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Article http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2024.01.003

A Study of the Production-oriented Approach-based Application of Micro Lecture in a College Oral English Course in the Blended Teaching and Learning Environment

Qi Kuang

Department of Foreign Languages, Nanjing University of Science and Technology Zijin College, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.

*Corresponding author: Qi Kuang

Published: March 1,2024

Abstract

The emergence and development of micro-lecture are promoted by the blended teaching and learning environment. Micro-lecture has been widely applied to college English teaching. It improves learning efficiency resulting from highlighting the focus of teaching and enhances interest in learning resulting from an active teaching atmosphere. It also features flexible regulation of learning time and emphasis on students' autonomous learning. The application of micro lecture, in the motivating, enabling, and assessing stages of the Production-oriented Approach (POA) embedded in a college oral English course in the blended teaching and learning environment, can enhance teacher-student collaboration as well as the teacher’s leading role and scaffolding, so as to promote effective learning. The combination of micro-lecture with POA is promising, but it also brings challenges. Future research can address these challenges by centering on the ways to improve students’ learning ability and learning autonomy, the proper evaluation of the efficacy of micro-lectures, and the proper adjustment of discourse in micro-lecture teaching.

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How to cite this paper

A Study of the Production-oriented Approach-based Application of Micro Lecture in a College Oral English Course in the Blended Teaching and Learning Environment

How to cite this paper: Qi Kuang. (2024). A Study of the Production-oriented Approach-based Application of Micro Lecture in a College Oral English Course in the Blended Teaching and Learning Environment.The Educational Review, USA8(1), 27-32.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2024.01.003