The Routledge Handbook of Study Abroad Research and Practice is an authoritative overview of study abroad and immersive context research specifically situated within applied linguistics and Second Language Acquisition (SLA) for graduate students and researchers in these fields. Featuring contributions from established scholars from around the world, this volume provides in-depth coverage of the theoretical approaches and methodologies used in study abroad and applied linguistics research, and examines their practical implications on program implementation. The Handbook is organized around core areas of research and practice: language development and personal growth; study abroad settings; individual differences of learners; and applications concerning the preparation of students, teachers, and administrators for study abroad, the role of study abroad in foreign language curricula, and future directions. This handbook is the ideal resource for graduate students, researchers, and administrators interested in learning more about linguistic and personal development during study abroad.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 570
Weight: 1247 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 mm
"This authoritative volume exemplifies the contemporary state of the art in research on language learning in study abroad contexts, representing a broad range of theoretical frameworks and methodological approaches. It should be required reading for researchers in this field as well as for language education professionals involved in international education."
Celeste Kinginger, Pennsylvania State University, USA
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