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ERIC Number: ED528462
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep
Pages: 256
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 0-2302-7243-6
Beyond the Language Classroom
Benson, Phil, Ed.; Reinders, Hayo, Ed.
Palgrave Macmillan
This comprehensive exploration of theoretical and practical aspects of out-of-class teaching and learning, from a variety of perspectives and in various settings around the world, includes a theoretical overview of the field, 11 data-based case studies, and practical advice on materials development for independent learning. Contents of this book include: (1) Introduction (P. Benson & H. Reinders); (2) Language Learning and Teaching Beyond the Classroom: An Introduction to the Field (P. Benson); (3) Family, Friends and Language Learning Beyond the Classroom: Social Networks and Social Capital in Language Learning (D. Palfreyman); (4) Places for Learning: Technology-Mediated Language Learning Practices Beyond the Classroom (L. Kuure); (5) From Milk Cartons to English Roommates: Context and Agency in L2 Learning Beyond the Classroom (P. Kalaja, R. Alanen, A. Palviainen & H. Dufva); (6) Affordances for Language Learning Beyond the Classroom (V. Menezes); (7) Becoming Multilingual: An Ethnographic Approach to SLA Beyond the Classroom (D. Divita); (8) Talk About Language Use: I Know a Little About Your Language (E. Zimmerman); (9) A Possible Path to Progress: Out-Of-School English Language Learners in Sweden (P. Sundqvist); (10) Teenagers Learning Languages Out of School: What, Why and How Do They Learn? How Can School Help Them? (S. Bailly); (11) Older Language Learners, Social Learning Spaces, and Community (G. Murray); (12) Tandem Learning In Virtual Spaces: Supporting Non-Formal and Informal Learning in Adults (U. Stickler & M. Emke); (13) Home Tutor Cognitions and the Nature of Tutor-Learner Relationships (G. Barkhuizen); and (14) Materials Development for Language Learning Beyond the Classroom (H. Reinders). (Contains 1 photo, 4 tables and 4 figures.)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sweden