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Teacher Cognition: Geoff Jordan

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What do teachers actually think they're doing when they teach? Teacher cognition is a hot topic these days, and it seems to be ushering in a new area of interesting study. My attention to this was ...
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Geoff Jordan on Borg's work on teacher cognition, with some links and references.

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Geoff Jordan: SLA Research - who cares?

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"2011 TESOL Spain talk on Second Language Acquisition and its possible implications for ELT. It was delivered by a guy called Geoff Jordan, who’s I’m delighted to announce is now the second guest poster I’ve had here. Geoff has lived in Spain since 1981, working at ESADE, Barcelona for 28 years, first as a language teacher and then as Director of Studies. Since 2004, he’s been freelance, doing English immersion courses from home, working with post-doctoral students at the Universitat Politecnica de Barcelona and on the Distance Learning MA in AL and TESOL programme at Leicester University. Geoff also has his own blog, aimed particularly at those doing postgraduate work in Applied Linguistics, but surely of interest to anyone involved in teaching EFL."  Hugh Dellar

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Cognitive Science and SLA: Geoff Jordan

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I recently had a discussion on the LinkedIn discussion board "ELT professionals Around the World" about Kurt Kohn where he elaborates on a social constructivist view of second language acquisition:...
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I've been struck at conferences recently how today's move towards socio-constructivist and complex dynamic systems models to inform language teaching in some respects mirrors the UG/variationist debate of the 1990s.  In this informed, well-referenced and seemingly heartfelt reflection, Geoff Jordan takes the Kevin Gregg role.

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Writing: Geoff Jordan on aplinglink

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"Research into the writing process (see Silva and Matsuda, 2002 for a review) has highlighted some significant differences between weak and able writers."

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Nice review of second language writing research with classroom implications and reference list.

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