Beliefs About SLA: New Research Approaches

Beliefs About SLA: New Research Approaches

Paperback(2003)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402047503
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 04/28/2006
Series: Educational Linguistics , #2
Edition description: 2003
Pages: 249
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- Section 1: Key Issues in Research on Beliefs about SLA.- Researching Beliefs about SLA: A Critical Review.- Section 2: New Approaches to Doing Research on Beliefs about SLA: Focus on Students.- Evidence of Emergent Beliefs of a Second Language Learner: A Diary Study.- A Sociocultural Approach to Young Language Learners’ Beliefs about Language Learning.- Research on Students’ Beliefs about SLA within a Discursive Approach.- Metaphor and the Subjective Construction of Beliefs.- Section 3: New Approaches to Doing Research on Beliefs about SLA: Focus on Students and Teachers.- Beliefs in Dialogue: A Bakhtinian View.- A Case Study: Beliefs and Metaphors of a Japanese Teacher of English.- Teachers’ and Students’ Beliefs within a Deweyan Framework: Conflict and Influence.- The Social Construction of Beliefs in the Language Classroom.- Conclusion: Exploring Possibilities for Future Research on Beliefs about SLA.- Subject Index.- Author Index.

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