Gabriela Adela Gánem-Gutiérrez

List of John Benjamins publications for which Gabriela Adela Gánem-Gutiérrez plays a role.


Gilmore, Alex and Gabriela Adela Gánem-Gutiérrez 2020 Chapter 8. Investigating complexity in L2 writing with mixed methods approachesComplex Dynamic Systems Theory and L2 Writing Development, Fogal, Gary G. and Marjolijn H. Verspoor (eds.), pp. 183–206 | Chapter
This chapter examines L2 writing from a complex systems perspective, viewing text construction as a process operating over multiple, interconnected timescales and levels. Any attempt to capture the full complexity of the system needs to be able to identify the different components in play, the… read more
Gánem-Gutiérrez, Gabriela Adela and Karen Roehr-Brackin 2020 Chapter 8. Talking about language: L2 learners’ use of metalinguistic knowledge on contrasting pedagogic tasksLanguaging in Language Learning and Teaching: A collection of empirical studies, Suzuki, Wataru and Neomy Storch (eds.), pp. 175–196 | Chapter
This qualitatively oriented study investigated the role of second language (L2) metalinguistic knowledge in languaging during performance on two pedagogic tasks – a gap-fill and a dictogloss. It involved 14 L1 English university-level learners of L2 Spanish (N = 8) and L2 German (N = 6). Drawing… read more
Gánem-Gutiérrez, Gabriela Adela 2014 Chapter 8. The third dimension: A sociocultural theory approach to the design and evaluation of 3D virtual worlds tasksTechnology-mediated TBLT: Researching Technology and Tasks, González-Lloret, Marta and Lourdes Ortega (eds.), pp. 213–238 | Article
This chapter describes a theoretical framework for the design and evaluation of pedagogical tasks for 3D virtual world environments. The proposed framework is informed by Vygotskian Sociocultural Theory (SCT) and Activity Theory, two related sociocultural approaches to second (L2) language learning… read more
Gánem-Gutiérrez, Gabriela Adela 2013 Chapter 7. Sociocultural Theory and second language development: Theoretical foundations and insights from researchContemporary Approaches to Second Language Acquisition, García Mayo, María del Pilar, María Juncal Gutiérrez Mangado and María Martínez-Adrián (eds.), pp. 129–152 | Chapter
This chapter provides an overview of the theoretical foundations of Sociocultural Theory and an up-to-date account of current research stemming from this perspective. At the core of this theory is mediation, which refers to the process that enables humans to deploy physical and psychological tools… read more