Examining Listening

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Examining Listening

Author : Ardeshir Geranpayeh
ISBN : 9781107602632
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This volume examines the nature of second language listening proficiency and how it can be assessed. The book highlights the need for test developers to provide a clear explication of the ability constructs which underpin the tests they offer in the public domain. This is increasingly necessary if claims about the validity of test score interpretation and use are to be supported both logically and with empirical evidence. It operationalises a comprehensive test validation framework which adopts a socio-cognitive perspective. The framework embraces six core components, examining and then analysing Cambridge ESOL listening tasks from the following perspectives: Test Taker; Cognitive Validity; Context Validity; Scoring Validity; Criterion-related Validity; and Consequential Validity.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Exploring Listening Strategy Instruction Through Action Research

Author : Joseph Siegel
ISBN : 9781137521903
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Listening in a second language is challenge for students and teachers alike. This book provides a personal account of an action research intervention involving listening strategy instruction that investigated the viability of this innovative pedagogy in the Japanese university context.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Listening

Author : Judi Brownell
ISBN : CORNELL:31924100395569
Genre : Business & Economics
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The new Third Edition of this text encourages students to view listening as a process involving six interrelated components. Each component is developed along the parallel dimensions of theory and skill building. Within the unifying theoretical framework of the HURIER model, students not only develop an understanding of the listening process, they also acquire specific, observable listening skills. This behavioral approach enables students to increase their listening effectiveness while developing an understanding of listening-related research and theory. The impact of culture, technology, and globalization is also explored. Ethical questions are raised through sidebars, and students are challenged to consider the responsibilities associated with listening behavior. Extensive self-assessment instruments, individual and group activities, and case studies further distinguish this engaging text. Students readily recognize the important role listening plays in their daily lives and acquire strategies to improve their listening behavior. New to the Third Edition The new edition has an increased emphasis on listening purpose and context as variables in determining which components of the HURIER model will be most important for listening effectiveness. The increased emphasis will move students from skill development to how skills are applied to achieve desired results. A new section on Emotional Intelligence now appears in Chapter 6, showing its relevance to interpreting messages and explaining how emotional intelligence can improve listening skills. A new section on appreciative listening appears in Chapter 3 to help students respond to today's stressful environment and the need for approaches to relaxation. Because the rapid increase in technology has changed the way we listen, more coverage on listening and technology has been added throughout the text. The new edition has been thoroughly updated with current research and new examples to provide the most recent information available. Praise for "Listening: Attitudes, Principles, and Skills" "[This text] includes fabulous activities and application exercises, case studies, and concise chapters. . . . I have already adopted this book and, in the face of other listening texts reviewed, will remain with this text. . . ." "Lisa Abramson, Western Oregon University" "The HURIER model and organizing the book around it are major strengths of this book. . .[which are] especially important when teachers are increasingly required to measure course outcomes as part of program assessment." "Thomas Marshall, Robert Morris University"
Category: Business & Economics

New York Supreme Court

Author : J. Hooker Hamersley, William C. Whitney, Elliott F. Shepard
ISBN : LLMC:NYA316TUR90O
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Communication

Author : Kristin K. Froemling
ISBN : STANFORD:36105215325494
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Communication: The Handbook is a unique learning tool that introduces and reinforces key communication content in a practical handbook format that readers will choose to keep and use throughout professional careers. The highly readable and accessible chapters and modules use brief content sections, hands-on applications, and skill development to cover the essential communication skills and theory that will help readers learn to manage their interpersonal relationships, interact competently in group situations, and deliver effective public presentations.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Spoken English

Author : Andrew M. Wilkinson
ISBN : UIUC:30112088342214
Genre : English language
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Category: English language

The Making Of The Achiever

Author : Allan Cox
ISBN : 0345335112
Genre : Business & Economics
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The author identifies the four qualities of an achiever and the characteristics they comprise and provides a series of quizzes and exercises called Written Action Plans to help improve executive performance
Category: Business & Economics

The Handbook Of Listening

Author : Debra L. Worthington
ISBN : 9781119554141
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Handbook of Listening is a comprehensive overview of the field of listening for advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, scholars, and practitioners. First comprehensive academic reference resource dedicated to listening Provides a broad, authoritative, cross-disciplinary overview of key methodological, conceptual, and theoretical issues in the field Covers methods; disciplinary foundations; teaching listening; contexts and applications; and emerging perspectives Original chapters written by a group of international scholars in the field of learning
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Exploring Language Arts In The Elementary Classroom

Author : John W. Stewig
ISBN : UOM:49015002072024
Genre : Education
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This text provides information on all the facets of language arts (listening, speaking, writing, and reading) and the connections among these areas, while using childrens literature to facilitate learning. Featuring many activities and teaching suggestions, this text is a practical resource with solid research and theory.
Category: Education

Report Of The Director

Author : College Entrance Examination Board
ISBN : UCAL:B2940917
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American Broadcasting

Author : Lawrence Wilson Lichty
ISBN : WISC:89033926908
Genre : Radio broadcasting
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Category: Radio broadcasting

Public Speaking

Author : Gary T. Hunt
ISBN : 0137388071
Genre : Public speaking
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Category: Public speaking