民族衛生
Online ISSN : 1882-868X
Print ISSN : 0368-9395
78 巻 , 4 号
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  • Seiko KANDA, Kyohei CHINO, Yuko S. YOSHIMOTO, Junko FUJIKURA, ,JiHyoun ...
    2012 年 78 巻 4 号 p. 91-102
    発行日: 2012年
    公開日: 2012/09/21
    ジャーナル フリー
    The purpose of this study was to examine the educational effects of shokuiku taught in English as a form of international exchange in Japanese and Korean elementary schools. Food-choice software, equipped with sounds we developed for this study, was used to teach two shokuiku classes before the exchange. Three self-administered questionnaires were performed with students before and after participation in a shokuiku international exchange ; 74 responses were obtained and statistically analyzed based on gender, English learning experience and interest in/motivation for learning.
    The results were as follows :
    1) For questions related to food/nutrition, most students' responses (except regarding knowledge) did not change after the exchange compared to baseline.
    2) Statistically favorable changes in responses to English questions were only observed after the exchange. In addition, there were significant gender differences in the responses, with girls demonstrating more favorable changes, particularly in the area of self-efficacy.
    3) Knowledge scores in both food/nutrition and English instruction increased regardless of gender, English learning experience, and interest in/motivation for learning.
    The present results suggest that although shokuiku taught in English as a form of international exchange improves students' communication abilities as well as knowledge of food/nutrition and English, significant behavioral changes with respect to food/nutrition were not observed.
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