Lamy, Marie-Noëlle and Hampel, Regine (2007). Online communication for language learning and teaching. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
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This book explores the complex relationship between theory, practice and research in online communication for language learning. Unlike no other publication currently available, it combines a discussion of the major concepts that underpin the field of computer-mediated communication for language learning with a mapping of the influences that research across various media has on practice and vice versa. The main concepts are drawn from multiple disciplines: Second Language Acquisition, sociocultural theory, multimodality, multiliteracies, online teaching/learning pedagogies. The book also presents a number of mainly qualitative research methodologies particularly suited to computer-mediated communication for language learning. It brings to the forefront a number of new phenomena that arise in online environments (such as affordances, mediation, collaborative learning, and identity).
|Item Type:||Authored Book|
|Keywords:||language learning; language teaching; computer-mediated communication; research methodology|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Education and Language Studies > Languages
Education and Language Studies
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)|
|Depositing User:||Marie-Noelle Lamy|
|Date Deposited:||24 Jul 2007|
|Last Modified:||02 Dec 2010 20:01|
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