September 14, 2012
By Hoe Kyeung Kim
Hoe Kyeung Kim's new book is now available: Teacher's Roles in Second Language Learning: Classroom Applications of Sociocultural Theory (Research in Second Language Learning) (Information Age Publishing (2012)).
This book is designed to provide practical applications of sociocultural theory with regard to teachers’ roles in second language education. By providing specific examples of teachers’ roles in the classroom, the book aims to help researchers, teacher educators, and classroom teachers make clear connections between practice and theory in second language learning. All the studies in this edited book are conducted in the PreK-16 classroom setting. Each chapter presents rigorous research analysis within the framework of sociocultural theory and provides rich descriptions of teachers’ roles.