The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, 10 Volume Set

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2013-01-30
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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This ground-breaking reference work, available online or as a 10-volume print set, is a comprehensive resource covering the highly diverse field of applied linguistics.
  • Brings together historic and emerging areas of research within applied linguistics
  • Combines individual entries ranging from 1,500 to 4,000 words, with longer, essay-style contributions giving a detailed overview of key developments and ideas
  • Includes over 1,100 entries written by an international team of scholars from over 40 countries
  • Covers 27 key areas of the field, including Language Learning and Teaching, Bilingual and Multilingual Education, Assessment and Testing, Corpus Linguistics, Conversation Analysis, Discourse, Cognitive Second Language Acquisition, Language Policy and Planning, Literacy, and Technology and Language
  • Features over 200 entries on the philosophy and history of applied linguistics and biographies of key applied linguists
  • Ideal for students, teachers, researchers, and practitioners in the interdisciplinary field of applied linguistics
  • Publishing simultaneously in print and online; for further information visit www.encyclopediaofappliedlinguistics.com

Additional features of the online edition (ISBN: 978-1-4051-9843-1):

  • Updated twice yearly, to keep the work relevant and cutting-edge
  • Incorporates valuable learning tools, such as color photographs and media files  
  • Powerful searching, browsing, and cross-referencing capabilities, including Open URL linking and an easily-searchable classification system of the project as a whole

Author Biography

Carol A. Chapelle is distinguished professor of liberal arts and sciences and professor of TESL/applied linguistics at Iowa State University, USA. Her research explores issues at the intersection of computer technology and applied linguistics. Her books on technology and language include Computer Applications in Second Language Acquisition (2001), English Language Learning and Technology (2003), and Tips for Teaching With CALL (2008, with Joan Jamieson). Her books focusing on language assessment and research methods include Assessing Language Through Computer Technology (2006, with Dan Douglas), Inference and Generalizability in Applied Linguistics (2006, coedited with Micheline Chalhoub-Deville and Patricia Duff), ESOL Tests and Testing (2005, with Stephen Stoynoff), and Building a Validity Argument for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (2008, coedited with Mary K. Enright and Joan Jamieson). She is coeditor of the Cambridge Applied Linguistics series. She is past president of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (2006–7) and former editor of TESOL Quarterly (1999–2004). She was awarded the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award in Language Testing by the University of Cambridge and International Language Testing Association and the 2012 Samuel J. Messick Memorial Lecture Award by Educational Testing Service.

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