Case Studies in Language Curriculum Design: Concepts and Approaches in Action Around the World

Case Studies in Language Curriculum Design: Concepts and Approaches in Action Around the World

by John Macalister, I.S.P. Nation
     
 

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Case studies are a powerful pedagogical tool for illuminating constructs and models in real-life contexts. Covering a wide range of teaching-learning contexts and offering in-depth analyses of ESL/ELT language curriculum design issues, this casebook is distinctive and unique in that each case draws on and is clearly linked to a single model presented in Nation and

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Case studies are a powerful pedagogical tool for illuminating constructs and models in real-life contexts. Covering a wide range of teaching-learning contexts and offering in-depth analyses of ESL/ELT language curriculum design issues, this casebook is distinctive and unique in that each case draws on and is clearly linked to a single model presented in Nation and Macalister’s Language Curriculum Design (www.routledge.com/9780415806060), giving the book a high degree of coherence. A short commentary by the editors after each case highlights features of note and/or issues arising from it. This is a versatile text, designed to work as a companion to Language Curriculum Design (adding meaning and depth to the model presented there by relating it to a range of applications), as a stand-alone text, or as a resource for language teacher trainees, teacher educators, practicing teachers, program administrators, and materials writers in the field.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136944192
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/13/2013
Series:
ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
2 MB

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