University Students' Perceptions of NESTs' and NNESTs' Class Management in English Conversation Classes of an English Camp

영어캠프에서 원어민과 비원어민 교수의 수업운영에 대한 대학생들의 인식 연구

  • 방준 (부산광역시영재교육진흥원)
  • Received : 2017.01.02
  • Accepted : 2017.01.31
  • Published : 2017.04.28


The purpose of this paper was to explore university students' perceptions on NEST(Native English-speaking Teacher)s and NNEST(Nonnative English-speaking Teacher)s who taught in an English camp of A university. 172 university students participating in the English camp during the vacation were asked to fill out a questionnaire including the satisfaction with the camp, NESTs' and NNESTs' general teaching qualifications, class management, and teaching contents. The data were analyzed through frequency, Pearson's Chi-square test and Fisher exact test. The research found that students were satisfied with NESTs' and NNESTs' classes in the camp. The students recognized that NESTs offered interesting classes while NNESTs prepared and taught the classes well. They also pointed out that NESTs instantly managed classes while NNESTs tended to rely on textbooks and offered more materials in classes. They realized that NNESTs focused more on English speaking, gave students more feedbacks about students' outcomes, and communicated with students more effectively. The paper provides pedagogical implications for more effective NESTs' and NNESTs' teaching.


High Education;Native English-speaking Teachers;Nonnative English-speaking Teachers;University Students' Perceptions;English Camp


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