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The Resource Complexity theory and language development : in celebration of Diane Larsen-Freeman, edited by Lourdes Ortega, ZhaoHong Han

Complexity theory and language development : in celebration of Diane Larsen-Freeman, edited by Lourdes Ortega, ZhaoHong Han

Label
Complexity theory and language development : in celebration of Diane Larsen-Freeman
Title
Complexity theory and language development
Title remainder
in celebration of Diane Larsen-Freeman
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lourdes Ortega, ZhaoHong Han
Contributor
Editor
Honouree
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
410
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P128.C664
LC item number
C686 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ortega, Lourdes
  • Han, Zhaohong
  • Larsen-Freeman, Diane
Series statement
Language learning & language teaching LL & LT,
Series volume
volume 48
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  • Complexity (Linguistics)
  • Language acquisition
  • Language and languages
  • Discourse analysis
  • Linguistic analysis (Linguistics)
  • Education
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Complexity (Linguistics)
  • Discourse analysis
  • Education
  • Language acquisition
  • Language and languages
  • Linguistic analysis (Linguistics)
Label
Complexity theory and language development : in celebration of Diane Larsen-Freeman, edited by Lourdes Ortega, ZhaoHong Han
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro -- Complexity Theory and Language Development -- Editorial page -- Title page -- LCC data -- Table of contents -- List of contributors -- List of figures -- List of tables -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Complexity Theory for SLA and applied linguistics: Larsen-Freeman's précis -- CT in a pluralistic light -- Coda -- References -- Chapter 1. Complexity Theory: The lessons continue -- Introduction -- Complexity Theory: What is it? -- My connection -- What paradigm is CT attempting to shift? -- Taking stock -- The lessons continue -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 2. Complexity Theory and Dynamic Systems Theory: Same or different? -- DST and CT in historical perspective -- DST and CT in the literature -- Methodological issues -- Quantitative modeling, qualitative modeling and dynamical descriptions -- New terms and their impact -- References -- Chapter 3. Neural complexity meets lexical complexity: An issue both in language and in neuroscience -- Introduction -- Degeneracy -- Degeneracy, complexity, and synonymy -- Synonymy and degeneracy: The case of "motivation" -- One response from neuroscience to the degeneracy/synonymy issue -- Other responses: Evolutionary and semiotic -- Network neural architectures -- The ultimate complexity response: Mind-brain distinctions -- The structure-function/ degeneracy-synonymy conundrum -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4. Conceptualizing learner characteristics in a complex, dynamic world -- Introduction -- The traditional conception of individual differences -- Challenges to the "individual difference myth" -- The dawn of a new era -- McAdams's model of personality: The New Big Five -- Dörnyei and Ryan's adaptation of McAdams's model to SLA -- Conclusion: Learner characteristics in a complex, dynamic world -- Acknowledgements -- References
  • Chapter 5. The emerging need for methods appropriate to study dynamic systems: Individual differences in motivational dynamics -- Introduction -- Lessons for SLA from psychology -- CDST in SLA, applied motivation -- Specific methods for the CDST study of individual differences in motivation -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6. Lost in state space? Methodological considerations in Complex Dynamic Theory approaches to second language development research -- Introduction -- Complex Dynamic Systems Theory (CDST) and second language development -- Methodological challenges: Dimensions of analysis -- Process-oriented studies -- Making a choice -- Intra-individual variability -- Models of changing relationships -- Generalization and principal components -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 7. Complex Dynamic Systems Theory and L2 pedagogy: Lessons to be learned -- Introduction -- Language from a dynamic usage based view: The what of language teaching -- Language teaching from a DUB perspective: The how of teaching -- Beyond CLT: DUB instruction -- Effective teaching approaches: From CLIL to FLIL -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8. Language destabilization and (re- )learning from a Complexity Theory perspective: Timescales and patterns across four studies -- Introduction -- Four studies: A preview -- The German-Irish migrant study -- Sandra's case study -- The multilingual language teachers study -- The Russian foreign language (FL) student study -- General discussion -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 9. A neuropsycholinguistic approach to complexity: Bi/multilingual attrition and aphasia as destabilization -- Introduction -- Changing language-use patterns in healthy bilinguals -- Adding a new language to the system -- Acquired language disorders in monolinguals and bilinguals -- Conclusion
  • Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 10. Energy conservation in SLA: The simplicity of a complex adaptive system -- Introduction -- Complex system, complexity theory, and L2 development -- An SLA-unique phenomenon and key variables -- Energy conservation in L1A (ECT-L2) -- A close-up of interconnectedness and self-adaptation -- Discussion -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Index
Control code
1003854964
Extent
1 online resource (x, 234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027264961
Lccn
2017043995
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1003854964
Label
Complexity theory and language development : in celebration of Diane Larsen-Freeman, edited by Lourdes Ortega, ZhaoHong Han
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro -- Complexity Theory and Language Development -- Editorial page -- Title page -- LCC data -- Table of contents -- List of contributors -- List of figures -- List of tables -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Complexity Theory for SLA and applied linguistics: Larsen-Freeman's précis -- CT in a pluralistic light -- Coda -- References -- Chapter 1. Complexity Theory: The lessons continue -- Introduction -- Complexity Theory: What is it? -- My connection -- What paradigm is CT attempting to shift? -- Taking stock -- The lessons continue -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 2. Complexity Theory and Dynamic Systems Theory: Same or different? -- DST and CT in historical perspective -- DST and CT in the literature -- Methodological issues -- Quantitative modeling, qualitative modeling and dynamical descriptions -- New terms and their impact -- References -- Chapter 3. Neural complexity meets lexical complexity: An issue both in language and in neuroscience -- Introduction -- Degeneracy -- Degeneracy, complexity, and synonymy -- Synonymy and degeneracy: The case of "motivation" -- One response from neuroscience to the degeneracy/synonymy issue -- Other responses: Evolutionary and semiotic -- Network neural architectures -- The ultimate complexity response: Mind-brain distinctions -- The structure-function/ degeneracy-synonymy conundrum -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4. Conceptualizing learner characteristics in a complex, dynamic world -- Introduction -- The traditional conception of individual differences -- Challenges to the "individual difference myth" -- The dawn of a new era -- McAdams's model of personality: The New Big Five -- Dörnyei and Ryan's adaptation of McAdams's model to SLA -- Conclusion: Learner characteristics in a complex, dynamic world -- Acknowledgements -- References
  • Chapter 5. The emerging need for methods appropriate to study dynamic systems: Individual differences in motivational dynamics -- Introduction -- Lessons for SLA from psychology -- CDST in SLA, applied motivation -- Specific methods for the CDST study of individual differences in motivation -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6. Lost in state space? Methodological considerations in Complex Dynamic Theory approaches to second language development research -- Introduction -- Complex Dynamic Systems Theory (CDST) and second language development -- Methodological challenges: Dimensions of analysis -- Process-oriented studies -- Making a choice -- Intra-individual variability -- Models of changing relationships -- Generalization and principal components -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 7. Complex Dynamic Systems Theory and L2 pedagogy: Lessons to be learned -- Introduction -- Language from a dynamic usage based view: The what of language teaching -- Language teaching from a DUB perspective: The how of teaching -- Beyond CLT: DUB instruction -- Effective teaching approaches: From CLIL to FLIL -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8. Language destabilization and (re- )learning from a Complexity Theory perspective: Timescales and patterns across four studies -- Introduction -- Four studies: A preview -- The German-Irish migrant study -- Sandra's case study -- The multilingual language teachers study -- The Russian foreign language (FL) student study -- General discussion -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 9. A neuropsycholinguistic approach to complexity: Bi/multilingual attrition and aphasia as destabilization -- Introduction -- Changing language-use patterns in healthy bilinguals -- Adding a new language to the system -- Acquired language disorders in monolinguals and bilinguals -- Conclusion
  • Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 10. Energy conservation in SLA: The simplicity of a complex adaptive system -- Introduction -- Complex system, complexity theory, and L2 development -- An SLA-unique phenomenon and key variables -- Energy conservation in L1A (ECT-L2) -- A close-up of interconnectedness and self-adaptation -- Discussion -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Index
Control code
1003854964
Extent
1 online resource (x, 234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027264961
Lccn
2017043995
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1003854964

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