Title: Pedagogy of language learning in higher education : an introduction
Editors: Bräuer, Gerd
Extent : 280
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Praeger
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Westport
Issue Date: 2001
Edition: 1
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Series : Advances in foreign and second language pedagogy
Series volume: 2
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : language learning; higher education; curriculum development; teaching practice
Subject (DDC) : 378: Higher education
418.0071: Language teaching
Abstract: Keeping the broad spectrum of the topic of this book in perspective, this collection of articles concentrates on the four major issues of language education: learner motivation, classroom environments, relationships for learning, preparing the future of language education. Each theme provides deep insight into theory and practice of foreign and second language instruction in college and university; ist also reveals numerous links to high school language teaching and learning, as well as adult education. An introduction to the pedagogy of language learning in higher education. It focuses on learner motivation, classroom environments, relationships for learning, and the future of language education. The book reveals numerous links to language education on the secondary level. Fifteen authors from the United States, Australia, and Germany contribute articles on issues such as the political agenda of higher institutions, language across the curriculum, service learning, adult education, artistic and aesthetic practice, intercultural awareness through electronic media, extra-curricular consultation, and language learning outreach, related to Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, French, German, and English as a foreign and second language. The second volume of the series Advances in Foreign and Second Language Pedagogy is an introduction to the pedagogy of language learning in higher education focusing on learner motivation, classroom environments, relationships for learning, and the future of language education. The book reveals numerous links to language education on the secondary level, appealing to a wide audience.
Departement: Applied Linguistics
Organisational Unit: Institute of Language Competence (ILC)
Publication type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-56750-638-9
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/14986
Appears in Collections:Publikationen Angewandte Linguistik

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