CART

(0) items

Language Program Direction Theory and Practice,9780205837847

Language Program Direction Theory and Practice

by ; ;
Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780205837847

ISBN10:
0205837840
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/3/2013
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
List Price: $35.00

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$29.75

Buy New Textbook

Currently Available, Usually Ships in 24-48 Hours
N9780205837847
$30.99

eTextbook

Downloadable Offline Access
  • Apple Devices
  • Android Devices
  • Windows Devices
  • Mac Devices

 
Duration
Price
$15.63

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $20.30
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 6/3/2013.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

Practical tips and theory for Language Program Directors

 

Language Program Direction: Theory and Practice combines helpful, practical, everyday advice with research and theory to offer a rich, contemporary resource for Language Program Directors or anyone involved in administering a language program.

 

Intended for current and future foreign language teaching professionals, volumes in the Theory and Practice in Second Language Classroom Instruction series examine issues in teaching and learning in language classrooms. The topics selected and the discussions of them draw in principled ways on theory and practice in a range of fields, including second language acquisition, foreign language education, educational policy, language policy, linguistics, and other areas of applied linguistics.  

Author Biography

Gillian Lord received a B.S. from Vanderbilt University, an M.A. in Hispanic Literatures from the University of Virginia, and a Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics from the Pennsylvania State University. She joined the faculty of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies (formerly the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures) at the University of Florida in 2001, where she directs the Lower Division Spanish Program and serves as Chair of the department. In her time at the University of Florida Professor Lord has won the Teacher of the Year Award, the Service Learning Faculty of the Year Award, and the Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award. Professor Lord’s research focuses on language teaching and learning in both the classroom and immersion settings, focusing primarily on the acquisition of foreign language sound systems. She also works in pedagogy and teacher training with an emphasis on the role of technology in language acquisition and education. She has published articles in journals such as Foreign Language Annals, Hispania, CALICO and System, among others, and co-edited a volume with Lara Lomicka on web 2.0 tools in language teaching (2009, CALICO). Professor Lord currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO), as Spanish Head of the American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators (AAUSC) and as a member of the CLEP Spanish (ETS, College Board) Test Development Committee.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The mission statement

Chapter 3: Choosing a textbook

Chapter 4: Syllabi and other administrative materials

Chapter 5: Hiring and training instructors

Chapter 6: Incorporating technology

Chapter 7: Looking to the future

References



Please wait while the item is added to your cart...