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Research and Practice in Language Teacher Education: Voices from the Field; Selected Papers from the First International Conference on Language Teacher Education
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These fifteen selected papers from the First International Language Teacher Education Conference in 1999 focus on three particularly important areas in the field of language teacher education: the knowledge base of language teaching; processes of language teacher education; and sociocultural and political contexts of language teacher education.

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Research and Practice in Immersion Education: Looking Back and Looking Ahead - Selected Conference Proceedings
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These selected conference proceedings highlight the presentations and discussions held at the conference on immersion education held at the University of Minnesota in October 1995. The papers report on the challenges related to policy and planning and pedagogical and assessment issues.

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Reformulation of Written German From the Second Language Learner's Perspective
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Reformulation is a second language writing technique in which a non-native's work is rewritten by a native in order to look more native-like. This diary study of a lower-intermediate learner of German shows how the technique can be used as an effective learning strategy by second-language learners.

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Participation, a long-standing assessment category on language syllabi, has found a new conceptual life over the last few decades as digital literacies practices have become a part of everyday life and learning. This symposium aims to contribute to discussions of the role of digital literacies in second language learning and teaching and biliteracy development, by considering the ways in which technologically-mediated communication can enable new forms of participation and access, but also the ways in which participation in digital spaces is rarely full and equitable, but is more often than not fraught with questions of legitimacy and symbolic power. This is the third event in a biennial series that examines various roles of digital literacies in language learning; presentations and resources from the 2014 and 2016 symposia can be found on the website and CERCLL's YouTube channel.

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