Conceptualising 'Learning' in Applied Linguistics

Conceptualising 'Learning' in Applied Linguistics


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Conceptualising 'Learning' in Applied Linguistics by P. Seedhouse

An exciting new collection by world-leading researchers in L2 learning addressing: Why do conceptions of 'learning' vary so much in L2 learning research? Is there a conceptualisation of 'learning' to which members of different schools of SLA can subscribe?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230232549
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 08/18/2010
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 291
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

JOACHIM APPEL is currently Professor of Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching in the Department of English at the Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Germany
VIVIAN COOK is a Professor of Applied Linguistics at Newcastle University, UK
IRINA ELGORT is Lecturer in Higher Education at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
ROD ELLIS is currently Professor in the Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
DIANE LARSEN-FREEMAN is Professor of Education, Professor of Linguistics, and Research Scientist at the English Language Institute at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
CONSTANT LEUNG is Professor of Educational Linguistics at King's College London, University of London, UK
FLORENCE MYLES is Professor and Director of the Centre for Research in Linguistics and Language Sciences (CRiLLS) at Newcastle University, UK
PAUL NATION is professor of Applied Linguistics in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
AMY SNYDER OHTA is Associate Professor at the University of Washington, USA
SIMONA PEKAREK DOEHLER is Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
MANFRED PIENEMANN is professor of Linguistics at Paderborn University, Germany

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations List of Tables Notes on the Editors and Contributors Transcription Conventions Introduction; S.Walsh & C.Jenks Prolegomena to Second Language Learning; V.Cook Theoretical Pluralism in SLA: Is there a Way Forward?; R.Ellis Having and Doing: Learning from a Complexity Theory Perspective; D.Larsen-Freeman A Cognitive View of Language Acquisition: Processability Theory and Beyond; M.Pienemann Vocabulary Learning in a Second Language: Familiar Answers to New Questions; P.Nation& I.Elgort Conceptual Changes and Methodological Challenges: On Language and Learning From a Conversation Analytic Perspective on SLA; S.P.Doehler Learning a Second Language through Classroom Interaction; P.Seedhouse & S.Walsh Adaption in Online Voice-Based Chat Rooms: Implications for Language Learning in Applied Linguistics; C.Jenks Limitations of Social Interaction in Second Language Acquisition: Learners' Inaudible Voices and Mediation in the Zone of Proximal Development; A.S.Ohta English as an Additional Language: Learning and Participation in Mainstream Classrooms; C.Leung Participation and Instructed Language Learning; J.Appel Building a Comprehensive Second Language Acquisition Theory; F.Myles A Framework for Conceptualising Learning in Applied Linguistics; P.Seedhouse Bibiliography Index

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