Classroom-oriented Research: Achievements And Challenges by Miros PawlakClassroom-oriented Research: Achievements And Challenges by Miros Pawlak

Classroom-oriented Research: Achievements And Challenges

byMiros PawlakEditorJakub Bielak, Anna Mystkowska-Wiertelak

Paperback | August 9, 2015

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The volume brings together papers related to different aspects of classroom-oriented research on teaching and learning second and foreign languages that have been authored by specialists from Poland and abroad. The first part contains contributions dealing with individual variation in the language classroom, in particular age, anxiety, beliefs and language learning strategies. The second part deals with various facets of teachers' behaviors in the classroom, focusing in particular on classroom communication and the use of action research in teacher training. The third part includes papers devoted to various instructional practices, such as the use of new technologies, the development of intercultural competence, assessment or combining content and language. Finally, the last part deals with issues involved in research methodology, with special emphasis being placed on the use of diaries, observations, mixed methods research as well as triangulation.
Title:Classroom-oriented Research: Achievements And ChallengesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:301 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.02 inPublished:August 9, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319033158

ISBN - 13:9783319033150

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Table of Contents

Age and the classroom learning of additional languages.- The sociolinguistic parameters of L2 speaking anxiety.- Comparing teachers' and learners' views on grammar instruction and error correction.- Stability and variability in pre-service teachers' beliefs.- The relationship between learning strategies and speaking performance.- Strategic intervention in the foreign language classroom.- On the role of teacher questions in EFL classrooms - analyzing lesson videos.- Teacher interpersonal communication abilities in the classroom with regard to perceived classroom justice and credibility.- Discovering teacher-trainees' understanding of TEFL theories with the use of think-aloud protocols.- Action research and teacher development: MA students' perspective.- Communicating solidarity with the reader - linguistic politeness strategies in EFL methodology textbooks.- Micro- and macro-perspectives on students' attitudes to online classes.- The use of Internet resources to develop autonomy in learning English pronunciation - a qualitative study.- Developing language learners' intercultural competence through CALL.- Intercultural teaching in the Polish context.- Evaluating the use of group work in the foreign language classroom.- Observations - the eyes and ears of the lessons.- Using dynamic assessment to improve L2 learners' knowledge of grammar: Evidence from the tenses.- ESP: Corpus studies and parametric test analysis for teaching purposes.- How to teach CLIL? Some remarks on CLIL methodology.