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Ingvalson, Erin M.; Holt, Lori L.; McClelland, James L. – Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 2012
Many attempts have been made to teach native Japanese listeners to perceptually differentiate English /r-l/ (e.g. "rock-lock"). Though improvement is evident, in no case is final performance native English-like. We focused our training on the third formant onset frequency, shown to be the most reliable indicator of /r-l/ category membership. We…
Descriptors: Evidence, Feedback (Response), Stimuli, Artificial Speech
Hall, Joan Kelly; Hellermann, John; Doehler, Simona Pekarek – Multilingual Matters, 2011
Drawing on data from a range of contexts, including classrooms, pharmacy consultations, tutoring sessions, and video-game playing, and a range of languages including English, German, French, Danish and Icelandic, the studies in this volume address challenges suggested by these questions: What kinds of interactional resources do L2 users draw on to…
Descriptors: Video Games, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Communicative Competence (Languages)
Walz, Garry R., Ed.; Kirkman, Chris, Ed. – 2004
This collection of resources focuses on several specific aspects of cybercounseling and its many ramifications. Some chapters are original articles written especially for this publication, while others were initially ERIC documents or articles in the ERIC/CASS Virtual Library. The sources were selected for their ability to present information on…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Computers, Counseling, Counseling Techniques
Hymes, Dell H., Ed.; Bittle, William E., Ed. – 1967
The present festschrift honoring Harry Hoijer is prefaced by the editor, Dell Hymes, and introduced by Stanley Newman. Papers are grouped according to the following content areas and authors: (1) "Meaning in Cultural Forms": D.F. Aberle, F. Eggan, R.A. Black, and D.L. Olmsted; (2) "Meaning in Lexical Systems": S. Ervin-Tripp, H. Landar, O. Werner,…
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Indian Culture, American Indian Languages, Classification
Killen, Melanie; Smetana, Judith – Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2006
The psychological study of moral development has expanded greatly, both in terms of the diversity of theoretical perspectives that are represented in the field, as well as in the range of topics that have been studied. This "Handbook of Moral Development" represents the diversity and multidisciplinary influences on current theorizing about the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Socialization, Democracy, Interpersonal Relationship
Croft, Kenneth, Ed. – 1972
This collection of readings on the topic of teaching English as a second language (ESL) has a twofold purpose: to enlarge the ESL teacher's awareness of the field and to assist in the professional growth of the new teacher or teacher-trainee. Each of the book's nine sections deal with one area of ESL instruction. Section 1, "Trends and Practices,"…
Descriptors: Dialogs (Language), Educational Media, English (Second Language), Grammar
Peterson, Marvin W., Ed.; Mets, Lisa A., Ed. – 1987
Designed as a reference for both practitioners and scholars, this book describes the general development of governance, management, and leadership in higher education, and also outlines the evolution of particular issues, concepts, and literature within each of these three areas. Each bibliographic entry is numbered to provide cross-references to…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Administrators, Affirmative Action, Annotated Bibliographies
Linder, Patricia E., Ed.; Linek, Wayne M., Ed.; Sturtevant, Elizabeth G., Ed.; Dugan, Jo Ann R., Ed. – 2000
In this Proceedings from the 1999 College Reading Association Conference, many articles reflect on the heritage of centuries and upon the possibilities of growth in literacy learning programs, while others consider meaning making and how these factors can be best incorporated in literacy learning programs. Following the Presidential Address,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Linek, Wayne M., Ed.; Sturtevant, Elizabeth G., Ed.; Dugan, Jo Ann R., Ed.; Linder, Patricia E., Ed. – 2001
The articles in this Proceedings of the 2000 College Reading Association Conference focus on teachers/mentors. Following the Presidential Address, "Literacy 2001: What Is and What Should Be" (J. Cassidy) and the Early Leader, "College Reading Then and Now: How Much of a Difference Has 50 Years Made" (M. Maxwell), articles in…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Childrens Writing, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques