Written Corrective Feedback in Second Language Acquisition and Writing

Written Corrective Feedback in Second Language Acquisition and Writing

by John Bitchener, Dana R. Ferris


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415872430
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/17/2011
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

John Bitchener is Professor, School of Languages at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.

Dana R. Ferris is Professor in the University Writing Program at the University of California, Davis.

Table of Contents

Section One – Introduction

1: What is WCF?

Section Two – Theoretical Perspectives

2: Differences and overlap between short-term development

3: Insights from SLA research on oral corrective feedback (OCF )

4: OCF parallels with WCF

Section Three – Evaluating the Empirical Evidence

5: Questions/issues investigated – overview

6: Other empirical questions about WCF

Section Four –Applications for Language & Writing Classes

7: Transfer of research findings to classroom practice

8: Teacher education/preparation

Section Five - Conclusion

9: Directions/Agenda(s) for future research

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