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Author Holmberg, Prof. Börje
Title Distance Education and Languages : Evolution and Change
Imprint Clevedon : Channel View Publications, 2005
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (360 pages)
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Series New Perspectives on Language and Education
New Perspectives on Language and Education
Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 Autonomy and the Distance Language Learner -- Chapter 2 Critical Reflection and Autonomy: A Study of Distance Learners of French, German and Spanish -- Chapter 3 Theoretical and Practical Issues in the Promotion of Collaborative Learner Autonomy in a Virtual Self-access Centre -- Chapter 4 Towards a Learner-based Theory of Distance Language Learning: The Concept of the Learner-Context Interface -- Chapter 5 Feedback in Distance Language Learning: Current Practices and New Directions -- Chapter 6 A Framework for Supporting Students Studying English via a Mixed-mode Delivery System -- Chapter 7 Assessing Intercultural Competence Gain in a German Distance Learning Course for Adults -- Chapter 8 Developing Professional Intercultural Communicative Competence: Reflections on Distance Learning Programmes for Language Educators and Translators/ Interpreters in Bulgaria -- Chapter 9 Teaching Foreign Language Skills by Distance Education Methods: Some Basic Considerations -- Chapter 10 Course Design for the Distance Learner of Spanish: More Challenges than Meet the Eye -- Chapter 11 Learner Autonomy and Course Management Software -- Chapter 12 Chatlines for Beginners: Negotiating Conversation at a Distance -- Chapter 13 Making Online Students Connect: Ethnographic Strategies for Developing Online Learning Experiences -- Chapter 14 From Parrots to Puppet Masters: Fostering Creative and Authentic Language Use with Online Tools -- Chapter 15 The Challenges of Implementing Online Tuition in Distance Language Courses: Task Design and Tutor Role -- Chapter 16 Closing the Distance: Compensatory Strategies in Distance Language Education -- Chapter 17 PLEASE (Primary Language Teacher Education: Autonomy and Self-Evaluation)
Chapter 18 Exploring Zones of Interactivity in Foreign Language and Bilingual Teacher Education -- Notes on Contributors -- Index
This book deals specifically with the teaching of languages at a distance. It includes work on learner autonomy and support; theories of distance language learning; the development of intercultural competence; methodology and course design; different learning environments and how to make best use of them, and language teacher education
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Holmberg, Prof. Börje Distance Education and Languages : Evolution and Change Clevedon : Channel View Publications,c2005 9781853597763
Subject Language and languages -- Study and teaching.;Distance education
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Alt Author Shelley, Dr. Monica
White, Dr. Cynthia J
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