Mindsets and Foreign Language Learning

Michael Berg
Saturday, 19 January 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Despite the marked impact they have been shown to have in the classroom, growth/fixed mindsets are an under-researched area of foreign language learning (Lou & Noels, 2014; Mercer & Ryan, 2009). My research involves how these mindsets interface with students’ background factors and proficiency.

Michael Berg has been in Japan over 10 years now. He teaches at 4 different universities, and currently is pursuing a doctorate in education at the University of Liverpool.