The Complete Guide to the Theory and Practice of Materials Development for Language Learning
1. Auflage Juli 2017
416 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd
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The Complete Guide to the Theory and Practice of Materials Development for Language Learning provides undergraduate and graduate-level students in applied linguistics and TESOL, researchers, materials developers, and teachers with everything they need to know about the latest theory and practice of language learning materials development for all media.
The past two decades have seen historic change in the field of language learning materials development. The four main drivers of that change include a shift in emphasis from materials for language teaching to language learning; evidenced-based development; the huge increase in digital delivery technologies; and the wedding of materials developed for the learning of English with those for other second or foreign languages.
Timely, authoritative, and global in scope, this text represents the ideal resource for all those studying and working in the field of language learning.
Materials Development So Far 1
Issues in Materials Development 25
Materials Evaluation 52
Materials Adaptation 82
The Development of Materials 117
The Process of Publishing Coursebooks 145
Developing Digital Materials 171
Developing Materials for the Acquisition of Language 189
Developing Materials for the Development of Skills 220
Developing Materials for Young Learners 246
Developing Materials for Teenagers and Adults 270
Developing Materials for Different Levels, Users, and Purposes 291
Visuals, Layout, and Design 325
Writing Instructions for Language-Learning Activities 342
Materials Development Research 355
Resources Useful for Materials Developers 391
Hitomi Masuhara, PhD is Lecturer at the University of Liverpool and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is a founding member and Secretary of MATSDA, and has authored many books, book chapters, and articles. She has worked in Japan, Oman, Singapore and the UK, has been involved in numerous international projects, and has given plenary presentations and workshops in more than 30 countries. Her recent publications include Materials and Methods in ELT: A Teacher's Guide, Third Edition (2013, with Jo McDonough and Christopher Shaw) and Practice and Theory for Materials Development in Second Language Learning (2017, with Freda Mishan and Brian Tomlinson).