ERIC Number: ED390280
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Academic Listening: Research Perspectives.
Flowerdew, John, Ed.
A collection of essays address a variety of issues in listening in the academic context, particularly in a foreign or second language. Articles include: "Research of Relevance to Second Language Lecture Comprehension--An Overview" (John Flowerdew); "Expectation-Driven Understanding in Information Systems Lecture Comprehension" (Steve Tauroza, Desmond Allison); "The Effects of Rhetorical Signalling Cues on the Recall of English Lecture Information by Speakers of English as a Native or Second Language" (Patricia A. Dunkel, James N. Davis); "Second Language Listening Comprehension and Lecture Note-Taking" (Craig Chaudron, Lester Loschky, Janice Cook); "On-line Summaries as Representations of Lecture Understanding" (Michael Rost); "Topic Identification in Lecture Discourse" (Christa Hansen); "Variations in the Discourse Patterns Favoured by Different Disciplines and Their Pedagogical Implications" (Tony Dudley-Evans); "University Lectures--Macro-Structure and Micro-Features" (Lynne Young); "Lecture Listening in an Ethnographic Perspective" (Malcolm J. Benson); "By Dint Of: Student and Lecturer Perceptions of Lecture Comprehension in First-Term Graduate Study" (Abelle Mason); "Visual and Verbal Messages in the Engineering Lecture: Notetaking by Postgraduate L2 Students" (Philip King); "Evaluating Lecture Comprehension" (Christa Hansen, Christine Jensen); and "Training Lecturers for International Audiences" (Tony Lynch). Contents are indexed by citation and subject. (MSE)
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Computer Science, Discourse Analysis, Engineering Education, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language), Ethnography, Foreign Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Language Research, Lecture Method, Listening Comprehension, Listening Skills, Notetaking, Second Languages, Student Attitudes, Study Skills, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education, Teaching Skills, Testing
Cambridge University Press, 40 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011-4211 (hardback: ISBN-0-521-45544-8; paperback: ISBN-0-521-45551-0).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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