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Researching Cultures of Learning

International Perspectives on Language Learning and Education

Authors: Jin, Lixian

Editors: Cortazzi, M. (Ed.)

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This edited book examines cultures of learning from the perspectives of education, applied linguistics and language learning. The concept can be used to explore socio-cultural features of language learning and use contexts in educational institutions, and cultural practices of pedagogic activities and classroom interaction.

About the authors

JAN ABD-KADIR Lecturer in Language Education in the Department of Education at the University of York, UK ZAHRA ALIMORAD Ph.D. candidate of TEFL at Shiraz University, Iran NAHLA NOLA BACHA Professor of Applied Linguistics and Chairperson of the Department of Humanities at the Lebanese American University, Lebanon RIMA BAHOUS Associate Professor of Education and the Director of the Program and Learning Assessment at the Lebanese American University, Lebanon DAT BAO Lecturer in TESOL in Monash University, Australia ERICH BERENDT taught in Japan at the University of Chiba (1973-1993) and Seisen University (1993-2008) and was honoured by Seisen University as 'Professor emeritus' in 2008. He worked as a Professor at the Graduate School of English, Assumption University, Bangkok (2008-12) MARTIN CORTAZZI Visiting Professor at the Centre for Applied Linguistics at the University of Warwick, UK SAMI DADI Assistant Professor in TESOL and Applied Linguistics in the College of Applied Sciences, Nizwa, Oman JOSEPH FALOUT Assistant Professor at Nihon University, College of Science and Technology, Japan TETSUYA FUKUDA English instructor at International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan FRANK HARDMAN Chair Professor of International Development and Education in the Institute for Effective Education at the University of York, UK LE THI THU HUYEN Senior Lecturer at Danang University, Vietnam and is also a PhD student at the faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia LIXIAN JIN Chair Professor of Linguistics and Intercultural Learning and the Director of the Centre for Research in Intercultural Communication and Learning (CIRCL) at De Montfort University, UK SHIVA KAIVANPANAH Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics at the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Tehran, Iran JIN LI Associate Professor of Education and Human Development at Brown University, U.S.A GULNISSA MAKHANOVA Senior Lecturer in English at Kazakh-British Technical University, Kazakhstan SHAKILA ABDUL MANAN Associate Professor of English Language Studies at the School of Humanities, Universiti Sains, Malaysia MAARET MATTSSON Kindergarten 1 Teacher and the Leader of the Physical Motor Program in Australian International School of Bangkok (AISB), Thailand TIM MURPHEY Researcher at Kanda University of International Studies, Japan MAJID NEMATI Assistant Professor at the University of Tehran, Iran PHAN LE HA Senior Lecturer in Culture and Pedagogy in the Faculty of Education Monash University, Australia HAJAR ABDUL RAHIM Associate Professor in the English Language Studies department at the School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia JANETTE RYAN Research Associate in the Contemporary China Studies Centre at the University of Oxford and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Academic Practice and Internationalisation at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK RAHMAN SAHRAGARD Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics in Shiraz University, Iran MARIA TROVELA currently working at the Center for Developing Kids, a pediatric therapy clinic, in Pasadena, California, and attending the Occupational Therapy Graduate Program at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, USA WANG JING currently undertaking a PhD in the University of Hong Kong JUNJU WANG Professor of Applied Linguistics and Dean of the School of Foreign Languages and Literature at Shandong University, China XIE QUN Professor of English and the Dean of College of Foreign Languages in Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China YUAN YUAN Associate Professor of School of Foreign Languages, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China

Reviews

'This book is definitely worth reading. It redefines the concept of learning cultures within different contexts. The book will be beneficial for language learners and teachers but also useful for Western and Asian academics, to cultivate a greater understanding of the cultural influences affecting English Language Education within a global classroom context.' - Language in Society


Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Introduction: Researching Cultures of Learning

    Cortazzi, Martin (et al.)

    Pages 1-17

  • Cultures of Learning: An Evolving Concept and an Expanding Field

    Yuan, Yuan (et al.)

    Pages 21-40

  • Comparing Learning Characteristics in Chinese and Anglophone Cultures: Pitfalls and Insights

    Ryan, Janette

    Pages 41-58

  • Understanding the Chinese Learners from a Perspective of Confucianism

    Wang, Junju

    Pages 61-79

  • Reforming Teacher Education in East Africa: The Importance of Socio-cultural Context

    Abd-Kadir, Jan (et al.)

    Pages 80-94

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Researching Cultures of Learning
Book Subtitle
International Perspectives on Language Learning and Education
Authors
Editors
  • M. Cortazzi
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-29634-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137296344
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-32132-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34035-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 355
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