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AAUSC 2006: Insights for Study Abroad Language Programs, 1st Edition

  • Sharon Wilkinson, Editor Arizona State University
  • Sally Sieloff Magnan University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • ISBN-10: 142820511X  |  ISBN-13: 9781428205116
  • 163 Pages
  • © 2007 | Published
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About

Overview

AAUSC 2006: Insights for Study Abroad Language Program is the 2006 volume in the annual program published by Heinle-Cengage on behalf of the American Association of University Supervisors, Coordinators, and Directors of Foreign language programs (AAUSC). The series contains articles on the topic of advanced foreign-language learning. This volume’s articles, written by foreign language experts, focus on study abroad language programs. Published by Heinle- Cengage and endorsed by the AAUSC, these volumes strive to further the AAUSC goals—improving second language instruction by developing language training programs, promoting research in second language acquisition, and establishing a forum for exchanging ideas, experiences, and materials among language programs.

Table of Contents

Part I: INSIGHTS FROM THE PRODUCTS OF STUDY ABROAD.
1. Deborah Dubiner, Barbara F. Freed, Norman Segalowitz. Native Speakers’ Perceptions of Fluency Acquired by Study Abroad Students and their Implications for the Classroom at Home. 2. Sally Sieloff Magan, Michele Back. Requesting Help in French: Developing Pragmatic Features during Study Abroad. 3 Lucille Duperron. Study Abroad and the Second Language Acquisition of Tense and Aspect in French: Is Longer Better? 4. Dan P. Dewey. Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Development in Orthographically Complex Languages during Study Abroad.
Part II: INSIGHTS FROM THE PROCESSES OF STUDY ABROAD.
1. Darla K. Deardorff. A Model of Intercultural Competence and Its Implications for the Foreign Language Curriculum. 2. Valerie Pellegrino Aveni. Speak for Your Self: Second Language Use and Self-Construction during Study Abroad. 3. Kate Douglass. From the Learner’s Perspective: A Case Study on Motives and Study Abroad. 4. Beatrice Dupuy. Global Simulation: Experiential Learning and Preparing Students at Home for Study Abroad.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Sharon Wilkinson, Editor

In 2003, Sharon Wilkinson arrived at Arizona State University as the State Department’s Diplomat in Residence Program, which places career diplomats at a select number of university campuses for the purpose of counseling and recruiting students for a wide variety of career opportunities in foreign service. Prior to her engagement at ASU, Ambassador Wilkinson has a distinguished career in public service. Her career includes assignments as Vice Consul in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Consul in Accra, Ghana, program officer for Africa in the Bureau of Cultural Affairs, management analyst for the Office of Management Operations, Deputy Principal Officer in Tijuana, Mexico, and Consul General in Curacao. In 1995, she served as the U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso and in 2000, she served as Ambassador to the Republic of Mozambique. In addition, she has directed the Face-To-Face Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Office of Diplomatic and Public Liaison in the Bureau of Consular Affairs. She speaks Portuguese, Spanish and French.

Sally Sieloff Magnan

Sally Sieloff Magnan received her Ph.D. from Indiana University. She is a Professor of French and Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Language Institute. She is also Editor of the Modern Language Journal. She teaches courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in college teaching methods, second language studies, French language, and topics in French immigration. She received the honor of Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques and several teaching awards.