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Tips and Truisms: Listening for Graphic Recording or Visual Note-Taking - Sunni Brown

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In qualitative research, listening, as well as observing, are of paramount importance. Here are some tips to learn to listen better -and record what we have heard in a visual way.

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Purdue OWL: Research Overview

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We live in an age overflowing with sources of information. With so many information sources at our fingertips, knowing where to start, sorting through it all and finding what we want can be overwhelming!

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Excellent resources.

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Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’ - The Washington Post

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All languages have evolved to have this in common

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Study finds efficient transfer of information in 37 widely varying tongues
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Author Michael Billig asks: Do we ‘Learn to Write Badly’ in the Social Sciences?

Author Michael Billig asks: Do we ‘Learn to Write Badly’ in the Social Sciences? | < ELT Research > | Scoop.it
Michael Billig has been Professor of Social Sciences at Loughborough University for more than 25 years. In 2011 he received the Distinguished Contribution to So
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About writing your research project...

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L2 VOCABULARY RESEARCH

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Blog post written by Hilde van Zeeland, winner of the 2014 Christopher Brumfit Award Most L2 vocabulary research has focused on learners’ knowledge of wr
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 L2 vocabulary research has focused on learners’ knowledge of written, rather than spoken, words. 

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Sorry, Emoji Doesn't Make You Dumber

Sorry, Emoji Doesn't Make You Dumber | < ELT Research > | Scoop.it
Emoji is an empowering addition to digital communication.
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But not only is such prejudice unfounded, it fundamentally misunderstands the nature of human communication.  It also radically underestimates the potentially powerful and beneficial role of emoji in the digital age, as a communication and educational tool.

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SAGE Video - Help

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Education> Comprised of 115 hours and 550 videos, this collection offers a practical view into a full range of teaching settings and situations, from early years to educational leadership to support students needing to understand theory or how to apply it in practice.

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The native-speaker fever in English language teaching (ELT)

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'It is not the quest for perfection that drives this demand for native-speaker teachers but rather a social prestige. ELT is a profession and not a natural part of a native-English speaker'

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Does-Homework-Improve-Academic-Achieve­ment-A-Synthesis-of-Research-FIXED.pdf

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67386_Birks_M_&_Mills_J___Grounded_Theory_A_Practical_Guide.pdf?hootPostID=fbab8a091b86f2604ec91b66573fa788

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Grounded Theory Research

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“Weighing” Two Qualitative Methods

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‘‘Weighing’’ Two Qualitative Methods: Self-report Interviews and Direct Observation.

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Available at: 

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Our Brains Are Hardwired To Learn Grammar

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A new study supports the decades-old theory that proposes we are all born with a basic understanding of grammar and language.
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What Does it Mean to Think in a Second Language?

What Does it Mean to Think in a Second Language? | < ELT Research > | Scoop.it
Adjusting our thinking to speak another language
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Does learning a second language make you think differently? No, but you have to think differently to learn a second language. 

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SKrashen: Should We Teach Strategies?

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Compelling input is so interesting that there is no focus on form: in fact, you cease to be aware of what language the input is in.  You are in a state of flow (Csikszentmihalyi, 1992): your sense of self and time diminishes, only the book, movie, or conversation matters.

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Why isn’t ‘American’ a language?

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The accent has changed more in British English than in much of American

 
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Multiple Intelligences: What Does the Research Say?

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Proposed by Howard Gardner in 1983, the theory of multiple intelligences has revolutionized how we understand intelligence. Learn more about the research behind his theory.
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Multiple resources, as well.

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English Language Teacher Education and Development - Current issue

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Editor: Gerard Sharpling Editorial Committee: Peter Brown, Annamaria Pinter, Gerard Sharpling, Richard Smith (Chair), Ema Ushioda, Steve Mann & Dario Banegas Contents | Contributors Articles (How)...
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Recommended research in ELT. Current Issue.

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v17_1fielder.pdf

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(How) Should we inform learners of lesson and activity aims? An action research project conducted with young adults studying for an English studies degree in a German university - Clare Fielder
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Teacher Collaboration in Instructional Teams and Student Achievement

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Teacher Collaboration in Instructional Teams and Student Achievement

 

 

 

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Several thought-provoking speculations.

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Mobile pedagogy for English language teaching: a guide for teachers

Mobile pedagogy for English language teaching: a guide for teachers | < ELT Research > | Scoop.it

This guide is for anyone interested in teaching and learning languages, and thinking about teaching practices. It sets out a philosophy and proposes a frame of reference to aid teacher-thinking when designing mobile language learning in and beyond the classroom, informed by research conducted with teachers and learners in ESOL and EAP contexts.

 


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sadio222's curator insight, March 24, 2015 5:31 AM

Apprentissage mobile et langues étrangères? C´est possible! Voici un guide du British Council exposant les avantages et inconvénients d´une nouvelle pratique. A lire absolument par les professeurs de langues pour prolonger leurs cours, hors de la salle de classe. 

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our future?

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British Council e-book.