Department   Kyoto Junior College of Foreign Languages  , Department of English Studies for Careers
   Position   Associate Professor
Language English
Publication Date 2001/06
Type Academic Paper
Title The Use of Collaborative Webpage Design Projects for Teaching EFL, with a Focus on Japanese University Students
Contribution Type Single author
Journal CALL-EJ Online
Journal TypeJapan
Volume, Issue, Page 3(1)
Author and coauthor Iain Davey
Details The objective of this paper is to explore aspects of group webpage design projects as they relate to communicative teaching methodology. The main points are then related to a case study carried out with CALL classes at a Japanese university. The focus is the inherent authenticity and motivation claimed of Internet-based tasks and the potential for effective collaborative and task-based learning. The paper also highlights a number of other advantages, potential limitations.