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Higher education and second language learning : promoting self-directed learning in new technological and educational contexts / edited by Rosario Hernández and Paul Rankin

Contributor(s): Hernández, Rosario [editor literario] | Rankin, Paul [editor literario].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Publisher: Bern: Peter Lang, 2014Description: VI, 236 p.ISBN: 9783034317344.Subject(s): Second language acquisition -- Study and teaching (Higher) | Language and languages -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Computer-assisted instruction | Language and languages -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Technological innovations | Lenguas -- Estudio y enseñanza -- Innovaciones tecnológicas | Segunda lengua -- Adquisición
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This volume explores the challenges involved in facilitating student learning of second languages at university level. It provides an easy access to information and communication technologies inside and outside the classroom, alongside an increasing tendency for students to play an active role in shaping their own learning, are having a significant impact on second language learning and teaching in the twenty-first century. Although several recent publications have focused on technologies in education and student-centred learning, there has been very little previous research into how second languages are learnt within universities. This book aims to support teachers of second languages in higher education by setting out practical ideas that can be implemented in everyday contexts, as well as ensuring that pedagogical practice is underpinned by relevant theoretical frameworks.

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