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Yamada, Kiyomi – Education Research and Perspectives, 2013
This paper explores, from a sociocultural perspective, the nature and functions of "zemi" or seminars in which Japanese undergraduate students received group supervision for research and thesis writing. The study also investigates how the "zemi" contributed to completion of their theses. It was found that the "zemi"…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Sociocultural Patterns, Undergraduate Students, Supervision