ERIC Number: ED413759
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Actas de la 4th mesa redonda sobre investigacion en "Lenguas Extranjeras" en la Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana 1996. (Proceedings from the 4th Roundtable on Investigation in Foreign Languages in the Autonomous Metropolitan University 1996).
Zoreda, Margaret Lee, Comp.; Diop, Mamoudou Si, Comp.; Vivaldo Lima, Javier, Comp.
The articles included in this volume were selected as exemplary papers from the conference in Mexico. The goal of the forum was to provide an opportunity for researchers from the three branches of the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (UAM) to meet and discuss research projects currently in progress at the university. The works presented here reflect the wide interests and research priorities that are currently being investigated in the field of foreign language education. Papers include: "The Literary Text as a Reflective Tool and Active Reading Experience in the Foreign Language Classroom (Yvonne Cansigno Gutierrez, Luz Maria Reyna Malvaez Swain); "The Attitude of the University Student Toward Learning English and Its Impact on School Success: The Case of English Reading Classes at the UAM-Iztapalapa" (Susana Ibarra-Puig); "On the Threshold of Cross-Cultural Encounters" (Margaret Lee Zoreda); "Assessment in Foreign Languages: An Essential Part of the Teaching-Learning Process" (Margarita Elena Magana Sanchez, Mamoudou Si Diop, Amalia Tellez Salazar); "The Goal, Justification, and Basis of a Choral Poetry Workshop in the German Language, Designed for the UAM-Azcapotzalco" (Maria Clotilde Rivera Ochoa); and "Towards an Analysis of the Psycholinguistic Determinants of the Processing of Written Academic Discourse in a Foreign Language: The Case of Cognitive Style" (Javier Vivaldo Lima). (LH)
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Cognitive Style, College Students, Culture Contact, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, German, Higher Education, Language Attitudes, Language Processing, Language Research, Poetry, Reading Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Written Language
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Autonomous Metropolitan Univ., Mexico City (Mexico).