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Items in Philology and Linguistics (P1 - P1091) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 120 days.

  • Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction : 8th International Conference of the CLEF Association, CLEF 2017, Dublin, Ireland, September 11-14, 2017, Proceedings / edited by Gareth J.F. Jones, Séamus Lawless, Julio Gonzalo, Liadh Kelly, Lorraine Goeuriot, Thomas Mandl, Linda Cappellato, Nicola Ferro

  • Media, diaspora and conflict Ola Ogunyemi, editor
    P 96 W62 M43 2017eb

  • Language policy and political issues in education / Teresa L. McCarty, Stephen May, editors
    P 40.8 L37 2017eb

  • Internal perception : the role of bodily information in concepts and word mastery / Sara Dellantonio, Luigi Pastore
    P 123 D45 2017eb

  • Teaching Science to English Language Learners Preparing Pre-Service and In-Service Teachers

  • Interpreting Straw Man Argumentation The Pragmatics of Quotation and Reporting

  • Curated stories : the uses and misuses of storytelling / Sujatha Fernandes
    P 96 N35 F47 2017
    Storytelling has proliferated today, from TED Talks and Humans of New York to a plethora of story-coaching agencies and consultants. These narratives are typically heartbreaking accounts of poverty, mistreatment, and struggle that often move us deeply. But what do they move us to? And what arethe stakes in the crafting and use of storytelling?In Curated Stories, Sujatha Fernandes considers the rise of storytelling alongside the broader shift to neoliberal, free-market economies to argue that stories have been reconfigured to promote entrepreneurial self-making and restructured as easily digestible soundbites mobilized toward utilitarianends. Fernandes roams the globe and returns with stories from the Afghan Women's Writing Project, the domestic workers movement and the undocumented student Dreamer movement in the United States, and the Mision Cultura project in Venezuela to show how the conditions under which the stories are told,the tropes through which they are narrated, and the ways in which they are responded to may actually disguise the deeper contexts of global inequality. Curated stories shift the focus away from structural problems and defuse the confrontational politics of social movements. Not just a critical examination of contemporary use of narrative and its wider impact on our collective understanding of pressing social issues, Curated Stories also explores how storytelling might be reclaimed to allow for the complexity of experience to be expressed in pursuit of transformativesocial change.

  • Interviewing for language proficiency : interaction and interpretation / Steven J. Ross

  • Storytelling for virtual reality : methods and principles for crafting immersive narratives / John Bucher
    P 96 A86 B835 2018

    Storytelling For Virtual Reality serves as a bridge for students of new media and professionals working between the emerging world of VR technology and the art form of classical storytelling. Rather than examining purely the technical, the text focuses on the narrative and how stories can best be structured, created, and then told in virtual immersive spaces. Author John Bucher examines the timeless principles of storytelling and how they are being applied, transformed, and transcended in virtual reality. Interviews, conversations, and case studies with both pioneers and innovators in VR storytelling are featured, including with industry leaders at LucasFilm, 20th Century Fox, Oculus, Insomniac Games, and Google.

    For more information about story, virtual reality, this book and its author, please visit StorytellingforVR.com

  • The Routledge companion to media, sex and sexuality / edited by Clarissa Smith and Feona Attwood with Brian McNair
    P 96 S45 R68 2018eb

  • Ecstatic worlds : media, utopias, ecologies / Janine Marchessault
    P 96 T42 M355 2017

    When media translate the world to the world: twentieth-century utopian projects including Edward Steichen's "Family of Man," Jacques Cousteau's underwater films, and Buckminster Fuller's geoscope.


  • Machine translation with minimal reliance on parallel resources / George Tambouratzis, Marina Vassiliou, Sokratis Sofianopoulos

  • Media, diaspora and the Somali conflict / Idil Osman

  • Language policy beyond the state Maarja Siiner, Kadri Koreinik, Kara D. Brown

  • The singularity of western innovation the language nexus / Leonard Dudley

  • Translation in Transition : Between cognition, computing and technology / edited by Arnt Lykke Jakobsen, Bartolomé Mesa-Lao
    P 306.94 T76 2017
    Translation practice and workflows have witnessed significant changes during the last decade. New market demands to handle digital content as well as technological advances are leading this transition. The development and integration of machine translation systems have given post-editing practices a reason to be in the context of professional translation services. Translators may still work from a source text, but more often than not they are presented with already translated text involving different degrees of translation automation. This scenario radically changes the cognitive demands of translation.
    Technological development has inevitably influenced the translation research agenda as well. It has provided new means of penetrating deeper into the cognitive processes that make translation possible and has endorsed new concepts and theories to understand the translation process. Computational analysis of eye movements and keystroke behaviour provides us with new insights into translational reading, processes of literality, effects of directionality, similarities between inter- and intralingual translation, as well as the effects of post-editing on cognitive processes and on the quality of the final outcome.
    All of these themes are explored in-depth in the articles in this volume which presents new and valuable insights to anyone interested in what is currently happening in empirical, process-oriented translation research.

  • Discourse and education / Stanton Wortham, Deoksoon Kim, Stephen May, editors
    P 95 D58 2017eb

  • Translation and the Intersection of Texts, Contexts and Politics Historical and Socio-cultural Perspectives

  • Exploring spoken English learner language using Corpora learner talk / Eric Friginal, Joseph J. Lee, Brittany Polat, Audrey Roberson

    This book is unique in that it fills in an important gap in the field of school-based (Years K to 10) Chinese language education by addressing the question of how to better teach characters (Hanzi) to make the learning more effective?

  • Critical discourse analysis of Chinese advertisement case studies of household appliance advertisements from 1981 to 1996 / Chong Wang

  • The sociolinguistics of academic publishing : language and the practices of homo academicus / Linus Salö

  • An introduction to discourse analysis : theory and method / James Paul Gee
    P 302 G4 2005eb
    An introduction to one form of discourse analysis useful for understanding communication problems in society and in institutions like schools. This new edition is a complete revision of the original text containing substantial new material.

  • Ill effects : the media/violence debate / edited by Martin Barker and Julian Petley
    P 96 V5 I55 2001eb
    The influence of the media remains a contentious issue. Every time a particularly high-profile crime of violence is committed, there are those who blame the effects of the media. The familiar culprits of cinema, television, video and rock music, have now been joined, particularly in the wake of the massacre at Columbine High School, by the Internet. Yet, any real evidence that the media do actually have such negative effects remains as elusive as ever and, consequently, the debate about effects frequently ends up as being little more than strident and rhetorical appeals to "common sense." "Ill Effects" is a guide for the perplexed. It suggests new and productive ways in which we can understand the influences of the media and question why the effects paradigm still exerts a tenacious hold in some quarters. Refusing to adopt the absurd position that the media have no influence at all, "Ill Effects " rethinks the notion of media influence in ways which take into account how people actually use and interact with the media in their everyday lives.

  • Communication, culture and hegemony : from the media to mediations / J. Martin-Barbero ; translated by Elizabeth Fox and Robert A. White ; with an introduction by Philip Schlesinger
    P 92 L3 M37 1993
    Communication, Culture and Hegemony is the first English translation of this major contribution to cultural studies in media research. Building on British, French and other European traditions of cultural studies, as well as a brilliant synthesis of the rich and extensive research of Latin American scholars, Mart[ac]in-Barbero offers a substantial reassessment of critical media theory.

  • Sociologie de la communication / sous la direction de Paul Beaud [and others]
    P 91 S63 1997

  • Brazil : media from the country of the future / edited by Laura Robinson
    P 92 B7 B72 2017
    Sponsored by the Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology section of the American Sociological Association (CITAMS), this volume assembles the contributions of a dynamic editorial team composed of leading scholars from Brazil and the United States. Volume 13 provides an unparalleled compilation of research on Brazilian media and communication studies guided by the expert hands of prominent scholars from both Brazil and the United States. Over twenty chapters explore five key themes: the new face of news and journalism, social movements and protest, television, cinema, publicity and marketing, and media theory. Selections encompass research on emergent phenomena, as well as studies with a historical or longitudinal dimension, that reflect the Brazilian case as laboratory for exploring the evolving media environment of one of the world's most fascinating societies.

  • Critical media studies : an introduction / Brian L. Ott and Robert L. Mack
    P 90 O88 2010
    Critical Media Studies is a state of the art introduction to media studies that demonstrates how to think critically about the power and influence of the media. Provides extensive case study material, including exercises and media labs in each chapter to encourage student participation Draws on examples from print, broadcast, and new media, including advertising, music, film, television, video games, and the internet Accompanied by a website with supplementary material, additional case studies, test banks, PowerPoint slides, and a guide for professors

  • "Well, I heard it on the radio and I saw it on the television" : an essay for the Australian Film Commission on the politics and aesthetics of filmmaking by and about Aboriginal people and things / by Marcia Langton
    P 94.5 A85 L36 1993
    Work of social, political and cultural criticism that explores the representation of Aboriginal people in films, videos and TV programs. Includes case studies of works such as TJedda', Tracey Moffatt's TNight Cries' and the film of the Warlpiri Fire Ceremony, TJardiwarnpa'. Foreword by Annette Hamilton, professor of anthropology, Macquarie University. Includes a bibliography.

  • Language and community in early England : imagining distance in medieval literature / by Emily Butler
    P 115.5 E54 B98 2017

    This book examines the development of English as a written vernacular and identifies that development as a process of community building that occurred in a multilingual context. Moving through the eighth century to the thirteenth century, and finally to the sixteenth-century antiquarians who collected medieval manuscripts, it suggests that this important period in the history of English can only be understood if we loosen our insistence on a sharp divide between Old and Middle English and place the textuality of this period in the framework of a multilingual matrix. The book examines a wide range of materials, including the works of Bede, the Alfredian circle, and Wulfstan, as well as the mid-eleventh-century Encomium Emmae Reginae , the Tremulous Hand of Worcester, the Ancrene Wisse , and Matthew Parker#65533;s study of Old English manuscripts. Engaging foundational theories of textual community and intellectual community, this book provides a crucial link with linguistic distance. Perceptions of distance, whether between English and other languages or between different forms of English, are fundamental to the formation of textual community, since the awareness of shared language that can shape or reinforce a sense of communal identity only has meaning by contrast with other languages or varieties. The book argues that the precocious rise of English as a written vernacular has its basis in precisely these communal negotiations of linguistic distance, the effects of which were still playing out in the religious and political upheavals of the sixteenth century. Ultimately, the book argues that the tension of linguistic distance provides the necessary energy for the community-building activities of annotation and glossing, translation, compilation, and other uses of texts and manuscripts. This will be an important volume for literary scholars of the medieval period, and those working on the early modern period, both on literary topics and on historical studies of English nationalism. It will also appeal to those with interests in sociolinguistics, history of the English language, and medieval religious history.

  • Telling the story of translation : writers who translate / Judith Woodsworth
    P 306.2 W665 2017
    Scholars have long highlighted the links between translating and (re)writing, increasingly blurring the line between translations and so-called 'original' works. Less emphasis has been placed on the work of writers who translate, and the ways in which they conceptualize, or even fictionalize, the task of translation. This book fills that gap and thus will be of interest to scholars in linguistics, translation studies and literary studies. Scrutinizing translation through a new lens, Judith Woodsworth reveals the sometimes problematic relations between author and translator, along with the evolution of the translator's voice and visibility.The book investigates the uses (and abuses) of translation at the hands of George Bernard Shaw, Gertrude Stein and Paul Auster, prominent writers who bring into play assorted fictions as they tell their stories of translations. Each case is interesting in itself because of the new material analysed and the conclusions reached. Translation is seen not only as an exercise and fruitful starting point, it is also a way of paying tribute, repaying a debt and cementing a friendship. Taken together, the case studies point the way to a teleology of translation and raise the question: what is translation for? Shaw, Stein and Auster adopt an authorial posture that distinguishes them from other translators. They stretch the boundaries of the translation proper, their words spilling over into the liminal space of the text; in some cases they hijack the act of translation to serve their own ends. Through their tales of loss, counterfeit and hard labour, they cast an occasionally bleak glance at what it means to be a translator. Yet they also pay homage to translation and provide fresh insights that continue to manifest themselves in current works of literature. By engaging with translation as a literary act in its own right, these eminent writers confer greater prestige on what has traditionally been viewed as a subservient art.

  • Canadian communications : issues in contemporary media and culture / edited by Bohdan Szuchewycz and Jeannette Sloniowski
    P 92 C3 C37 2002

  • Handbook of quantifiers in natural language volume ii
    P299.Q3 H36 2017eb

  • Discursive constructions of corporate identities by Chinese banks on Sina Weibo : an integrated sociolinguistics approach / Wei Feng
    P302.84 F46 2017eb

  • Handbook of linguistic annotation / Nancy Ide, James Pustejovsky, editors

  • The ethics of silence : an interdisciplinary case analysis approach / Nancy Billias, Sivaram Vemuri

  • Language awareness and multilingualism / Jasone Cenoz, Durk Gorter, Stephen May editors
    P115 L36 2017eb

  • Managing media businesses : a game plan to navigate disruption and uncertainty / michael Rosenberg; Philip Seager, editors

  • AGING IN A SECOND LANGUAGE a case study of aging,immigration, and an english learner speech... community

  • The Palgrave handbook of linguistic (im)politeness / Jonathan Culpeper, Michael Haugh, Dániel Z. Kádár, editors

  • Linguistic and Psycholinguistic Approaches on Implicatures and Presuppositions

  • Languages and genes in northwestern China and adjacent regions / Dan Xu, Hui li, editors

  • Advances in cultural linguistics Farzad Sharifian, editor

  • Culture and communication in Thailand Patchanee Malikhao

  • Narration as argument Paula Olmos, editor

  • Multiculturalism, multilingualism and the self : studies in linguistics and language learning / Danuta Gabryś-Barker, Dagmara Gałajda, Adam Wojtaszek, Paweł Zakrajewski, editors

  • At the crossroads : challenges of foreign language learning / Ewa Piechurska-Kuciel, Elzbieta Szymanska-Czaplak, Magdalena Szyszka, editors

  • Value-oriented media management : decision making between profit and responsibility / edited by Klaus-Dieter Altmeppen, C. Ann Hollifield, Joost van Loon

  • Introduction à la traductologie : penser la traduction, hier, aujourd'hui, demain / Mathieu Guidère
    P 306.5 G83 2016

  • The elements of Hittite / Theo van den Hout
    P 945 H63 2011
    Hittite is the earliest attested Indo-European language and was the language of a state which flourished in Asia Minor in the second millennium BC. This exciting and accessible introductory course, which can be used in both trimester and semester systems, offers in ten lessons a comprehensive introduction to the grammar of the Hittite language with ample exercises both in transliteration and in cuneiform. It includes a separate section of paradigms, a grammatical index, as well as a list of every cuneiform sign used in the book. A full glossary can be found at the back. The book has been designed so that the cuneiform is not essential and can be left out of any course if so desired. The introduction provides the necessary cultural and historical background, with suggestions for further reading, and explains the principles of the cuneiform writing system.

  • Étude de cas - L'enseignement de l'anglais en réseau dans les écoles rurales : Différentes perspectives d'enrichissement de l'environnement d'apprentissage des élèves en langue seconde au Québec / équipede coordination de l'édition Guillaume Ducharme, Annie Lavoie
    P 1068 C2E88 2016eb

  • Digital media at the crossroads : Canadian media in a digital universe
    P 92 C2Xxx 2016eb

  • Les douaniers des langues : grandeur et misère de la traduction à Ottawa, 1867-1967 / Jean Delisle, Alain Otis
    P 306.9 D45 2016eb
    Qu'ont en commun toutes ces personnes : le « père du hockey organisé » au Canada? Le premier Canadien admis au conservatoire de Paris? Le fondateur de l'Alliance française d'Ottawa? Plusieurs chanceliers de l'Ordre de Jacques Cartier? Le premier francophone élu à la présidence de l'Institut professionnel du service civil? Le « père de la sociologie » au Québec? L'instigateur de la Société historique acadienne? Le pionnier du ski de fond au pays?Elles ont occupé un poste de traducteur au gouvernement fédéral.Dans cet ouvrage, les auteurs tracent le portrait des écrivains, des avocats et des journalistes ayant exercé le métier de traducteur à Ottawa entre 1867 et 1967. Postés à la frontière du Canada anglais et du Canada français, les « douaniers des langues » ont contribué au redressement de la langue française au sein des institutions fédérales, noué des relations étroites avec les détenteurs du pouvoir et animé la vie culturelle de la capitale. Ils sont aussi à l'origine des premières associations professionnelles, de la traduction littéraire et de l'enseignement de la traduction au pays. Certains d'entre eux figurent parmi les pionniers de l'interprétation parlementaire. Ce récit, pimenté de savoureuses anecdotes, nous fait découvrir la capitale fédérale et le Canada français du premier siècle de la Confédération sous un angle totalement inédit.

  • The handbook of technology and second language teaching and learning / edited by Carol A. Chapelle and Shannon Sauro
    P 53.855 H36 2017

    The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning presents a comprehensive exploration of the impact of technology on the field of second language learning.

    The rapidly evolving language-technology interface has propelled dramatic changes in, and increased opportunities for, second language teaching and learning. Its influence has been felt no less keenly in the approaches and methods of assessing learners′ language and researching language teaching and learning.

    Contributions from a team of international scholars make up the Handbook consisting of four parts: language teaching and learning through technology; the technology-pedagogy interface; technology for L2 assessment; and research and development of technology for language learning. It considers how technology assists in all areas of language development, the emergence of pedagogy at the intersection of language and technology, technology in language assessment, and major research issues in research and development of technologies for language learning. It covers all aspects of language including grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, listening, speaking, pragmatics, and intercultural learning, as well as new pedagogical and assessment approaches, and new ways of conceiving and conducting research and development.

    The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning demonstrates the extensive, multifaceted implications of technology for language teachers, learners, materials-developers, and researchers.

  • Theorizing digital rhetoric / edited by Aaron Hess and Amber Davisson
    P 301.5 D37 T456 2018

    Theorizing Digital Rhetoric takes up the intersection of rhetorical theory and digital technology to explore the ways in which rhetoric is challenged by new technologies and how rhetorical theory can illuminate discursive expression in digital contexts. The volume combines complex rhetorical theory with personal anecdotes about the use of technologies to create a larger philosophical and rhetorical account of how theorists approach the examinations of new and future digital technologies. This collection of essays emphasizes the ways that digital technology intrudes upon rhetorical theory and how readers can be everyday rhetorical critics within an era of ever-increasing use of digital technology.

    Each chapter effectively blends theorizing between rhetoric and digital technology, informing readers of the potentiality between the two ideas. The theoretical perspectives informed by digital media studies, rhetorical theory, and personal/professional use provide a robust accounting of digital rhetoric that is timely, personable, and useful.

  • Mapping media ecology : introduction to the field / Dennis D. Cali
    P 90 C25 2017

    Until now, the academic foundations of media ecology have been passed down primarily in the form of edited volumes, often by students of Neil Postman, or are limited to a focus on Marshall McLuhan and/or Postman or some other individual important to the field. Those volumes are invaluable in pointing to key ideas in the field; they provide an important and informed account of the fundamentals of media ecology as set forth at the field's inception. Yet there is more to the story.

    Offering an accessible introduction, and written from the perspective of a #65533;second generation#65533; scholar, this single-authored work provides a unified, systematic framework for the study of media ecology. It identifies the key themes, processes, and figures in media ecology that have coalesced over the last few decades and presents an elegant schema with which to engage future exploration of the role of media in shaping culture and consciousness.

    Dennis D. Cali offers a survey of a field as consequential as it is fascinating. Designed to be used primarily in media and communication courses, the book's goal is to hone insight into the role of media in society and to extend the understanding of the themes, processes, and interactions of media ecology to an ever-broader intellectual community.

  • Historicising transmedia storytelling : early twentieth-century transmedia story worlds / Matthew Freeman
    P 96 S78 F74 2017

    Tracing the industrial emergence of transmedia storytelling#65533;typically branded a product of the contemporary digital media landscape#65533;this book provides a historicised intervention into understandings of how fictional stories flow across multiple media forms. Through studies of the storyworlds constructed for The Wizard of Oz, Tarzan, and Superman, the book reveals how new developments in advertising, licensing, and governmental policy across the twentieth century enabled historical systems of transmedia storytelling to emerge, thereby providing a valuable contribution to the growing field of transmedia studies as well as to understandings of media convergence, popular culture, and historical media industries.

  • McLuhan's global village today : transatlantic perspectives / edited by Carmen Birkle, Angela Krewani and Martin Kuester
    P 92.5 M3 M356 2014
    Marshall McLuhan was one of the leading media theorists of the twentieth century. This collection of essays explores the many facets of McLuhan's work from a transatlantic perspective, balancing applied case studies with theoretical discussions.

  • Paul Lazarsfeld and the origins of communications research / Hynek Jĕrábek
    P 91.3 J4813 2017

    The manuscript discusses the early days of communication research, explicitly the first works of Paul Lazarsfeld#65533;s radio and media research in Vienna, Newark, NJ, Princeton and New York during the years between the early 1930s, and the end of the 1940s. Lazarsfeld#65533;s Viennese radio research, especially the world#65533;s first extensive audience research #65533; RAVAG study (1931) #65533; is entirely new information for English speaking scholars. The book shows the details of Lazarsfeld#65533;s methodological reasoning in his projects in the field of communication. The book also presents the research institutes that Lazarsfeld founded in Vienna in 1931, from Newark Center in New Jersey (1935) to Princeton Office of Radio Research in 1937, and up to the foundation of Lazarsfeld#65533;s famous BASR at Columbia University in New York in the 1940s. The monograph shows how important Lazarsfeld#65533;s first studies were for the future development of communication.

  • Dying for the truth : the concise history of frontline war reporting / Paul L. Moorcraft
    P 96 W35 M66 2016
    War correspondents are crucial to democracy and the public's discovery of the truth. Without the media, the temptation to manipulate events with propaganda could be irresistible to politicians of all hues. Dying for The Truth examines how journalists have plied their trade from the Crimean War to the present. Paul Moorcraft, a veteran journalist, discusses how correspondents' considerable influence has shaped the actions of politicians and military commanders as well as public opinion, and reveals how authority figures now view the media as potentially valuable tools.

    Technical developments and the "twenty-four-hour news cycle" have inevitably changed the nature of war reporting. Today news bureaus are apt to learn of developments before the higher chains of command. The author comments on key milestones that have contributed to this evolution.Using his own and others' experiences in recent conflicts, including Korea, the Falklands, the Balkans, Iraq, and Afghanistan, Moorcraft shares an aspect of warfare that is all too often overlooked but can be crucial to the outcome. The public's attitude toward the day-to-day conduct of war is becoming ever more significant and this fascinating book examines why.

  • Subtitling African American English into French : can we do the right thing? / Pierre-Alexis Mével
    P 306.97 D73 M39 2017

    In Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing, African American character Mookie throws a rubbish bin through the window of the pizzeria he works for, which is owned by an Italian American family. Translators often find themselves in a position of moral ambiguity similar to that of Mookie: at the nexus between cultures, translators have to make clear statements through their choices, with sometimes dramatic consequences.

    Drawing on the fields of translation studies, sociolinguistics and film studies, this book analyses the French subtitling of African American English in a corpus of films from the United States. After describing African American English and analysing how this variety is often portrayed in films, the book explores the implications of resorting to the use of non-standard forms in the French subtitles to portray linguistic variation, paying special attention to the consequences of juxtaposing two linguistic varieties on screen. This book goes beyond the mere case study and examines the relevance of the concepts of domestication and foreignization in the context of subtitling.

  • International handbook of media literacy education / edited by Belinha S. De Abreu, Paul Mihailidis, Alice Y.L. Lee, Jad Melki, Julian McDougall
    P 96 M4 I585 2017

    At the forefront in its field, this Handbook examines the theoretical, conceptual, pedagogical and methodological development of media literacy education and research around the world. Building on traditional media literacy frameworks in critical analysis, evaluation, and assessment, it incorporates new literacies emerging around connective technologies, mobile platforms, and social networks. A global perspective rather than a Western-centric point of view is explicitly highlighted, with contributors from all continents, to show the empirical research being done at the intersection of media, education, and engagement in daily life. Structured around five themes#65533;Educational Interventions; Safeguarding/Data and Online Privacy; Engagement in Civic Life; Media, Creativity and Production; Digital Media Literacy#65533;the volume as a whole emphasizes the competencies needed to engage in meaningful participation in digital culture.

  • Melodies, rhythm and cognition in foreign language learning / edited by M. Carmen Fonseca-Mora and Mark Gant
    P 53.49 M48 2016
    "Melodies, Rhythm and Cognition in Foreign Language Learning is a collection of essays reflecting on the relationship between language and music, two unique, innate human capacities. This book provides a clear explanation of the centrality of melodies and rhythm to foreign language learning acquisition. The interplay between language music brings to applied linguists inquiries into the nature and function of speech melodies, the role of prosody and the descriptions of rhythmical patterns in verbal behaviour. Musical students seem to be better equipped for language learning, although melodies and rhythm can benefit all types of students at any age. In fact, in this book melodies and rhythm are considered to be a springboard for the enhancement of the learning of foreign languages.

  • Handbook of second and foreign language writing / edited by Rosa M. Manchón and Paul Kei Matsuda
    P 118.2 H3635 2016

    The Handbook of Second and Foreign Language Writing is an authoritative reference compendium of the theory and research on second and foreign language writing that can be of value to researchers, professionals, and graduate students. It is intended both as a retrospective critical reflection that can situate research on L2 writing in its historical context and provide a state of the art view of past achievements, and as a prospective critical analysis of what lies ahead in terms of theory, research, and applications. Accordingly, the Handbook aims to provide (i) foundational information on the emergence and subsequent evolution of the field, (ii) state-of-the-art surveys of available theoretical and research (basic and applied) insights, (iii) overviews of research methods in L2 writing research, (iv) critical reflections on future developments, and (iv) explorations of existing and emerging disciplinary interfaces with other fields of inquiry.

  • Cultures of communication : theologies of media in early modern Europe and beyond / edited by Helmut Puff, Ulrike Strasser, and Christopher Wild
    P 94 C84 2017

    Contrary to the historiographical commonplace "no Reformation without print" Cultures of Communication examines media in the early modern world through the lens of the period's religious history. Looking beyond the emergence of print, this collection of ground-breaking essays highlights the pivotal role of theology in the formation of the early modern cultures of communication. The authors assembled here urge us to understand the Reformation as a response to the perceived crisis of religious communication in late medieval Europe. In addition, they explore the novel demands placed on European media ecology by the acceleration and intensification of global interconnectedness in the early modern period. As the Christian evangelizing impulse began to propel growing numbers of Europeans outward to the Americas and Asia, theories and practices of religious communication had to be reformed to accommodate an array of new communicative constellations - across distances, languages, cultures.

  • La Médiatisation de L'Évaluation = Evaluation in the Media / Julie Bouchard, Étienne Candel, Hélène Cardy et Gustavo Gomez-Mejia (éd.)
    P 90 M4456 2015
    Comment l'espace m#65533;diatique (presse, t#65533;l#65533;, web) fa#65533;onne-t-il la d#65533;finition et l'attribution de valeurs pour des entit#65533;s de toutes sortes ? Au moment o#65533; abondent les instruments d'#65533;valuation fond#65533;s sur la quantification - des indicateurs aux classements, des hit-parades aux barom#65533;tres, des m#65533;gadonn#65533;es au like, des commentaires aux notes - et que concours, prix ou r#65533;compenses font flor#65533;s, ce livre entend #65533;clairer les logiques, les processus et les discours m#65533;diatiques #65533; l'oeuvre dans la production, la circulation et la publicisation de l'#65533;valuation.
    How does the media space (press, television, web) shape the definition and assignment of values to various entities? While evaluative tools based on quantification proliferate - from indicators to rankings, from charts to barometers, from big data to like, from comments to notes - and contests, prizes or awards are flourishing, this book aims to shed light on the media logics, processes and discourses at work in the production, circulation and publicization of evaluation.

  • The Media reader / edited by Manuel Alvarado and John O. Thompson
    P 91.25 M373 1990
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