Teaching for Understanding (TfU) is one of the educational pedagogies developed in a Harvard University project. This study first introduces the framework of TfU with its brief history and background philosophy. It also compares TfU to other educational pedagogies often used in monolingual classrooms of various subjects. Finally, based on the observation of the above, better teaching and learning ideas in Japanese university level Foreign Language English classroom will be presented.
學苑 = GAKUEN 834 2-14, 2010-04-01