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Brooke, Mark; Monbec, Laetitia; Tilakaratna, Namala – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This paper comprises findings from three parallel case studies within the broad framework of English for Academic Purposes (EAP). These provide results from classroom-based action research conducted over two years working with Semantics, Specialisation and axiological cosmologies from Legitimation Code Theory (LCT). Each author shares how one or…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Schneider, Jason – TESOL Journal, 2019
Interest in service-learning within TESOL has increased in recent years. Teacher-scholars have described multiple uses of such pedagogy in programs for students of English as a second language (ESL) and in courses of ESL teacher education. This article employs action research to focus on an introductory TESOL class at a U.S. university for which…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Pappa, Giouli; Papadima-Sophocleous, Salomi –, 2019
This paper describes how a selected Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Serious Game (SG) was evaluated before being integrated into an English for Specific Purposes (ESP) curriculum. Echoing the concerns of language practitioners regarding the adoption of SGs into their teaching practices, this paper describes the steps and decisions taken before the…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Language Teachers, Universities, Technology Integration
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Vu, Hai Ha – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2017
As the younger generation in Vietnam increasingly switches between the English and the Vietnamese languages, numerous linguistic and sociocultural strictures arise. Foregrounding the preservice English-language teachers of this generation, this article locates them in a dilemma between the discourse of globalization and their code-switching…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Kiliçkaya, Ferit – Online Submission, 2017
It is widely acknowledged that problem solving is one of today's prominent skills and is an ongoing activity where learners are actively involved in seeking information, generating new knowledge based on this information, and making decisions accordingly. In this respective, through infusing problem-solving into curriculum of language teaching, it…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Decision Making, Computer Software, Web Based Instruction
Li, Yichen – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Foreign language education scholars from the West have agreed for a long time on the importance of including culture in foreign language classroom (Byram & Morgan, 1994; Fantini, 1997; Hall, 2002; Hymes, 1997; Kramsch, 1993; Seelye, 1993) and countries in the East have taken up this work, often without locally produced research. This…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies
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Wessels, Stephanie; Holmes, Melissa; Herrera, Socorro – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2011
This microethnographic case study focuses on patterns of interpretation and decision making of undergraduate preservice teachers as they participated in observations, co-teaching, and teaching in elementary schools in northern Mexico. At the core, this study explores the deeply embedded assumptions preservice teachers may bring to new…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Study Abroad, Classroom Techniques, Case Studies