ERIC Number: ED451717
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
JALT Journal, 1998.
JALT Journal, v20 n1-2 May-Nov 1998
This journal (published twice a year) is a publication of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT), a nonprofit professional organization of language teachers dedicated to the improvement of language learning and teaching in Japan. JALT's publications and events serve as vehicles for the exchange of new ideas and techniques, and a means of keeping abreast of new developments in a rapidly changing field. Each issue includes several sections and departments: feature articles, point to point articles where the major issues of the field are debated, research forum, perspectives, book reviews, and JALT journal information. Topics highlighted in this volume include the following: yokudku, politeness, "othering" in English-as-a-Foreign-Language (EFL), turn-taking, strategies, self assessment, videoing, EFL readability, error correction, use of local area networks in EFL writing classes, kanji education, product-driven writing projects, and intercultural communication. (KFT)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Error Correction, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Intercultural Communication, Professional Development, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Teaching Methods, Videotape Recordings, World Wide Web, Writing (Composition)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Japan Association for Language Teaching, Tokyo.
Identifiers - Location: Japan