240 pages | 22 B/W Illus.
Across the world, education is being re-structured to include greater focus on developing critical and creative skills. In second language education, research suggests cognition and language development is closely related. Yet, despite the teaching of thinking skills, integrating thinking in language teaching has been peripheral.
Thinking Skills and Creativity in Second Language Education presents a range of investigations exploring the relationship between thinking skills and creativity and second language education. Focusing on approaches such as cognitive, affective, social and emotional, this book highlights current research and raises questions that will set the direction for future research. It aims to:
A new addition to the Research on Teaching and Thinking Creativity series, this book is relevant to researchers in the field of educational psychology, Masters and PhD students as well as anyone interested in developing thinking skills.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: How Does Bilingualism Affect Creativity?
Kyung Hee Kim and HangEun Lee
Chapter 3: Pedagogies for scaffolding thinking in ESL
Chapter 4: Teaching theoretical linguistics through Thinking Skills pedagogies
Chapter 5: Fostering critical thinking through questioning EFL
Maya Defianty and Kate Wilson
Chapter 6: Integrating critical thinking into an EFL writing curriculum
Mei Lin and Xiaoting Xiang
Chapter 7: Effects of Multimedia Presentations on the Development of Foreign Language Listening Comprehension
Mehrak Rahimi, Niloofar Nezad Kashani and Elham Soleymani
Chapter 8: Designing a Metalearning Program
Chapter 9: TEFL Postgraduate Students’ Perception of Critical Thinking
Hassan Soodmand Afshar
Chapter 10: Teacher cognition of creativity in primary EFL Classrooms
Xuying Fan and Li Li