Issues and innovations in foreign language education

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Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation , Bloomington, Ind
Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- United St


United St

Statementby Jacqueline Benevento.
SeriesFastback ;, 222
LC ClassificationsP57.U7 B43 1985
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Pagination36 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL2873466M
ISBN 100873672224
LC Control Number84062992

Innovations include elementary school programs emphasizing language use in real-life situations, immersion, exploratory programs, schools of international studies, the international baccalaureate, and instruction beyond the classroom. The global education movement in social studies has been especially relevant for foreign language study,Author: Jacqueline Benevento.

This book provides an insight into the latest developments in the field and discusses the new trends in foreign language teaching in four major areas, namely methods and approaches, teacher training, innovation in the classroom, and evaluation and assessment.

View Extract. Hardback. ISBN See all volumes and issues Vol Vol 9, Vol 8, Vol 7, Vol 6, Vol 5, Vol 4, Vol 3, Vol 2, Vol 1, The goal of the Innovations in Language Learning and Assessment at ETS series is to publish books that document the development and validation of language assessments and that explore broader innovations related to language teaching and learning.

Compiled by leading researchers, then reviewed by the series editorial board, volumes in the series provide cutting-edge research and development related to language learning and assessment in a format that is easily accessible to language.

Judith Hanks is Associate Professor at the School of Education, University of Leeds, UK. Her research interests lie in the areas of Exploratory Practice (a form of practitioner research), language learning and teacher education, continuing professional development, and intercultural issues in language education.

Innovations in foreign language teaching depend on such factors as "relative advantage, compatibility, complexity, trialability, and observability" (Carless, ). So, the first stage of their. This edited collection presents a study of innovation in teaching, learning, assessment and teacher development practices in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

The thirteen research-based chapters in this collection examine recent innovations in English language teaching, drawing on classroom, administrative and learning experiences from. Issues in Modern Foreign Languages Teaching draws together a range of issues in the teaching of modern foreign languages into one volume that will encourage students.

Bilingualism, linguistic immersion, heritage languages, second language learning, and transformations in the entire organization of teaching and learning to accommodate classroom populations of great diversity are among the issues that Cummins addresses.

Foreign Language Teaching and Learning Aleidine J. Moeller and Theresa Catalano 1. Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, USA Abstract Foreign language teaching and learning have changed from teacher-centered to.

In the field of language acquisition, new possibilities for instructional methods have emerged from the integration of such innovations.

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The Handbook of Research on Foreign Language Education in the Digital Age presents a comprehensive examination of emerging technological tools being utilized within second language learning environments.

Highlighting theoretical frameworks, multidisciplinary perspectives, and technical trends, this book. 'This collection is a treasure trove of innovative concepts and ideas for improving classroom teaching and learning for teachers, teacher educators, researchers and other stake-holders concerned with critical issues related to innovation and change in English language education.

Not only does this book offer an up-to-date critical perspective, it is also a highly relevant and useful resource for all those interested in language teacher development Reviews: 1. The study was conducted with 11 multigrade class teachers teaching foreign language classes in eight primary schools having multigrade classes in Tarsus County in Mersin in education year.

Innovations in Foreign Language Education. Arnall, Gail C. The report details developments in three areas of United States foreign language instruction, each reflecting major changes in the way foreign language educators think about their role and the way in which they structure the learning process for students.

Foreign language education: issues and strategies. Responsibility. edited by Amado M. Padilla, Halford H. Fairchild, Concepción M. Valadez. Imprint. Newbury Park, Calif.: Sage Publications, c Physical description. p.: 1 ill. ; 23 cm. Series. Sage focus editions ; vol.

Issues in Modern Foreign Languages Teaching draws together a range of issues in the teaching of modern foreign languages into one volume that will encourage students and newly qualified teachers to consider and reflect on the issues so that they can make a reasoned and informed judgement about their teaching of MFL.

It will be relevant for students and newly qualified teachers at both primary. Technological innovations are part of education and English language teaching, but not all have staying power.

The novelty of some innovations will wear out, and there are growing concerns about privacy and data protection. Only the innovations that come with. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: 1 illustration ; 23 cm. Contents: Part I.

Political and historical perspectives --Second-language education: issues and perspectives / G. Richard Tucker --Foreign language instruction in the United States / Lynn Thompson [and others] --Part ch perspectives in immersion and foreign. Foreign-language education needs to change dramatically to become more useful for students in the global economy, David Young and J.B.

Buxton write. Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching. List of issues Latest articles Partial Access; Volume 14 Volume 13 Volume 12 Books; Keep up to date. Register to receive personalised research and resources by email.

current foreign language education curriculum. The article argues, however, that as we try to keep pace with new research and curricular innovations, adopting a stance of principled electism requires us to look at some other trends and issues likely to impact on classroom practice.

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While the article will look at. It’s not easy to find effective resources for learning languages. Some are silly games, under the guise of “language learning“. Others are flashcard software that teach you words. The most interesting and comprehensive resource – is Innovative Language.

I’ve used them to learn Japanese, German and Korean to varying degrees. The findings highlight three issues that concern a potential common framework of language teacher education (Ziegler et al.

a, 58–59): the issue of being a professional European language teacher at the individual identity level; the ever growing need for more coherent professionalization at the individual’s professional level, and the.

Finally, Henrichsen discusses the consequences of the ELEC effort and draws some general principles from the particulars of this historical case study. This unique work will be of interest to anyone involved in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages or interested in the promotion of innovations in education or other fields.

The teacher education sessions at the top-down and bottom-up stages were in stark contrast with each other. One was informed by cognitive theory and regarded teacher learning as an internal cognitive process isolated from the social context it was situated in (Lenneberg, ).The other was situated in socio-cultural theory, which “focuses on what teachers know, honors what they know.

The Best Higher Education Books Of uses virtual reality to improve the way people learn or teach English as a foreign language. to step up its march toward education innovation. Language education – the process and practice of teaching a second or foreign language – is primarily a branch of applied linguistics, but can be an interdisciplinary field.

There are four main learning categories for language education: communicative competencies, proficiencies, cross-cultural experiences, and multiple literacies.

The field of language education is changing at an ever-increasing rate. Traditional notions of education are giving way to newer, more innovative ways of thinking about how we learn, teach and acquire knowledge. This research report has been prepared to help educational leaders and teachers understand current trends in language education.

The United States is the only industrialized country that begins its foreign language education at the age of Most other countries, such as China and France, begin at the age of 8 or Not only do foreign language programs begin at a later age in the United States, there have also been less students participating in these programs.

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She conducts research into classroom discourse and interaction, dialogic pedagogy and teacher education.

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Click here to choose a language and start learning today! Name E-Mail* Refresh. Text in the box.An examination of curriculum innovations that are shaped by new ideas about digital media and learning. Although ideas about digital media and learning have become an important area for educational research, little attention has been given to the practical and conceptual implications for the school curriculum.

In this book, Ben Williamson examines a series of contemporary curriculum.Modern Foreign Languages in the United States (New York: Macmillan, ). to foreign language study in this country, the skills of teachers, and the perceived irrelevance of communicative ability in a foreign language for most American students, the study advocated reading a foreign language as a more reasonable goal.5 This recommendation.