The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics

Paperback | September 6, 2010

EditorRobert B. Kaplan

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The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics contains forty original chapters on a broad range of topics in applied linguistics by a diverse group of contributors. Its goal is to provide a comprehensive survey of the current state of the field, the many connections among its varioussub-disciplines, and the likely directions of its future development. The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics addresses a broad audience: applied linguists; educators and other scholars working in language acquisition, language learning, language planning, teaching, and testing; and linguistsconcerned with applications of their work. Early applied linguistics was predominantly associated with language-teaching. While this relationship continues, the field has long since diversified, becoming increasingly inter-related and multi-disciplinary. The volume addresses the diversity of questions facing applied linguists today: What isthe place of applied linguistics in the architecture of the university? Where does applied linguistics fit into the sociology of knowledge? What are the questions that applied linguistics ought to be addressing? What are the dominant paradigms guiding research in the field? What kinds of problemscan be solved through the mediation of applied linguistics? What aspects of linguistics can be empirically applied to language-based problems, and what spaces resist such application? What will new students of applied linguistics need to know in the coming years? Systematically encompassing the major areas of applied linguistics-and drawing from a wide range of disciplines such as education, language policy, bi- and multi-lingualism, literacy, language and gender, psycholinguistics/cognition, language and computers, discourse analysis, language andconcordinances, ecology of language, pragmatics, translation, psycholinguistics and cognition, and many other fields-the editors and contributors to The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics provide a panoramic and comprehensive look at this complex and vigorous field. This second edition includes three new chapters, and the remaining chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated to give a clear picture of the current state of applied linguistics.

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The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics contains forty original chapters on a broad range of topics in applied linguistics by a diverse group of contributors. Its goal is to provide a comprehensive survey of the current state of the field, the many connections among its varioussub-disciplines, and the likely directions of its future...

Robert B. Kaplan is Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Southern California.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 0.68 inPublished:September 6, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Preface to 1st edition (Kaplan)2. Preface to 2nd edition (Kaplan)3. Brief Biographies of ContributorsPart I: Introduction4. Robert Kaplan: Whence Applied Linguistics: The 20th Century5. William Grabe: Applied Linguistics: An Emerging Discipline for the Twenty-first Century6. Patricia A. Duff: Research Approaches in Applied LinguisticsPart II: The Four Skiils: Speaking, Listening, 101 Reading, and Writing7. Martin Bygate: Speaking8. Tony Lynch: Listening: Sources, Skills and Strategies9. William Grabe: Reading in a Second Language10. Ilona Leki: Second Language Writing in English11. Eli Hinkel: Integrating the Four Skills: Current and Historical PerspectivesPart III: Discourse Analysis12. Deborah Poole and Betty Samraj: Discourse Analysis and Applied LinguisticsPart IV: the Study of Second Language Learning13. Alan Juffs: Perspectives from Formal Linguistics on Second Language Acquisition14. James P. Lantolf: Sociocultural Theory and the Pedagogical Imperative15. Killeen Toohey and Bonny Norton: Language Learner Identities and Sociocultural Worlds16. Michael Harrington: Computational Models of Second Language Sentence Processing17. Robert C. Gardner: Second Language Acquisition: A Social Psychological Perspective18. Susan Gass: Interactionist Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition19. Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig: Pragmatics and Second Language Acquisition20. John Schumann: Applied Linguistics and the Neurobiology of LanguagePart V: The Study of Second Language Teaching21. Peter Medgyes and Marianne Nikolov: Curriculum Development in Foreign Language Education: The Interface Between Political and Professional Decisions22. Marjorie Wesche: Content-Based Second Language Instruction23. Colin Baker: Bilingual EducationPart VI: Variation in Language Use and Language Performance24. Terence Odlin: Language Transfer and Cross-Linguistic Studies: An Update25. Mary McGroarty: Language Uses in Professional ContextsPart VII: Bilingualism and the Individual Learner26. Kees de Bot: Cognitive Processing in Bilinguals: From Static to Dynamic Models27. A. The Bilingual LexiconJudith Kroll: B. The Bilingual Lexicon: An UpdatePart VIII: Multilingualism in Society28. Peter Nelde*: Language Contact29. Jeff Siegel: Pidgins and Creoles30. Ofelia Garcia: Language Spread and Its Study in the 21st century31. Nancy H. Hornburger: Language Shift and Language Revitalization32. Peter Muhlhausl: Ecology of LanguagesPart IX: Language Policy and Planning33. Richard B. Baldauf, Jr.: Methodology for Policy and Planning34. William G. Eggington: Unplanned Language Planning35. James Tollefson: Perspectives on Language Policy and PlanningPart X: Translation and Interpretation36. Sara Laviosa: Translation37. Nancy Schweda Nicholson: InterpretatingPart XI: Language Assessment and Program Evaluation38. Micheline Chalhoub-Deville: Technology in Standardized Language AssessmentsPart XII: Technological Applications in Applied Linguistics39. Jill Burstein and Martin Chodorow: Progress and New Directions in Technology for Automated Essay Evaluation40. Carol A. Chapelle: Computer-Assisted Language Learning41. Douglas Biber, Randi Reppen and Eric Friginal: Research in Corpus LinguisticsPart XIII: Conclusion42. Robert B. Kaplan: Where to From Here?43. References44. Name Index45. Subject Index