Sharing ideas and concepts of innovative practice.
In this issue:
Raw learning experiences
In the first of our Learning/Teaching Journeys piece, Liz describes her language learning experiences and how they have shaped her as an educator.
Improvising our lives
A reflective student piece about how playing Jazz has shown him new insights into living life improvisationally.
Shadow reading the the EFL classroom: a brief report
Millie Commander and Maria C. M deGuerrero
A brief report on a innovative paper to be published in the journal Language Teaching Research next year that discusses and describes a new teaching method that we can use now.
Joint Class no risk no return – Mixing Classes 合同クラス！
Makoto Takeda, Yumiko Uehara, Chiharu Yoshida, Tim Murphey
An interesting and practical short paper on the experience of sharing a class between Japanese native speaker students and students of Japanese as a foreign language.
Utilizing Photographs in Researching Foreign Language Planning
A cutting edge paper on an innovative research methodology, image based research. Discusses experiences, issues and calls for more use of this method.
In the muddle of the data
A new column capturing the excitement researchers feel as data starts to impart its meaning.