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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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HIV/AIDS and the Deaf Community

Leila Monaghan and Deborah Karp.

in Deaf around the World

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning. 4669 words.

In this chapter the authors converse about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in deaf communities, recommending national, not local, action with regard to funding, information dissemination, and...

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Best Practices for Collaborating with Deaf Communities in Developing Countries

Amy Wilson and Nickson Kakiri.

in Deaf around the World

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning. 7577 words.

This chapter highlights aspects of best practices of researchers and organizations when collaborating with deaf communities (such as in Brazil) to nurture them in achieving independence and...

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HIV/AIDS and Deaf Communities in South Africa

John Meletse and Ruth Morgan.

in Deaf around the World

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning. 3546 words.

The authors extend chapter 9’s discussion to a different world arena, South Africa. They, too, talk about pernicious effects of lack of access to proper health information, particularly...

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Teaching grammar through community issues

Jason Schneider.

in ELT Journal

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 0 words.

In recent years, ELT researchers have begun exploring how teachers can link their lessons to student communities and student concerns; however, little attention has been given to the...

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Discourse community

Erik Borg.

in ELT Journal

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 0 words.

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Language learning in a MOO: creating a transoceanic bilingual virtual community

RP Donaldson and M Kötter.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Computational Linguistics; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 0 words.

From January to May 1998, the authors tested the possibility of language instruction in a MOO employing the principles of tandem learning. The project participants were members of two...

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The Film in Language Teaching Association (FILTA): a multilingual community of practice

Carmen Herrero.

in ELT Journal

April 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Acquisition. 4189 words.

This article presents the Film in Language Teaching Association (FILTA) project, a community of practice (CoP) whose main goals are first to engage language teachers in practical uses of...

The Open Language Archives Community: An Infrastructure for Distributed Archiving of Language Resources

Gary Simons and Steven Bird.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Computational Linguistics; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 0 words.

New ways of documenting and describing language via electronic media coupled with new ways of distributing the results via the World‐Wide Web offer a degree of access to language resources...

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Ken Hyland: Disciplinary Identities: Individuality and Community in Academic Discourse.

Brian Paltridge.

in Applied Linguistics

February 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 1452 words.

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Communities of Interest: Issues in Establishing a Digital Resource on Murrinh-patha song at Wadeye (Port Keats), NT

Linda Barwick, Allan Marett, Michael Walsh, Nicholas Reid and Lysbeth Ford.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Computational Linguistics; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 5161 words.

Linguistics and musicology, along with other fieldwork-based disciplines, have obligations to facilitate access to research results by the communities whose cultural heritage is recorded...

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The Potosí principle: religious prosociality fosters self-organization of larger communities under extreme natural and economic conditions

Juan Luis Suárez, Shiddarta Vásquez and Fernando Sancho-Caparrini.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

April 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Computational Linguistics; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 3889 words.

We show how in colonial Potosí (present-day Bolivia) social and political stability was achieved through the self-organization of society through the repetition of religious rituals. Our...

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Introduction

Gaurav Mathur and Donna Jo Napoli.

in Deaf around the World

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning. 6167 words.

This introduction is an overview of the book’s goals, with a brief summary of each chapter. The book followed an eponymous conference at Swarthmore College in 2008 at which activists and...

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Pluralization

Soya Mori.

in Deaf around the World

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning. 2663 words.

The author of this chapter has been advising the Myanmar government on policy regarding deaf people. Because Myanmar does not have a national deaf community, a national sign language cannot...

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Deaf around the World

Edited by Gaurav Mathur and Donna Jo Napoli.

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning. 416 pages.

This is a compendium of work by scholars and activists involved in deaf matters. The introduction chapter sets up the global context; it is followed by twelve chapters, seven of which deal...

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Getting to the Point

Ann Senghas and Marie Coppola.

in Deaf around the World

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning. 6543 words.

This chapter pays particular attention to the contribution of generations of child learners, who actively change their language as they inherit it. The researchers consider the fact that...

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Language Policy and Political Economy

Edited by Thomas Ricento.

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Linguistics. 336 pages.

English is the common denominator that unites the work presented in this volume; it provides a focal point to illustrate the ways in which a political economic approach can account for a...

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A Point Well Taken

Roland Pfau.

in Deaf around the World

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning. 8190 words.

This chapter pulls in cross-linguistic observations about the development and use of pointing, whether as a gesture or a sign, from both communities that use spoken languages (in Laos,...

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Deaf Mobilization around the World

Yerker Andersson.

in Deaf around the World

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning. 4469 words.

In this chapter the author recounts his work, supporting the call for the establishment of schools and local and national organizations for deaf people, as well as supporting the call for...

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Social Situations and the Education of Deaf Children in India

Madan M. Vasishta.

in Deaf around the World

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning. 3142 words.

Attention shifts to another developing country, India. The chapter highlights the two main problems hampering deaf rights: lack of appreciation of Deaf culture and lack of successful role...

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Do Deaf Children Eat Deaf Carrots?

Paul Scott.

in Deaf around the World

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning. 2031 words.

The author of this chapter works as exactly the sort of social, cultural and language role model that deaf children need, as argued in previous chapters. He describes methods in teaching...

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