Mary S. Lawrence's research while affiliated with University of Michigan and other places

Publications (2)

Article
[This is the third of a three-part report on the development of a program at the English Language Institute which uses documentary films for the improvement of aural comprehension, speaking, writing, and reading in English as a second language. Part I was a general description of the program; Part II was a discussion of the writing aspects of the p...
Article
[These are the first two parts of a three-part report on the development of a program at the English Language Institute which uses documentary films for the improvement of aural comprehension, speaking, writing, and reading in English as a second language. Part I is a general description of the program; Part II is a discussion of the writing aspect...

Citations

... He supposed that one aspect of listening comprehension which is the psychomotor process of receiving sound waves through the ear and transmitting nerve impulses to the brain. In addition, listening involves auditory discrimination, aural grammar, selecting information, remembering it, and connecting it to the process between sound and form of meaning Morley (1972). Listening as an active process requiring the same skills of prediction, hypothesizing, checking, revising, and generalizing. ...
... Los autores proponen un modelo provisional que permite observar cómo las variables pueden interactuar en la comprensión de una L2. De similar manera, Morley and Lawrence (1971), entregan ciertos principios para optimizar la escucha: tener propósitos claramente definidos en las lecciones, elaborar y planificar cuidadosamente las actividades, exigir la participación activa de los estudiantes en la estructura de la tarea, integrar una necesidad comunicativa que propicie la concentración, enfatizar la memorización consciente, y focalizarse en el proceso más que en el Doblele | n.º 5 | Diciembre 2019 producto, integrando retroalimentación y no solo evaluación o medición de la escucha. Del mismo modo, es importante tomar en cuenta las dificultades que debe enfrentar el aprendiz en la escucha para un mejor diseño instruccional. ...