explores the notion of group work and lists some recommendations to
more » ... recommendations to implement it in such a course. To illustrate the implementation of group work and reading comprehension, the writer includes a sample non-evaluated WebQuest carried out at the computer lab in groups of four students.
doi:10.15517/isucr.v20i42.41841 fatcat:thpoli5hrvcqlj3fegbabps5ey