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Paper Details: An Instructional Action Learning Model for Strengthening Business Students’ English Learning Community

Volume 3 - Issue 10, October 2019 Edition
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Author(s)
Ling Li
Keywords
Action Learning , Learning Community, Team Learning, Instructional Model
Abstract
Chinese business Students are encountering increasing challenges in utilizing English in learning the international frontier information related to their majors. Engaging students in establishing their own learning communities can be a better alternative for traditional learning methods.By proposing an instructional action learning model, this paper discusses the framework for strengthening business students’ English learning community. The proposed model -- 5P Action Learning Cycle (5PALC) consists of five stages in alignment with five intervention methods: preparation (coaching), planning (goal-setting), participation (dialogue), presentation (team learning), and peer & self assessment (appreciative inquiry). 5PALC could promote team learning and dialogical communication among students, which empowered business students and gave them a higher level of sustainable leadership.
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