New Language Learning and Teaching Environments

Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching

The Case of China

Editors: Reinders, Hayo, Nunan, David, Zou, Bin (Eds.)

  • Analyses the impetus for educational changes in China
  • Draws on first-hand experience for a comprehensive insight into innovation in language education in China
  • Offers insight into changes in language learning that can be implemented elsewhere
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This book evaluates the origins of processes of change in language teaching in China, and the factors influencing their success. Examining diverse experiences and drawing on the perspectives of academics from the top institutions in the country, the authors analyse the complex interplay between global and local influences on language policies. Encouraging discussion of the significant education reforms that have taken place in China in recent years, this work will be of interest to students and scholars of language education, English as a Second Language and applied linguistics. 

About the authors

Hayo Reinders is Professor of Education and Head of Department at Unitec, New Zealand, and Dean of the Graduate School at Anaheim University, USA. His research interests include educational technology, learner autonomy, and out-of-class learning, and he has published over 20 books. He is the editor of the ‘New Language Learning and Teaching Environments’ series for Palgrave Macmillan.
David Nunan is Chair of the Research Committee, Director of the MA TESOL Program and Director of the David Nunan Institute for Language Education at Anaheim University, USA. He is also Professor Emeritus at the University of Hong Kong, China. He has published over 100 books and articles in the areas of curriculum and materials development, classroom-based research and discourse analysis.
Bin Zou is Senior Tutor / Associate Professor at the Language Centre, Xi’an Jioatong Liverpool University, China. His research interests include English Language Teaching, Computer Assisted Language Learning and English for Academic Purposes. He is an executive committee member of the China English for Academic Purposes Association and an executive committee member of the China Computer-Assisted Language Learning Association.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Innovation in China: An Overview

    Nunan, David (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

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  • Assessment for Learning in English Language Classrooms in China: Contexts, Problems, and Solutions

    Liu, Jun (et al.)

    Pages 17-37

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  • Learning to Speak in an Exam-Focused World: A Study of Independent Language Learning in China

    Snow, Don (et al.)

    Pages 39-62

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  • Innovations in Writing Instruction in China: Metasynthesis of Qualitative Research for the Period 2005–2016

    Ng, Chiew Hong (et al.)

    Pages 63-87

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  • Technology-Enhanced Content and Language Integrated Learning in Chinese Tertiary English Classes: Potentials and Challenges

    Zhao, Ke (et al.)

    Pages 89-113

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eBook 74,96 €
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Hardcover 93,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-60091-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching
Book Subtitle
The Case of China
Editors
  • Hayo Reinders
  • David Nunan
  • Bin Zou
Series Title
New Language Learning and Teaching Environments
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-60092-9
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-60092-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-60091-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 332
Number of Illustrations and Tables
7 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour
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