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Multiliteracies Framework for Collegiate Foreign Language Teaching, A

By Kate W Paesani, Heather Willis Allen, Beatrice Dupuy, Judith E. Liskin-Gasparro, Manel E Lacorte

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 12, 2015


At a time when collegiate foreign language education is changing dramatically, A Multiliteracies Framework for Collegiate Foreign Language Teaching helps educators transform both the material taught in their courses and how it is taught.   In response to this shifting institution, this text develops broader and more comprehensivecurricula, evaluates objectives and assessments, and presents the material in a coherent manner for educators.

Table of Contents

.  Understanding the Multiliteracies Framework

2.  Reconsidering Goals, Objectives, and Assessment from a Multiliteracies 

3.  Reconceptualizing Grammar and Vocabulary as Meaning-Making Resources

4.  Scaffolding Oral Language Use in the Classroom

5.  Teaching Reading as Constructing Meaning from Texts 

6  Teaching Writing as Designing Meaning through Texts

7  Teaching Video-Mediated Listening as Constructing Meaning from Texts

8.  Teaching New Literacies: Constructing Meaning in Web 2.0 and Beyond