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LINGUIST List 21.1224

Thu Mar 11 2010

Books: Applied Ling/Lang Acquisition: O'Rourke, Carson (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Fatemeh Abdollahi <fatemehlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Christian Bieri, Language Learner Autonomy: Policy, Curriculum, Classroom: O'Rourke, Carson (Eds)

Message 1: Language Learner Autonomy: Policy, Curriculum, Classroom: O'Rourke, Carson (Eds)
Date: 08-Mar-2010
From: Christian Bieri <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: Language Learner Autonomy: Policy, Curriculum, Classroom: O'Rourke, Carson (Eds)
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Title: Language Learner Autonomy: Policy, Curriculum, Classroom
Subtitle: A Festschrift in honour of David Little
Series Title: Contemporary Studies in Descriptive Linguistics. Vol. 3
Published: 2010
Publisher: Peter Lang AG

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.com/Index.cfm?vLang=E&vSiteID=4&vSiteName=BookDetail%2Ecfm&VID=11980

Editor: Breffni O'Rourke
Editor: Lorna Carson
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039119806 Pages: 439 Price: U.S. $ 82.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039119806 Pages: 439 Price: U.K. £ 48.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039119806 Pages: 439 Price: Europe EURO 53.30 Comment: for Germany EURO 57.00, for Austria EURO 58.60 (incl. VAT)

This volume offers a collection of essays addressing contemporary issues in
foreign and second language education. In particular, it addresses language
learner autonomy, both as a theoretical construct and in relation to areas
of application such as the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR),
the European Language Portfolio (ELP), teacher training, Content and
Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), and minority language provision. The
contributors - well-known researchers, policy makers, teachers and teacher
trainers - provide a multi-faceted insight into an innovative and
influential approach to language education.

David Little, to whom the volume is dedicated, was Associate Professor of
Applied Linguistics and Head of the School of Linguistic, Speech and
Communication Sciences at Trinity College Dublin. He is recognised
worldwide as a leading proponent of the theory of language learner
autonomy, and has been a driving force behind many influential language
education initiatives internationally.

Contents: Leo van Lier: Foreword: Agency, Self and Identity in Language
Learning - Lorna Carson/Breffni O'Rourke: Introduction: Language and
Learners, Interdependence and Autonomy - Viljo Kohonen: Autonomy, Agency
and Community in FL Education: Developing Site-based Understanding through
a University and School Partnership - Lienhard Legenhausen: Group Work,
Weak Learners and the Autonomous Classroom: Indirect Support for the
Interaction Hypothesis? - Ema Ushioda: Researching Growth in Autonomy
through I-Statement Analysis - Naoko Aoki/Osaka University students: A
Community of Practice as a Space for Collaborative Student Teacher Autonomy
- Leni Dam: Developing Learner Autonomy with Adult Immigrants: A Case Study
- Dieter Wolff: Developing Curricula for CLIL: Issues and Problems - Bernd
Rüschoff: Authenticity in Language Learning Revisited: Materials,
Processes, Aims - Bernd Voss: Language Teaching in Higher Education and the
TCD Language Modules - Lorna Carson: Innovation and Autonomy in an
Institution-Wide Language Programme - Ewelina Debaene/David Singleton: The
Language Educational Experience of Polish Migrants in France and Ireland -
Lorraine Leeson: Supporting Academic Success for the Irish Deaf Community -
John Harris: Attitude Motivation in the Early Learning of Foreign Languages
and Minority Second Languages - Muiris Ó Laoire: Change and Challenge in
the Teaching of Irish - Pádraig Ó Riagáin:Implementing International
Standards for Minority Language Policy: The Framework Convention for the
Protection of National Minorities and Moldova between 2000 and 2005 -
Waldemar Martyniuk: Assessing Competences at the End of Compulsory
Schooling: The Polish Case - Androula Yiakoumetti/Edith Esch: Educational
Complexities inherent in Bidialectal Communities and the Potential
Contribution of the Common European Framework of Reference to
Second-dialect Development - Joseph Sheils: Council of Europe Policy for
Plurilingual Education - Rolf Schärer: The European Language Portfolio:
Goals, Boundaries and Timelines - Hanne Thomsen: This is My Portfolio:
Telling the Story of My Learning - Manolis Sisamakis: The Motivational
Potential of the European Language Portfolio - Philip Riley: Reflections on
Identity, Modernity and the European Language Portfolio.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition

Written In: English (eng )

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