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Author Kourtis-Kazoullis, Vasilia

Title Interdisciplinary Research Approaches to Multilingual Education
Published Milton : Routledge, 2018


Description 1 online resource (307 pages)
Series Routledge Research in Language Education Ser
Routledge Research in Language Education Ser
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Foreword; PART A Educational programs and policies; 1 Linguistic rights and educational policies: aspects of minority language education in Europe; 2 Building a multilingual learning community: educational partnerships with parents in a multilingual preschool in Iceland; 3 Case study research on the less known multilingual educational program of Val d'Aran in Catalonia, Spain: students' attitudes; 4 Diversity in language teaching and democratization of education: a critical approach; PART B Teaching and learning
5 Nonverbal communication in wordless comics6 Plurilingualism in linguistically diverse language classrooms: respecting and validating student identity; 7 Factors affecting, and methods to improve, the language development of EAL learners; 8 Conversations within: journal writing as an alternative form of exploration in foreign language pedagogy; 9 Lived experiences among learners of Chinese origin in complementary schools in Spain; 10 Stories, second language writers, and genre awareness; PART C Linguistic diversity
11 Identity vs. diversity: issues on recognition, 'management, ' and acceptance of diversity12 Evolution in terms of theoretical conceptualization of translanguaging in Applied Linguistics: the example of Greek and French language classrooms; 13 Language diversity in three Italian communities in the UK: heritage languages and code-switching; 14 Acquisition of grammatical phenomena in French as a foreign language; 15 Is translanguaging a possibility in a language class? Theoretical issues and applications in an EFL class; PART D ICT and language learning
16 Virtual museums of music and ballet in foreign language education17 Exploring computer-mediated second language oral proficiency testing; 18 Augmented reality-based creation of comics in primary education; 19 Developing pedagogically meaningful learning objects for foreign language education; 20 Blogging to develop writing skills in a Greek secondary EFL classroom; 21 Computer-based educational program: developing e-learning skills within German language training for specific purposes; Conclusion; Index
Summary Recently intensified global mobility has reinforced the interest for ethnolinguistic diversity and multilingualism in education and society. Interdisciplinary Research Approaches to Multilingual Education brings together current interdisciplinary perspectives in multilingual and second language education to examine research and language teaching in specific countries, as well as different aspects of multilingual education that include language policies and ICT applications. Containing context-specific practical interventions and relevant theoretical approaches, it considers the contemporary challenges of language policies and practices to inform teacher and curriculum development based on international empirical research. The chapters of this book are centered around the following themes: Educational programs and policiesTeaching and learningLinguistic diversityICT and language learningThis book will be of great interest to academics, researchers and postgraduate students in language education, bilingual education, second/foreign language learning, CALL, and applied linguistics. It will also appeal to educational administrators and those involved with language education policies
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Subject Multilingual education -- Research
Linguistic minorities -- Education
Second language acquisition -- Study and teaching
interdisciplinary approach.
language policy.
language teaching.
linguistic diversity.
Multilingual education.
minority language.
second language.
Linguistic minorities -- Education.
Second language acquisition -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
Author Aravossitas, Themistoklis
Skourtou, Eleni
Pericles Trifonas, Peter
ISBN 9781351170079