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ERIC Number: ED375677
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 170
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-85359-186-6
Tasks in Pedagogical Context: Integrating Theory and Practice. Multilingual Matters 94.
Crookes, Graham, Ed.; Gass, Susan M., Ed.
These six essays discuss the use of tasks as pedagogical tools in second language instruction, particularly in the contexts of curriculum and syllabus design. The essays are: (1) "Units of Analysis in Syllabus Design: The Case for Task" (Michael H. Long and Graham Crookes); (2) "Task-Based Syllabus Design: Selecting, Grading and Sequencing Tasks" (David Nunan); (3) "The Name of the Task and the Task of Naming: Methodological Aspects of Task-Based Pedagogy" (B. Kumaravadivelu); (4) "Towards an Educational Framework for Teacher-Led Tasks" (David Berwick); (5) "Critical Episodes: Reference Points for Analyzing a Task in Action" (Virginia Samuda and Patricia L. Rounds); and (6) "Evaluating Language Learning Tasks in the Classroom" (Dermont F. Murphy). Each chapter contains a reference list. (MDM)
Multilingual Matters Ltd., 1900 Frost Road, Suite 101, Bristol, PA 19007 (hardback: ISBN-1-85359-187-4; paperback: ISBN-1-85359-186-6).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A