Journal Writing in Second Language Education
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: University of Michigan Press
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Title Page, Series Page, Copyright, Series Foreword, Acknowledgments
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...rately in books and articles: (1) journal writing for learners of (2) journal writing as a multipurpose learning tool for teacher ject matter, and on one’s learning processes can contribute to a be used at any proficiency level and with different age groups? classes (e.g., confidentiality, time, class size)? What are the ...
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1. Introduction to Journal Writing
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...• How do you define “reflection” in learning and teaching?for this book, I found myself asking: Why write a book on lished scholarship in our field, I have little to say that is new. (Louis Kelly, 1969, showed us many years ago that all the been around for 25 centuries.) So it’s not new messages or ...
2. Journal Writing with Low-Proficiency Learners
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...writer than to try to write a journal ourselves in an L2 in which we are not proficient. I periodically did this with and the others were mother-tongue English speakers, also teachers. I asked everyone to write in an L2 in which they were they may have studied only briefly decades before. I “wrote” ...
3. Journal Writing with Intermediate-Proficiency Learners
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The category “intermediate-level learner” in my field of ESL/to fine-tune all the diversity in the middle. It is the top and the bottom that stand out. Clearly there will be learners in this very plex, and sophisticated academic language. So I hope I will be tive interactions are thus possible with teachers and peers; the ...
4. Journal Writing with Advanced-Proficiency Learners
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...• What types of multilingual writers are you familiar diversity of learner proficiencies within the label “intermedi-ate.” As I mentioned there, it is easier to identify advanced who for various reasons need further work on literacy practices, particularly if they are in an academic setting. I also include ...
5. Journal Writing in Language Teacher Development
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...a teacher preparation class, as yet with little or no experience of experience, journal writing can be used in many ways to deepen and further learning and teaching experiences. The reflective potential of journal writing—its capability of journal in my master’s or PhD programs, so I regrettably can’t ...
6. Journal Writing for Research Purposes
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...the preceding chapters is that of an expressive, introspective, activity and growth” (Borg, 2001, p. 157). It certainly is all writing we do in journals and diaries also contributes to “the growth and understanding of the lives of researchers” (p. 157). Qualitative researchers in particular benefit from writing vari-...
7. Difficult Issues with a Wonderful Practice
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...for students, teachers, and researchers in second language practice, reflection, self-expression and exploration, synthesis and critical thinking, discovery and risk taking, and archiving learners, practicing teachers, and researchers. The overall picture and the majority of the journal writing literature offer ...
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Allison, D. (1998). Investigating learners’ course diaries as explorations of Alm, M. (1999). Reading writing journals in the college composition class-room. In S. Gardner & T. Fulwiler (Eds.), The journal book: For teach-ers of at-risk college writers (pp. 98–107). Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Alterio, Maxine. (2004). Collaborative journalling as a professional devel-...
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Page Count: 272
Publication Year: 2013
Series Title: Michigan Series on Teaching Multilingual