Bridging the technical vocabulary gap for tertiary students moving from Chinese medium secondary education


Grant Data
Project Title
Bridging the technical vocabulary gap for tertiary students moving from Chinese medium secondary education
Principal Investigator
Professor Johnson, Robert Keith   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Fan   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
1994-01-01
Completion Date
1995-12-31
Amount
110000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Language Fund
Funding Year
1994/1995
Status
Completed
Objectives
To conduct research to establish the size and nature of the technical vocabulary problem for students moving from Chinese medium secondary to English medium tertiary education in 7 disciplines: Geography, History, Economics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and to assess the effectiveness of a range of vocabulary learning strategies.