A Guide to the Reference Literature

Author: Anna L. DeMiller

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563086199

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 396

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Thoroughly revised and updated with some 500 new entries- including the addition of pertinent Internet sites-this is the only bibliographic guide to information sources for linguistics. Coverage spans from 1957 to the present, and DeMiller's detailed citations describe and evaluate each work, often offering comparisons to similar titles. Essential to the research and study of general or theoretical linguistics, the book is also indispensable in related areas.

Research and the Teacher

A Qualitative Introduction to School-based Research

Author: Graham Hitchcock,David Hughes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134854595

Category: Education

Page: 388

View: 9711


First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Language Proficiency

Defining, Teaching, and Testing

Author: L.A. Arena

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1489908706

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 204

View: 5156


Louis A. Arena University of Delaware Newark, DE This monograph contains select, revised, and invited papers which deal with the topic, Language Proficiency: Defining, Teaching, and Testing. This topic was the theme of the eighth annual symposium held at the University of Delaware. The papers contained in this volume are invited papers or were originally scheduled for presentation and/or presented at the eighth annual Delaware Symposium on Language Studies. The papers combine research con ducted in the areas of teaching, testing, and defining second language pro ficiency within the profession of applied linguistics. They are divided into three principal sections: "Applied Linguistics and Language Pro ficiency", "Language Proficiency in Reading and Writing", and "Testing for Language Proficiency". In Part I, Paul Angelis' "Applied Linguistics: Realities and Projections re the Teaching Profession'; sketches a historical portrait of Applied Linguistics, its definition, presence, and role in the profession that teaches second language proficiency. Angelis concludes that Applied Linguistics is still a young discipline in terms of substance, organization, and strategy, and that these three components will determine the prospects for the future of applied linguistics re the teaching profession. The next six papers address the issue of second language proficiency from various points of view. Kensaku Yoshida's essay "Knowing vs Believing vs Feeling: Studies on Japanese Bilinguals" concludes that some Japanese bilinguals are actually not necessarily bilingual because they very often face problems requiring other kinds of proficiency, i. e.

Energy Education Resources

Author: DIANE Publishing Company

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788120381


Page: 86

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Lists generally available free or low-cost energy-related educational materials for students & educators. Over 140 organizations are profiled. Subject index.

Uganda: Adjustment with Growth, 1987-94

Author: Robert L. Sharer,Hema R. De Zoysa,Calvin A. McDonald,International Monetary Fund

Publisher: International Monetary Fund

ISBN: 9781557754615

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 45

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This paper explores not only the recent adjustment efforts but also the prospects for Uganda in the medium term. It provides an overview of recent economic performance with respect to growth, saving, and investment, and provides an analysis of Uganda's external adjustment efforts. The paper surveys fiscal adjustment and the prospects for a sustainable fiscal position, public enterprise reform, and army demobilization.

Directory Of Eric Resource Collections

Author: Belinda J. Taheri,Edward Pearce

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 078817021X

Category: Nature

Page: 208

View: 1403


Lists 1,029 organizations that provide access to the Educational Resources Info. Center (ERIC) databases and related resources. Arranged geographically and grouped into three categories -- the U.S., outlying territories, and other countries. Designed to help users quickly locate organizations that offer ERIC resources and related services within a geographically short distance. Organizations included do one or more of the following: provide online or CD-ROM access to the ERIC databases on a regular basis; maintain sizable collections of ERIC microfiche; and subscribe to and collect ERIC pub's. &/or ERIC clearinghouse pub's.