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Lecture by Merrill Swain, October 27, 2000

Collaborative Dialogue and Second Language Learning by Merrill Swain, Professor of Applied Linguistics, Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of The University of Toronto This talk will focus on our recent research designed to explore the role of collaborative dialogue in second language learning.  Collaborative dialogue is dialogue…

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Collaborative Textbook Selection: A Case Study Leading to Practical and Theoretical Considerations

This case study developed a collaborative approach to the selection of a Spanish language textbook. The collaborative process consisted of six steps, detailed in this article: team building, generating evaluation criteria, formulating a meaningful rubric, selecting prospective textbooks, calculating rubric results, and reflectively reviewing results...