Foreign Language Research in Cross-Cultural Perspective

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This volume focuses on priorities for research in language pedagogy. The aim is to give an up-to-date overview of current thinking about important research issues such as the viability of large scale comparisons, the quantitative/qualitative research controversy, new trends in language testing and evaluation, and the role of different learning environments. In their discussions of these issues researchers from the US and from different countries in Europe show to what extent the priorities differ on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.
[Studies in Bilingualism, 2]  1991.  xi, 275 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Richard D. Lambert
Kees de Bot, Claire Kramsch and Ralph B. Ginsberg
I. Priorities in the US and in Europe
Foreign Language Instruction and second Language Acquisition Research in the United States
Charles A. Ferguson and Thom Huebner
Empirical Foreign Language Reaserch in Europe
Theo van Els, Kees de Bot and Bert Weltens
Measurement and Research Design
Ralph B. Ginsberg
Focus on Form: A Design Feature in Language Teaching Methodology
Mike Long
Pros, Cons, and Limits to Quantitative Approaches in Foreign Language Acquisition Research
Wallace E. Lambert
Ask A Stupid Question…: Testing Language Proficiency in the Context of Research Studies
Christine Klein-Braley
Item Response Theory and Reduced Redundancy Techniques: Some Notes on Recent Developments in Language Testing
Mats Oscarson
II. Teaching Environments
Introduction to the Section on Teaching Environments
Kees de Bot
Research on Language Teaching Methodologies: A Review of the Past and an Agenda for the Future
Diane Larsen-Freeman
Problems in Defining Instructional Methodologies
Christopher Brumfit
Evaluation of Foreign Language Teaching Projects and Programmes
Rosamond Mitchell
The Characterization of Teaching and Learning Environments: Problems and Perspectives
Dick Allwright
III. Learning Environments
Introduction to the Section Learning Environments
Claire Kramsch
Some Ins and Outs of Foreign Language Classroom Research
Willis J. Edmondson
Linguistic Theory and Foreign Language Learning Environments
Suzanne Flynn
Culture in Language Learning: A View from the United States
Claire Kramsch
Implications of Intelligent Tutoring Systems for Research and Practice in Foreign Language Learning
Ralph B. Ginsberg
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