Students’ Attitudes Toward Project-based Learning in an Intermediate Spanish Course



Contemporary foreign language education is a state of disarray. Because of the advancement of technology within the past 10 years alone, there is a constant questioning of proper methods for teaching a foreign language. Using culturally relevant andragogy (Parker, 2019) as a framework, this study sought to understand students’ attitudes toward the usage of project-based learning as a curriculum approach in higher education. After experiencing such a curriculum, students were surveyed. Results of the survey indicated that students generally liked project-based learning but felt that there were certain drawbacks with its measuring of success and implementation.

Author Biography

Jerry L Parker, Southeastern Louisiana University

Instructor, Undergraduate Coordinator, and Director, Foreign Language Resource Center Department of World Languages and Cultures Southeastern Louisiana University


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