ERIC Number: ED482751
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
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Form and Meaning: Multiple Perspectives. Issues in Language Program Direction: A Series of Annual Volumes.
Lee, James F., Ed.; Valdman, Albert, Ed.
This collection of papers is divided into three parts. After "Introduction" (James F. Lee and Albert Valdman), Part 1, "Theoretical Aspects of Focus on Form," includes "What Form to Focus On? Linguistics, Language Awareness, and the Education of L2 Teachers" (Cristina Sanz); "Five Types of Input and the Various Relationships between Form and Meaning" (James F. Lee); "Processing Instruction as Form-Meaning Connections: Issues in Theory and Research" (Bill VanPatten); and "Attention, Awareness, and Focus on Form Research: A Critical Overview" (Ronald P. Leow). Part 2, "The Teaching Context for Focus on Form," includes "Classroom Talk: Form, Meaning, and Activity Theory" (Celeste Kinginger) and "Meaning and Form in Classroom-Based SLA Research: Reflections from a College Foreign Language Perspective" (Heidi Byrnes). Part 3, "Pedagogical Applications," includes "Toward a Pedagogical Discourse of Grammar: Techniques for Teaching Word-Order Constructions" (Carl S. Blyth); "The Effect of Explicit Training on Successful Circumlocution: A Classroom Study" (Mary Ellen Scullen and Sarah Jourdain); "Relationships between the Process of Reading, Word Inferencing, and Incidental Word Acquisition" (Susanne Rott); and "Linking Form and Meaning in Reading: An Example of Action Research" (Catherine C. Fraser). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Action Research, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Form Classes (Languages), Grammar, Higher Education, Language Teachers, Linguistics, Morphology (Languages), Preservice Teacher Education, Reading Processes, Second Language Instruction, Teachers, Word Order
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Identifiers: Meaning Construction
Note: Prepared by the American Association of University Supervisors, Coordinators, and Directors of Foreign Language Programs.