This collection focuses on Chinese learners with original data sets using innovative research methods. It investigates Chinese learners' learning and language skills, perceptions and particularly the processes of reciprocal intercultural adaptations in a wide international context of Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, New Zealand and the UK.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2011|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)|
About the Author
JENNY BARNETT is a Senior Lecturer and key researcher in the Centre for Studies in Literacy, Policy and Learning Cultures, University of South Australia JONATHAN G. BAYLEY is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education, University of Windsor, Canada JILL BOURNE is Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Education, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland PETER CRISP has lived and taught in China and Hong Kong for the last 25 years, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong for 22 of those years JOAN CUTTING is a Senior Lecturer in TESOL in the University of Edinburgh, Scotland KATHY DURKIN is at the Media School, Bournemouth University, UK QING GU is an Associate Professor in the School of Education, University of Nottingham, UK JANE JACKSON is Professor in the English Department, Chinese University of Hong Kong DIVYA JINDAL-SNAPE is a senior lecturer in the School of Education, Social Work and Community Education, University of Dundee, Scotland DANNY LEUNG is currently assistant professor and director of the MA Programme in Applied English Linguistics, Department of English, Chinese University of Hong Kong XIUPING LI holds several posts related to Chinese as a Second Language (L2) and Foreign Language (CFL), including Language Instructor at Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford, UK MEIHUA LIU is associate professor of English, Department of Foreign Languages, Tsinghua University, China HEATHER PARRIS-KIDD is an ESL professional with over 15 years experience throughout Asia, Europe and Australia NICK PILCHER is a Lecturer in In-session English for Academic Purposes (EAP), Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland GILLIAN SKYRME is a lecturer in linguistics, second language teaching and English for Academic Purposes, School of Language Studies, Massey University, New Zealand PHIONA STANLEY is a lecturer in Academic Development at the University of South Australia KEITH TOPPING is Professor of Educational and Social Research, School of Education, University of Dundee, Scotland CYNTHIA WHITE is Professor of Applied Linguistics in the School of Language Studies, Massey University, New Zealand SHIJING XU is an Affiliated Research Associate at the National Research Centre for Foreign Language Education, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China, and Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Windsor, Canada TIANSHU ZHAO is an Associate Professor of School of Foreign Languages at Shenyang Normal University, China YI ZHOU is at the Faculty of Education, University of Windsor, Canada YUEFANG ZHOU is a Research Fellow in the Bute Medical School, University of St Andrews, Scotland