Language and Development

Brian Kenny , William Savage

Editura: Longman
Language and Development - Teachers in a Changing World comprises twenty-one case accounts contributed by language education professionals working in the context of international development. Frank and stimulating, the contributions explore the implementation of interactive educational approaches in ten Asian countries.The accounts draw on real-life experiences from countries which collectively have been under-represented in the literature to date: Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam. The issues discussed will be familiar to those working in similar situations throughout the world, as many questions are raised and answered in the lively depictions of classroom practice, project management and funding relationships.The editors' introductory and concluding sections provide a descriptive conceptual framework for the practice-based accounts, while allowing the reader the freedom to interpret the meanings and the theoretical implications of each account for themselves.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Abbreviations and Acronyms

    Section 1: Setting the Scene

    Section 2: Coping with Change
    1. Language teaching in difficult circumstances, Glenda E. Fortez
    2. Language and Education in Cambodia, Pit Chamnan and Audrey Cornish
    3. Language and agriculture in the Lao PDR, Khamkheuane Vannasouk and Seetha Khemmarath
    4. Two language centers in Indonesia, Nasti M. Reksodiputro and Djasminar Tasman
    5. Teacher support teams in action, Ali bin Abdul Ghani and Lesley Randles
    6. The shock of the new, Anne Hollingworth and Susan Spencer
    7. Becoming a better teacher, I Dewa Gde Ngurah Byomantara and Sue Mace

    Section 3: Teaching and Learning in Different Worlds
    8. Cracking the code, Mark Henderson, Edward Reis and Alison Spice
    9. Real play in Singapore, Dorothy Cheung
    10. Talkbase in Vientiane, Brian Kenny and Matthew Laszewenski
    11. An international Labor Organization Project in Cambodia, Graeme Storer
    12. Discovering resources in Ho Chi Minh City, Terry Clayton and Jo
  • Data Publicarii : 1996
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 384
  • ISBN : 9780582258662
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