ERIC Number: ED458793
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Technology-Enhanced Learning Environments. Case Studies in TESOL Practice Series.
Hanson-Smith, Elizabeth, Ed.
This edited volume presents case studies from Europe, North America, Asia, and the Middle East in which teachers have adapted and pioneered teaching innovations. The book is divided into 4 parts, 12 chapters, and an introduction. Part one, "Building a Computer Learning Center," has two chapters: "Guerilla Tactics: Creating a Mixed-Media ESL Lab from the Grass-Roots Up" (Mark Litwicki); and "Designing a CALL Facility from Bottom to Top at the Military Language Institute in Abu Dhabi" (Vance Stevens). Part two, "Organizing the Curriculum," has four chapters: "A Self-Access Center for Business English Learners: Meeting Individual Learning Needs" (Julio C. Gimenez); "Web Integration: A Model for Task-Based Learning" (Katherine Isbell and Jonathan Reinhardt); "The LEO Lab: Student and Teacher Training" (Karima Benremouga); and "Getting 'real' with Video and CD-ROM: Real English at the Marzio School" (Michael Marzio). Part three, "Engaging Students," has four chapters: "Investing in People: Not Just Flashy Gadgets" (June Averill, Eve Chambers, Maria Dantas-Whitney); "Immersed in Writing: Networked Composition and Kendall Demonstration Elementary School" (Joy Kreeft Peyton); "Enthusiasm, Experience and Collaboration: Technology in the DEIL/IEI" (Douglas G. Mills); and ""Teaching Writing with Web Projects: Famous Personages in Japan" (Thomas N. Robb). Part four, "Training Teachers," has two chapters: "Hands-On Teacher Training: Presentation Software" (Elizabeth Hanson-Smith); and "A Teacher Preparation Course for Computer-Assisted Language Learning" (Sarah Rilling). A"Glossary of Key Terms" and a subject index are also included. (Contains 173 references.) (KFT)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Internet, Language Laboratories, Limited English Speaking, Professional Development, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teacher Education, World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc., Alexandria, VA.
Identifiers - Location: Argentina; France; Japan; United Arab Emirates