Simon R. Downes

Simon R. Downes
Avalon University School of Medicine

MD PhD candidate

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An early English language immersion programme was implemented in the Elementary school at Katoh Gakuen, in Numazu City, Japan, in April 1992. Although its students have demonstrated academic achievement and first language proficiency comparable to students in immersion programmes in North America (Bostwick, 1999, 2000), parents who are reluctant to...
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Thesis (Ph. D. in Psychology)--University of Tsukuba, (A), no. 2755, 2002.3.25 Includes bibliographical references
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Achievement studies were undertaken to provide an indication of the success of the immersion students participating in the Japanese immersion program in Anchorage, Alaska. Data was collected from 51 students attending Grades 4 and 7 in partial-immersion programs. Students' achievement in mathematics, science, social studies, and English language sk...
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The Japanese Vocabulary Test (Hattori, 1989, 1990, 1997) was used as an index to determine whether the Japanese language development of English language immersion students at Katoh Gakuen, a private school in Numazu City, ... http://www.tulips.tsukuba.ac.jp/mylimedio/dl/page.do?issueid=566714&tocid=100033627&page=199-202
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While numerous studies over the last 30 years have pointed to the success of the immersion program overseas. Iapanese educators and parents hesitate to conclude that the same results are obtainable in japan. In light of recent changes ... http://www.tulips.tsukuba.ac.jp/mylimedio/dl/page.do?issueid=436511&tocid=100026476&page=167-174
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