ERIC Number: EJ866683
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Oct
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Research in the Modern Language Centre at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE/UT)
Kim, Youn-Hee; Kohls, Robert; Chun, Christian W.
Language Teaching, v42 n4 p525-530 Oct 2009
The Modern Language Centre addresses a broad spectrum of theoretical and practical issues related to second and minority language teaching and learning. Since its foundation in 1968, the quality and range of the Centre's graduate studies programs, research, and development projects and field and dissemination services have brought it both national and international recognition. Our work focuses on curriculum, instruction, and policies for education in second, foreign, and minority languages, particularly in reference to English and French in Canada but also other languages and settings--including studies of language learning, methodology and organization of classroom instruction, language education policies, student and program evaluation, teacher development, as well as issues related to bilingualism, multilingualism, cultural diversity, and literacy. In this research report, we will present research activities underway in the Centre in the areas of pedagogy, literacy development, sociocultural theory, pragmatics, and assessment.
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Literacy, Pragmatics, Educational Research, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, French, Language Research, Bilingualism, Program Descriptions, Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Canada