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"This encyclopedia is tightly focused on the unique history of polemics, and the various forms bilingual education has taken in U.S. schools. The work may be viewed as a single-source history of bilingual education in the last half of the 20th century but its roots in earlier periods in U.S. history are also summarized."
"With 695 signed entries with cross-references and recommended readings, this encyclopedia presents research and statistics, case studies and best practices, policies and programs at pre- and post-secondary levels, mainly in the United States but also in nations around the world, all intricately connected."
v. 1. Language policy & political issues in education -- v. 2. Literacy -- v. 3. Discourse & education -- v. 4. Second & foreign language education -- v. 5. Bilingual education -- v. 6. Knowledge about language -- v. 7. Language testing & assessment -- v. 8. Language socialization -- v. 9. Ecology of language -- v. 10. Research methods in language & education
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- P165 .H36 2008
"This volume describes the implications of Cognitive Linguistics for the study of second language acquisition (SLA). The first two sections identify theoretical and empirical strands of Cognitive Linguistics, presenting them as a coherent whole. The third section discusses the relevance of Cognitive Linguistics to SLA and defines a research agenda linking these fields with implications for language instruction."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- P118.2 2020
"The Handbook of Informal Language Learning examines informal language learning from both theoretical and practical perspectives. Structured across six sections, chapters cover areas of motivation, linguistics, cognition, and multimodality; digital learning, including virtual contexts, gaming, fanfiction, vlogging, mobile devices, and nonformal programs; and media and live contact, including learning through environmental print, tourism/study abroad. The book also provides studies of informal learning in four national contexts, examines the integration of informal and formal classroom learning, and discusses the future of language learning from different perspectives."
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- P118.2.H359 2005
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"This landmark volume provides a broad-based, state-of-the-art overview of current knowledge and research into second language teaching and learning. Fifty-seven chapters are organized in eight thematic sections: *social contexts of second language learning; *research methodologies in second-language learning, acquisition, and teaching; *contributions of applied linguistics to the teaching and learning of second language skills; *second language processes and development; *teaching methods and curricula; *issues in second or foreign language testing and assessment; *identity, culture, and critical pedagogy in second language teaching and learning; and *important considerations in language planning and policies."
Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning, Volume 2
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- P118.2.H359 v.2 2011
"This landmark volume provides a broad-based, comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of current knowledge and research into second language teaching and learning. All authors are leading authorities in their areas of expertise. The chapters, all completely new for Volume 2, are organized in eight thematic sections: Social Contexts in Research on Second Language Teaching and Learning Second Language Research Methods Second Language Research and Applied Linguistics Research in Second Language Processes and Development Methods and Instruction in Second Language Teaching Second Language Assessment Ideology, Identity, Culture, and Critical Pedagogy in Second Language Teaching and Learning Language Planning and Policy. Changes in Volume 2: captures new and ongoing developments, research, and trends in the field surveys prominent areas of research that were not covered in Volume 1 includes new authors from Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America to broaden the Handbook's international scope."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LC149 2020
"The Handbook of Research on Cultivating Literacy in Diverse and Multilingual Classrooms is an essential scholarly publication that explores the multifaceted nature of literacy development across the lifespan in a range of multilingual contexts. Recognizing that literacy instruction in contemporary language classrooms serving diverse student populations must go beyond developing reading and writing abilities, this book sets out to explore a wide range of literacy dimensions. It offers unique perspectives through a critical reflection on issues related to power, ownership, identity, and the social construction of literacy in multilingual societies."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- PE1128 2018
"In the schools of today, English learners are the fastest-growing segment of the student population. As such, it is increasingly imperative to educate these students properly, while still practicing inclusion for overall student success. The Handbook of Research on Pedagogies and Cultural Considerations for Young English Language Learners is an authoritative research publication on research-based, theoretical frameworks and best practices for teaching young English language learners."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- PE1128 2019
"Comprehensive in scope, this essential Handbook covers topics ranging from bilingual language development and technology-enhanced language learning, to ESOL preparation methods for specialist and mainstream teachers and school administrators. Three sections organize the content to cover Key Issues in Teaching ESOL students in K-12, Pedagogical Issues and Practices in TESOL in K-12 Education, and School Personnel Preparation for TESOL in K-12. Satisfies a need for inclusive and in-depth research on TESOL in K-12 classrooms."
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- PE1128.A2I58 2007
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""This two volume Handbook provides a comprehensive examination of policy, practice, research and theory related to English Language Teaching in international contexts. More than 70 chapters highlight the research foundation for best practices, frameworks for policy decisions, and areas of consensus and controversy in second language acquisition and pedagogy."
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- P118.2.R677 2015
"The Encyclopedia has the following features: * 252 alphabetized entries written in an accessible style, including cross references to other related entries in the Encyclopedia and suggestions for further reading. *Among these, 9 survey entries that cover the foundational areas of SLA in detail: Development in SLA, Discourse and Pragmatics in SLA, Individual Differences in SLA, Instructed SLA, Language and the Lexicon in SLA, Measuring and Researching SLA, Psycholingustics of SLA, Social and Sociocultural Approaches to SLA, Theoretical Constructs in SLA. * The rest of the entries cover all the major subdisciplines, methodologies and concepts of SLA, from "Accommodation" to the "ZISA project."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- PE1075 2018
"The Routledge Handbook of English Language Studies provides a comprehensive overview of English Language Studies. The book takes a three-pronged approach to examine what constitutes the phenomenon of the English language; why and in what contexts it is an important subject to study; and what the chief methodologies are that are used to study it."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- P94.6 2020
"The Routledge Handbook of Language and Intercultural Communication provides a comprehensive historical survey of language and intercultural communication studies with a critical assessment of past and present theory, research, and practice, as well as an insight into future directions. Drawing on the expertise of leading scholars from different parts of the world, this second edition offers updated chapters by returning authors and many new contributions on a broad range of topics, including reflexivity and criticality, translanguaging, and social justice in relation to intercultural communication."
Call Number: UCF ARC General Collection -- LB1050.R635 2010
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"A comprehensive collection, the Handbook focuses on the three key areas of reading, writing, and language, and issues that cut across them. The international emphasis of all the chapters is extended by a final section that looks directly at different countries and continents. The authors address many key issues including: why pupil motivation is so important the evidence for what works in teaching and learning the place of Information Technology in the twenty-first century the status of English and other languages globalisation and political control of education."
Teacher’s Handbook: Contextualized Language Instruction
"The definitive reference in the field of English language teaching, The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching explores the theoretical and practical aspects of English language instruction by providing an essential, go-to reference resource for educators, professionals, researchers, and students world-wide. Over 750 entries written by leading practitioners and scholars from around the globe reflect the collaborative efforts of a truly international team of editors and advisory board members. The Encyclopedia is arranged thematically and entries are ordered A-Z within each of these themes. Fifteen key topic areas are covered: Approaches & Methods Assessment English as an International Language NNESTs Organizational Issues Sociocultural Aspects Teaching Grammar Teaching Listening Teaching Reading Teaching Speaking Teaching Vocabulary Teaching Writing Technology Training & Development Current Trends and Future Directions in English Language Teaching (online only) Each entry is organized into three sections: "Framing the Issue," "Making the Case," and "Pedagogical Implications," in which the Author presents proven applications and recommendations that may be immediately employed."
Catalog of library collections from the U.S. and around the world. The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with millions of records for books, periodicals, and other materials in 370 languages and covering information from 4,000 years of knowledge. Includes RLIN catalogs and the Union List of Periodicals.