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Language Learning Teaching: Leuphana 2015

Language Learning Teaching: Leuphana 2015 | TELT | Scoop.it
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Keynotes by Michael Thomas and Breffni O'Rourke.  Abstracts online here.

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Contemporary CALL (Thomas, Reinders, & Warschaur, 2012): Review

Contemporary CALL (Thomas, Reinders, & Warschaur, 2012): Review | TELT | Scoop.it

This book, edited by Michael Thomas, Hayo Reinders, and Mark Warschauer, explores the parameters of contemporary Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), focusing on different areas of CALL, how these different areas shape CALL, as well as how the latest research approaches help explore different areas. The book of composed of three parts and 19 chapters in total. Readers are provided the opportunity to read chapters independently of the other chapters as the structure of the book is organized thematically, with the parts entitled ‘The CALL Context’, ‘CALL Learning Environments’, and ‘CALL in Language Education’. 

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Ferit Kilickaya, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University originally published on the Linguist List.

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Digital Methodologies in Educational Research. 16-17th May 2013.

Digital Methodologies in Educational Research. 16-17th May 2013. | TELT | Scoop.it

The international symposium on Digital Methodologies in Educational Research will be held on 10th May 2013 (09:30am-4:30pm). This event is funded by the ESRC Digital Social Research Fund administered by the University of Oxford.

Venue: Brockholes Conference Centre and Nature Reserve in Preston, UKInvited Speakers: Professor Paul Seedhouse (University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK), Stephen Downes (National Research Council, Canada),Professor Stephen Bax (Bedfordshire University, UK)Host: University of Central Lancashire, UKCatering: Refreshments and a networking lunch will be provided free of charge for registered participants. There is no charge for registration for this event.To register, please contact the organiser: Dr Michael Thomas
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Teaching Students, Missionary Zeal, and the Cult of Personality: Paul Thomas

Teaching Students, Missionary Zeal, and the Cult of Personality: Paul Thomas | TELT | Scoop.it
As a teacher educator, I now spend much of my spring visiting schools and observing my seniors who are learning to teach in extended field experiences (my university's version of student teaching)....
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"If teaching grammar directly and in isolated ways raises student test scores on isolated grammar tests, but students write rarely and many come