An Exploration of Corpus-based Project-oriented Innovative Experimental Teaching

Ping Liu, Peng Wang
2016 Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Conference on Social Science and Contemporary Humanity Development   unpublished
Corpus represents a new tool and a new approach to linguistic research. It is used in innovative experimental teaching (IET). In this IET, English-major undergraduates are guided to do project research on linguistic features of agricultural academic English papers aimed at developing students' practical and innovative ability. Under the framework of constructivism learning theory, this study designs the teaching mode and procedures of the experimental teaching. One-semester IET witnesses the
more » ... ET witnesses the accomplishment of project research and the production of innovative research fruits. Students' comments on IET indicate that it achieves the purposes of improving students' multiple abilities, such as innovative ability and project research ability, and it is a supplement to theoretical teaching. This study aims to offer references for IET in the field of linguistics.
doi:10.2991/sschd-16.2016.50 fatcat:qrkxbtpvmnafhnv3oiyp2ohz4a