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Teaching And Researching Writing

Author : Ken Hyland
ISBN : 0582423384
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This authoritative introduction provides a highly readable and up-to-date guide to the major themes and developments in current writing theory, research and teaching. Teaching and Researching: Writing is designed for anyone looking for an overview of current views on writing and the ways theory has been translated into teaching and research. Covering important theoretical and conceptual issues, the book addresses current key questions, and includes a detailed chapter offering suggestions for research projects illustrated with case studies.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Teaching And Researching Reading

Author : William Grabe
ISBN : 0582369959
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 76.92 MB
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Written for language professionals who have a special interest in reading, this volume helps teachers understand the complex nature of reading and provides basic research inquiry to their expertise as teachers.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Teaching And Researching Speaking

Author : Rebecca Hughes
ISBN : 9781317862758
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Speaking is a dynamic, interpersonal process and one that strongly influences how we are perceived by others in a range of formal and everyday contexts. Despite this, speaking is often researched and taught as if it is simply writing delivered in a different mode. In Teaching and Researching Speaking, Rebecca Hughes suggests that we have less understanding than we might of important meaning-making aspects of speech such as prosody, gaze, affect, and the ways speakers collaborate and negotiate with one another in interaction. This thoroughly revised and updated second edition looks to the future of the field, offering: A new chapter on assessment, discussing 'high stakes' oral language testing contexts such as immigration New material considering access to spoken data via the worldwide web and new technologies that allow neurolinguistic insights formerly hidden from view Summaries and case studies to help the reader understand how to approach researching speaking and encourages practitioners to question the models of speaking that they are using in their classrooms. Reviewing materials and assessment practices in the light of current knowledge about spoken language, and highlighting areas for new work and collaboration between researchers and practitioners, this book will be a valuable resource for anyone involved in language teaching.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Teaching And Researching Listening

Author : Michael Rost
ISBN : 9781317862666
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Teaching and Researching Listening provides a focused, state-of-the-art treatment of the linguistic, psycholinguistic and pragmatic processes that are involved in oral language use, and shows how these processes influence listening in a range of practical contexts. Through understanding the interaction between these processes, language educators and researchers can develop more robust research methods and more effective classroom language teaching approaches. In this fully revised and updated second edition, the book: examines a full range of teaching methods and research initiatives related to listening gives definitions of key concepts in neurolinguistics and psycholinguistics provides a clear agenda for implementing listening strategies and designing tests offers an abundance of resources for immediate use for teaching and research Featuring insightful quotes and concept boxes, chapter overviews and summaries to guide the reader, Teaching and Researching Listening will engage and inform teachers, teacher trainers and researchers investigating communicative language use.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Writing Teaching And Researching History In The Electronic Age

Author : Dennis A. Trinkle
ISBN : 0765601796
Genre : Computers
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Fifteen leading pioneers in the marriage of computer technology to history look at how computer technology is changing historical research, teaching, and publication, and how history as a discipline may be altered.
Category: Computers

Second Language Writing

Author : Ken Hyland
ISBN : 0521534305
Genre : Education
File Size : 85.91 MB
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Providing an authoritative, readable, and up-to-date guide to teaching writing to ESL Students, this book offers both pre- & in-service teachers advice that is grounded in current theory & research.
Category: Education

Teaching And Researching Reading

Author : William Peter Grabe
ISBN : 9781317862796
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Teaching and Researching Reading was first written to help language professionals understand the complex nature of reading. Now in a thoroughly updated and improved second edition, the book expands connections from research on reading to instructional practices and teacher-initiated action research. Offering an updated overview of reading theory, it summarises key ideas and issues in first and second language contexts. In addition to providing insightful research analyses, Grabe and Stoller offer practical advice for practitioners and researchers, including evidence-based teaching ideas and a multi-step iterative process for conducting meaningful action research on reading-related topics. The volume outlines 29 projects for teacher adaptation and use, as well as numerous new or substantially expanded resource materials that can be used for both action research and classroom instruction. Learning aids featured throughout the volume include · key concept boxes and a glossary of key terms · quote boxes highlighting critical issues in the field · resource lists of relevant journals, books and websites Fully revised throughout, with a range of new exemplary L1 and L2 research studies and an entirely new chapter on the move from research implications to instructional applications, this second edition of Teaching and Researching Listening is an invaluable resource for teacher trainers, practicing teachers, materials writers and researchers alike.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Teaching And Researching Computer Assisted Language Learning

Author : Ken Beatty
ISBN : 0582329000
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Computers increasingly play an important role in education, particularly language learning. But Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL) is constantly undergoing change because of technological advances that create opportunities to revisit old ideas, to conduct new research and to challenge established beliefs about the ways in which teaching and learning can be carried out both with and without a human teacher. This book offers teachers and researchers a better understanding of CALL through: A comprehensive overview of CALL Step-by-step instructions on conducting research projects in CALL Extensive resources in the form of contacts, websites and free software references A glossary of terms related to CALL CALL is a field tied closely to other areas of study within applied linguistics such as autonomy in language learning, as well as to the teaching of particular language skills. It also reaches out to other disciplines such as computer science. Exploring research opportunities and practice in CALL encourages innovation, both in the use of new technology and in our ways of working imaginatively with it to create new learning opportunities. Dr Ken Beatty is Senior Lecturer for Information Technology in the Division of Languages at City University of Hong Kong.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Real World Writing For Secondary Students

Author : Jessica Singer Early
ISBN : 9780807753866
Genre : Education
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One of the most important ways to scaffold a successful transition from high school to college is to teach real-world, gate-opening writing genres, such as college admission essays. This book describes a writing workshop for ethnically and linguistically diverse high school students where students receive instruction on specific genre features of the college admission essay. The authors present both the theoretical grounding and the concrete strategies teachers crave, including an outline of specific workshop lessons, teaching calendars, and curricular suggestions. This text encourages secondary teachers to think of writing as a vital tool for all students to succeed academically and professionally. Appropriate for courses and teacher professional development, this accessible book: Reconceptualizes the ways in which writing can best serve marginalized students, examines research-based curricular and teaching approaches for the secondary school classroom, provides a writing workshop framework for creating a college admissions essay complete with lesson-planning materials, activities, handouts, bibliographic resources, and more, includes student perspectives and work samples, offering insight into the lives and struggles of diverse adolescents.
Category: Education