Cognitive Linguistic Explorations of Writing in the Classroom

Cognitive Linguistic Explorations of Writing in the Classroom

Cognitive Linguistic Explorations of Writing in the Classroom

Cognitive Linguistic Explorations of Writing in the Classroom

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Overview

This book offers research into the analysis of classroom writing that relies on insights from cognitive linguistics to explore the connections between cognition and language in student writing. The result is a creative and linguistically driven analysis of writing that allows the linguist or teacher to view student writing on its own terms.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781787073449
Publisher: Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 10/31/2019
Series: Contemporary Studies in Descriptive Linguistics , #46
Pages: 166
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Rod E. Case is Associate Professor of Teaching English as a Second Language at the University of Nevada, Reno. His research interests include the development of interlanguage pragmatics and the workings of language and cognition across content areas.

Gwendolyn M. Williams is Associate Professor of English to Speakers of Other Languages Education at Auburn University. Her primary research interests include second language writing and issues surrounding international students’ participation in content area education.

Peter Cobin holds a Ph.D. in cognitive linguistics from Rice University. He has taught language learners ranging from ages 6 to 60 years in Japan, China, Russia, and the U.S., and he is currently an elementary teacher of English language development in Nevada, U.S.A.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS: Overview of Cognitive Linguistics - Models of Writing Instruction - Metaphor and Writing - Event Structures in Children’s Writing - Making Connections across Studies
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