Learn languages directly from the people who live in those cultures! AAUSC 2005: INTERNET-MEDIATED INTERCULTURAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION lets you correspond over the Internet to French, German, Spanish, and Russian people just like you and learn the language at the same time. And because it's got tons of study tools built right in, this is the language textbook that helps you out on the test as well.
Table of Contents
PART I: THE PEDAGOGY OF INTERNET-MEDIATED INTERCULTURAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION.
1. Steven L. Thorne: Pedagogical and Praxiological Lessons from Internet-Mediated Intercultural Foreign Language Education Research.
2. Beth Bauer, Lynne deBenedette, Gilberte Furstenberg, Sabine Levet and Shoggy Waryn: Internet-Mediated Intercultural Foreign Language Education: The Cultura Project.
3. Andreas Müller-Hartmann: Learning How to Teach Intercultural Communicative Competence via Telecollaboration: A Model for Language Teacher Education.
PART II: RESEARCH ON INTERNET-MEDIATED INTERCULTURAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION.
1. Robert O'Dowd: The Use of Videoconferencing and E-mail as Mediators of Intercultural Student Ethnography.
2. Paola E. Dussias: Morphological Development in Spanish-American Telecollaboration.
3. Lina Lee: A Study of Native and Nonnative Speakers' Feedback and Responses in Spanish-American Networked Collaborative Interaction.
PART III: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN INTERNET-MEDIATED INTERCULTURAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION.
1. Jeffrey Schneider and Silke von der Emde: Conflicts in Cyberspace: From Communication Breakdown to Intercultural Dialogue in Online Collaborations.
2. Julie A. Belz: At the Intersection of Telecollaboration and Learner Corpus Analysis: Considerations for Language Program Direction.
3. Robert Train. Epilogue: A Critical Look at Technologies and Ideologies in Internet-Mediated Intercultural Foreign Language Education.