John M. Norris

List of John Benjamins publications for which John M. Norris plays a role.

Book series

Journal

Titles

Task-Based Language Teaching: A reader

Edited by Kris Van den Branden, Martin Bygate and John M. Norris

[Task-Based Language Teaching, 1] 2009. ix, 512 pp.
Subjects Applied linguistics | Language acquisition | Language teaching

Synthesizing Research on Language Learning and Teaching

Edited by John M. Norris and Lourdes Ortega

[Language Learning & Language Teaching, 13] 2006. xiv, 350 pp.
Subjects Applied linguistics | Language acquisition | Language teaching

Articles

This study explored the role of cognitive task complexity in designing speaking assessment tasks. A sample of 120 English learners at different proficiency levels engaged in four narrative tasks with distinct levels/types of cognitive complexity. Performances were assessed using linguistic measures… read more | Article
Michael H. Long was one of the earliest proponents of task-based language teaching, and his groundbreaking work on multiple dimensions of the proposal helped establish TBLT as a fertile locus for innovation at the intersection of research and practice. His work on TBLT over four decades led the way… read more | Article
Cognitive task complexity, which refers to the complexity or difficulty of a given task, has received substantial interest from researchers in various fields, including task-based language teaching (TBLT), second language acquisition, language testing, cognitive psychology, and education. In TBLT,… read more | Chapter
Inquiry may play distinct roles in proposals for and practices of task-based language teaching (TBLT), from theorizing learning and developing taskbased pedagogy, to observing and judging the effectiveness of task-based ideas in practice, to ultimately understanding the value of TBLT as an approach… read more | Article
Bygate, Martin, John M. Norris and Kris Van den Branden 2009 Coda: Understanding TBLT at the interface between research and pedagogyTask-Based Language Teaching: A reader, Van den Branden, Kris, Martin Bygate and John M. Norris (eds.), pp. 495–499
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Long, Mike and John M. Norris 2009 Chapter 7. Task-based teaching and assessmentTask-Based Language Teaching: A reader, Van den Branden, Kris, Martin Bygate and John M. Norris (eds.), pp. 135–142
Dissatisfaction with conventional linguistically-based syllabuses, along with a growing understanding from research findings of how people learn second (including foreign) languages, has led since the 1980s to a number of proposals for various kinds of task-based alternatives. Examples include the… read more | Article
Norris, John M., James Dean Brown, Thom D. Hudson and William Bonk 2009 Chapter 20. Examinee abilities and task difficulty in task-based L2 performance assessmentTask-Based Language Teaching: A reader, Van den Branden, Kris, Martin Bygate and John M. Norris (eds.), pp. 455–476
This article summarizes fIndings from investigations into the development and use of a prototype English language task-based performance test. Data included performances by 90 examinees on 13 complex and skills-integrative tasks, a priori estimations of examinee proficiency differences, a priori… read more | Article
Norris, John M., Martin Bygate and Kris Van den Branden 2009 Section introTask-Based Language Teaching: A reader, Van den Branden, Kris, Martin Bygate and John M. Norris (eds.), pp. 131–134
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Norris, John M., Martin Bygate and Kris Van den Branden 2009 Section introTask-Based Language Teaching: A reader, Van den Branden, Kris, Martin Bygate and John M. Norris (eds.), pp. 431–434
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Norris, John M., Martin Bygate and Kris Van den Branden 2009 Section introTask-Based Language Teaching: A reader, Van den Branden, Kris, Martin Bygate and John M. Norris (eds.), pp. 15–19
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Norris, John M., Martin Bygate and Kris Van den Branden 2009 Section introTask-Based Language Teaching: A reader, Van den Branden, Kris, Martin Bygate and John M. Norris (eds.), pp. 243–247
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Van den Branden, Kris, Martin Bygate and John M. Norris 2009 Chapter 1. Task-based language teaching: introducing the reader.Task-Based Language Teaching: A reader, Van den Branden, Kris, Martin Bygate and John M. Norris (eds.), pp. 1–13
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Norris, John M. and Lourdes Ortega 2006 1. The value and practice of research synthesis for language learning and teachingSynthesizing Research on Language Learning and Teaching, Norris, John M. and Lourdes Ortega (eds.), pp. 1–50
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