ERIC Number: ED275137
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar
Reference Count: 0
On TESOL '83. The Question of Control. Selected Papers from the Annual Convention of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (17th, Toronto, Canada, March 15-20, 1983).
Handscombe, Jean, Ed.; And Others
The conference papers presented in this volume explore various aspects of a central question: how will computers be used in language teaching or, more broadly, who will be in control? The volume is divided into three sections: Critical Interactions, Promising Approaches, and Political Influences. Papers included within each of these categories are summarized in introductory remarks preceding each section. Titles of the papers are as follows""The Promise and Threat of Microcomputers for Language Learners" (plenary address); "The Organization of Interaction in Elementary Classrooms"; "Contrasts in Teachers' Language Use in a Chinese-English Bilingual Classroom"; "Formulaic Speech in Early Classroom Second Language Development"; "Language Is Culture: Textbuilding Conventions in Oral Narrative"; "Bilingual Education for Native Americans: the Argument from Studies of Variational English"; "ESL Readers' Internalized Models of the Reading Process"; "A Cloze is a Cloze is a Cloze?"; "A Transfer Curriculum for Teaching Content-based ESL in the Elementary School"; "The Role of Formal Rules in Pronunciation Instruction"; "Developing Expectations for Text in Adult Beginning ESL Readers"; "Patterns and Perils of Guessing in Second Language Reading"; "The Organizational Patterns of Adult ESL Student Narratives: Report of a Pilot Study"; "Some Limitations in Teaching Composition"; "In Search of the Key: Research and Practice in Composition"; "From Communicative Competence to Cultural Competence"; "Do You Have the Key?"; "The Communicative Orientation of Language Teaching: An Observation Scheme"; "'Fifth Business' in the Classroom"; "TESOL as a Political Act: a Moral Question"; and "Where Do YOU Stand in the Classroom?--A Consideration of Roles, Rules and Priorities in the Language Classroom." (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Bilingual Education, Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Cloze Procedure, Communicative Competence (Languages), Cultural Context, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Language Usage, Microcomputers, Political Influences, Pronunciation Instruction, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Second Language Instruction, Student Behavior, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Note: For individual papers, see FL 016 036-056.