Yinjian Jiang

Work place: School of Foreign Languages, Guangdong Polytechnic Normal University, Guangzhou, 510665, China

E-mail: georgina29@126.com


Research Interests: Natural Language Processing


Yinjian Jiang was graduated from School of Foreign Languages Studies, the University of Xiangtan Normal in 1993. She was graduated from School of Foreign Languages, Hunan Normal University and gained MA degree in 1999. She is an Associate Professor at the School of Foreign Languages, Guangdong Polytechnic Normal University from currently. She has been working at Zhongnan University of Technology in Changshan from 1993~2000. She has published 20 journal papers in the field of language learning and teaching, computer assisted language learning, and applied linguistics. Currently, she is conducting three research projects and has carried out interesting research findings. Miss Jiang is a director of the Centre for Studies of Advanced English.

Author Articles
Analyzing the Influencing Factors of Group Learning: A Mixed Approach

By Jianhua Zhao Yinjian Jiang

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijmecs.2009.01.03, Pub. Date: 8 Oct. 2009

The purpose of this paper is to explore which factors influence group learning content, and content analysis is chosen as the research method. The sample for this study is the literature of group learning. 35 books and 1 paper was examined. The coding system for the content analysis is an opened and a self-expanded system in this study, which means that the original coding system can be updated if the new coding item is developed during the data collection. A total of 62 influencing factors are identified in terms of the content analysis. In order to organise them systematically, we categorised them into four aggregations according to one model of the group learning processes:planning, organising, learning process, and evaluation. The result of this study may be used to design a questionnaire and to model group learning process in our further research.

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