Peer Interactions in New Content and Language Integrated Settings by Nathan J. DevosPeer Interactions in New Content and Language Integrated Settings by Nathan J. Devos

Peer Interactions in New Content and Language Integrated Settings

byNathan J. Devos

Hardcover | November 13, 2015

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Trade schools, universities, and programs for international students have begun to experiment with Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) as a viable pedagogy for instruction, as the pedagogy of CLIL increasingly gains recognition as a practical form of language and content education in Europe and beyond, and its application in instructional settings becomes more diverse. Corresponding with CLIL's growth, this book focuses on foreign language use during peer interactions in a new CLIL setting. It particularly concentrates on how to conduct research when the focus is on learner interactions. The theoretical background, research methods, and research instruments are explained in a brief and understandable manner. This book is intended for those interested in CLIL and peer interactions and includes a framework and ideas for investigating new CLIL contexts in a practical manner allowing undergraduate and graduate students to conduct their own research in these settings.
Title:Peer Interactions in New Content and Language Integrated SettingsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:244 pagesPublished:November 13, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:331922218X

ISBN - 13:9783319222189

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgement.- Introduction.- Part I: New Perspectives on CLIL.- 1. Development of CLIL into Diverse Contexts.- 2. A New Perspective on Integrating Physical Education and Language Learning.- 3. Exploring Social Interaction as a Resource in CLIL.- 4. Uncovering Peer Interactions as a Resource for Learning.- 5. Investigating Peer Interactions in CLIL Contexts.- Part II: Case Study.- 6. Identifying Foreign Language Use in Peer Interactions.- 7. Learners Helping Learners: Peer Scaffolding.- 8. Learners Regulating Linguistic and Cognitive Behavior.- 9. Learners Practicing and Playing with the Foreign Language.- Part III: Implications and Applications.- 10. Pedagogical Implications.- 11. Conclusion.- Appendix.- Subject Index