Network-based Language Teaching: Concepts and Practice

Network-based Language Teaching: Concepts and Practice

Paperback Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series

Edited by Mark Warschauer, Edited by Richard Kern, Series edited by Michael H. Long, Series edited by Jack C. Richards


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  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 144mm x 228mm x 18mm | 399g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2000
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge
  • ISBN 10: 0521667429
  • ISBN 13: 9780521667425
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Illustrations note: 7 halftones 12 tables
  • Sales rank: 1,064,033

Product description

This text provides a critical collection of recent research in on-line communication for second language learning. The paperback edition provides a critical collection of recent research in on-line communication for second language learning, including uses of e-mail, real-time writing, and the Web. Chapters analyze the theories underlying computer-assisted learning, explore the contexts that affect network-based teaching, and examine the linguistic nature of computer-mediated interaction in both textual and multimedia environments. This book will be of vital importance to language teachers and researchers, as well as to readers with a general interest in linguistics, computer-mediated communication, and education.

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Table of contents

1 Introduction: Theory and Practice of Network-Based Language Teaching; 2 Curriculum Innovation in TEFL: Technologies Supporting Socio-collaborative Language Learning in Bulgaria; 3 Online Learning in Second Language Classrooms: An Ethnographic Study; 4 Negotiation in Cyberspace: The Role of Chatting in the Development of Grammatical Competence; 5 Writing into Change: Style-Shifting in Asynchronous Electronic Discourse; 6 Computers and Collaborative Writing in the Foreign Language Curriculum; 7 Networked Multimedia Environments for Second Language Acquisition; 8 An Electronic Literacy Approach to Network-Based Language Teaching; 9 Task-Based Language Learning via Audio-Visual Networks: The LEVERAGE Project; 10 Is Network-based Learning CALL?