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Aausc 2010 Critical and Intercultural Theory and Language Pedagogy

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ISBN-10: 0495800074

ISBN-13: 9780495800071

Edition: 2012

Authors: Glenn S. Levine, Alison Phipps, Carl Blyth

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Critical theory, intercultural theory, critical pedagogy, and complexity theory: all of these and others have yet to penetrate the shell of foreign-language pedagogy in a systematic way. The field remains concerned primarily--and understandably--with the instrumental demands of facilitating the skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. It is often argued that practice is theory-light and theory is practice-light. Consequently, it has proven notoriously difficult to bridge the theory-practice gap. AAUSC 2010 Volume provides a frank and provocative treatment of theory in language teaching and learning, arguing for alternative understanding that may overcome the conflicts between…    
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List price: $89.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 1/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Editorial Board
Annual Volumes of Issues in Language Program Direction
What is Language Pedagogy For?
Theorizing Translingual/Transcultural Competence
Classrooms and "Real" Worlds: Boundaries, Roadblocks, and Connections
Understanding Comprehension: Hermeneutics, Literature, and Culture in Collegiate Foreign Language Education
Toward a Contact Pragmatics of Literature: Habitus, Text, and the Advanced L2 Classroom
The Healthcare Professional as Intercultural Speaker
Theorizations of Intercultural Communication
Framing Ideas from Classical Language Teaching, Past and Future
From Core Curricula to Core Identities: On Critical Pedagogy and Foreign Language/Culture Education
Postcolonial Complexities in Foreign Language Education and the Humanities
Collaboration and Interaction: The Keys to Distance and Computer-Supported Language Learning
A Social Constructivist Approach to Foreign Language Writing in Online Environments
Cognitive Grammar and Its Applicability in the Foreign Language Classroom
After the MLA Report: Rethinking the Links Between Literature and Literacy, Research and Teaching in Foreign Language Departments
Epilogue Paradigms in Transition
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