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Beyond the language classroom: researching MOOCs and other innovations

Kan, Qian and Bax, Stephen eds. (2017). Beyond the language classroom: researching MOOCs and other innovations.

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With the rise of the internet and new communication technologies, language learning has moved beyond the classroom walls. This volume presents a range of important studies on innovative ways for learning languages outside the classroom. Chapters discuss MOOCs in the UK, Belgium, China, and Italy for studying a range of languages, research on new apps, flipped classroom modes, and approaches to informal learning in a range of international settings. In these ways, the volume offers a significant contribution to our understanding of how learning beyond the language classroom will transform language education in the decades to come.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2017 Qian Kan, Stephen Bax.
ISBN: 1-908416-52-1, 978-1-908416-52-0
Keywords: MOOCs; language learning; informal language learning; innovative pedagogy; language education; language apps
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Languages and Applied Linguistics
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Language & Literacies
Health and Wellbeing PRA (Priority Research Area)
Item ID: 49951
Depositing User: Stephen Bax
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2017 12:17
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2017 12:23
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