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Title: Fostering meaningful learning, focusing on vocabulary skills development through songs as a pedagogical tool in SFL in second graders. Aura Cristina Moreno Viasus Corporacion Universitaria Minuto de Dios B.A in English Language Teaching Faculty of education Bogotá 2015
Authors: Herrera Mateus, Catalina
Moreno Viasus, Aura Cristina
Keywords: Meaningful learning
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Corporación Universitaria Minuto de Dios
Abstract: The research project reported here is a qualitative research focuses on meaningful learning and vocabulary skills development through songs as a pedagogical tool in Spanish Foreign Classroom in second graders. This research was carried out with twenty two students at River View Public School in Canada during ten Spanish lessons. The data collection instruments used were video recording and transcripts, think aloud and students artifacts. During the analysis process was taking into account documentation, identification, organization, categorization of the data, and the connection of the data to show how one concept may influence another. The analysis of data revealed evidence for a major role of relevant cognitive structure in meaningful learning. The findings of this study provide qualified support to Ausubel's teaching approach of meaningful learning and the benefits that students gain by the use of songs as a pedagogical tool.
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