In this original book, B. Kumaravadivelu presents amacrostrategic framework designed to help both beginning andexperienced teachers develop a systematic, . This article traces the major trends in TESOL methods in the past 15 years. It focuses Beyond methods: Macrostrategies for language teaching. New. Haven. Beyond Methods – Kumaravadivelu. The Parameter of Particularity. The parameter of particularity requires that any language pedagogy, to be.
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Account Options Sign in. These strategies enable teachers to evaluate classroom practices and to generate techniques and activities for realizing teaching goals. The Parameter of Particularity The parameter of particularity requires that any language pedagogy, to be relevant, must be sensitive to a particular group of teachers teaching a particular group of learners pursuing a particular set of goals within a particular institutional context embedded in a particular sociocultural milieu.
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“Beyond Methods: Macrostrategies for Language Teaching” by B Kumaravadivelu
In the process of sensitizing itself to the prevailing sociopolitical reality, the parameter of possibility is also concerned with individual identity. The framework consists of kumaarvadivelu macrostrategies based on current theoretical, empirical, and experiential knowledge of second language and foreign language teaching.
These strategies enable teachers to evaluate classroom practices and to generate techniques and activities for realizing teaching goals.
Chapter 6 Promoting learner autonomy. To sum up this section, I have suggested that one way of conceptualizing a postmethod pedagogy is to look bfyond it three-dimensionally as a pedagogy of particularity, practicality, and possibility. My Content 1 Recently viewed 1 Beyond Methods: Prices are subject to change without notice.
Beyond Methods: Macrostrategies for Language Teaching
A logical corollary is that it is the practicing teacher who, given adequate tools for kumaravadifelu, is best suited to produce such a practical theory. In this sense, a theory of practice involves continual reflection and action. Since the particular is so deeply embedded in the practical, and cannot be achieved or understood without it, the parameter of particularity is intertwined with the parameter of practicality as well.
It is the ability to be sensitive to the local educational, institutional and social contexts in which L2 learning and teaching take place see Chapter 11 on ensuring social relevance.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Please find details to our shipping fees here. Learner and Teacher Autonomy: Chapter 3 Maximizing learning opportunities. Chapter 5 Facilitating negotiated interaction. Teachers and future teachers, researchers, and teacher educators will find the volume indispensable. His book provides the tools a teacher needs in order to self-observe, self-analyze, You are commenting using your Twitter account.
Macrostrategies for Language Teaching Yale language series. Chapter 9 Contextualizing linguistic input. Kumaravadivelu presents a macrostrategic framework designed to help both beginning and experienced teachers develop a systematic, coherent, and personal theory of practice. Fill in your merhods below or click an icon to log in: Such a continual cycle of observation, reflection, and action is a prerequisite for the development of context-sensitive pedagogic theory and practice.
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His previous book, “Beyond Methods: Each one shapes and is shaped by the other. The parameter of possibility is derived mainly from the works of critical pedagogists of Freirean persuasion. With checklists, surveys, projects, and reflective tasks to encourage critical thinking, the book is both practical and accessible.
Inevitably, the boundaries of the particular, the practical, and the possible are blurred. Aims and Scope In this original book, B. The parameter of practicality seeks to rupture the reified role relationship by enabling and encouraging teachers to theorize from their practice and to practice what they theorize.
They interweave and interact with each other in a synergic relationship where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Kumaravadivelu No preview available – Macrostrategies for Language Teaching. Chapter 12 Raising cultural consciousness. The parameter of practicality entails a teacher-generated theory of practice.
A respectful treatment of one another is important to us. The Parameter of Practicality The parameter of practicality relates to a much larger issue that directly impacts on the practice of classroom teaching, namely, the relationship between theory and practice that was discussed in Chapter 1.
Chapter 13 Monitoring teaching acts.
By using the comment function on degruyter. The Parameter of Possibility The parameter of possibility is derived mainly from the works of critical pedagogists of Freirean persuasion.