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Introducing a Task-Based Curriculum in Classrooms and Systems, 2021/22, Semester L02
Dr Mohammad Ahmadian
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EDUC 5909

Introducing a Task-Based Curriculum in Classrooms and Systems

Reading list

 Ahmadian, M.J. & Garcia Mayo, MP, (2018). Recent perspectives on task-based language learning and teaching. Berlin: De Gruyter.

Ahmadian, M.J. (ed.) (2016). Task-based language teaching and learning [Special issue]. Language learning journal. ISSN: 0957-1736, 44 (4). 

Bygate, M (2015). Domains and Directions in the Development of TBLT: A decade of plenaries from the international conference ISBN: 9789027207326, John Benjamins.  

Bygate, M (2018). Learning language through task repetition ISBN: 9789027201140 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9789027201133 (hbk. : alk. paper); 9789027263780 (ebk.), John Benjamins.

Byrnes, H., & Manchon, R. (2014). Task-based language learning : insights from and for L2 writing ISBN: 9789027207302 (pb : alk. paper); 9789027207296 (hb : alk. paper); 9789027269713 (eb). John Benjamins. 

Butler, Y.G. (2011). The implementation of communicative and task-based language teaching in the Asia-Pacific region. Annual review of applied linguistics. ISSN: 0267-1905, 31, pp.36-57.

Hall, D. and  A. Hewings (Eds.) (2001). Innovation in English language teaching : a reader ISBN: 0415241243 (pbk.) : £16.99; 0415241235. London and New York: Routledge and Macquaire University and The Open University.

Carless, D. (2002). Implementing task-based learning with young learners. ELT journal. ISSN: 0951-0893, 56(4): 389-396.

Carless, D. (2007). The suitability of task-based approaches for secondary schools: perspective from Hong Kong. System. ISSN: 0346-251x, 35: 595-608.

 Cortezzi, M., and Jin, L. (1996). English teaching and learning in China. Language teaching. ISSN: 0261-4448, 29(2), pp.61-80.

Curdt-Christiansen, X. L., and Silver, R.E. (2012). Educational reforms, cultural clashes and classroom practices. Cambridge journal of education. ISSN: 0305-764x, 42(2), pp. 141-161.

Coleman,.H. (Ed.) (1996). Society and the language classroom. CUP, Cambridge.

De Segovia, L.P and Hardison, D.M 2009 Implementing education reform: EFL teachers’ perspectives. ELT journal. Volume 63/2 :154-162

Dello-Iacovo, B (2009) Curriculum reform and ‘Quality Education’ in China: An overview International journal of educational development. 29 : 241–249

East, M. (2012). Task-based language teaching from the teachers' perspective : insights from New Zealand ISBN: 9789027207227 (pb : alk. paper); 9789027207210 (hb : alk. paper); 9027207216 (hb : alk. paper); 9027207224 (pb : alk. paper); 9789027281821 (eb); 9027281823 (eb). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Elliott, J.G. (2014). Lessons from abroad: whatever happened to pedagogy? Comparative education.  50/1: 27-44

Ellis, R. (2003). Task-based language learning and teaching ISBN: 0194421597. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.  

Ellis, R. (2018). Towards a modular language curriculum for using tasks. Language teaching research. ISSN: 1362-1688, 1-22.

Ellis, R. (2018). Reflections on task-based language teaching ISBN: 9781788920124; 1788920139; 9781788920131; 1788920120. Multilingual Matters.  

Fullan, M. (2007). The new meaning of educational change (4th edition). London and New York: Routledge.

Fullan, M. (2016). The new meaning of educational change (5th edition). London and New York: Routledge.

Hall, D..R., and Hewings, A. (Eds.) 2001. Innovation in English language teaching : a reader  Routledge, London.

 Harris, A. (2003). Behind the classroom door: the challenge of organisational and pedagogical change. Journal of educational change.. 4, 369-382

Hu, G. (2002). Potential cultural resistance of pedagogical imports: The case of communicative language teaching in China. Language, culture and curriculum. ISSN: 0790-8318, 15(2), pp. 93-105.

Hu, G. (2005). Contextual influences on instructional practices: A Chinese case for an ecological approach to ELT. TESOL quarterly. ISSN: 0039-8322, 39(4), pp. 635-660.

Hyland, K. and Wong, L.L.C. (Eds)(2013). Innovation and change in English language education ISBN: 9780415826860 (hardback); 0415826861 (hardback); 9780415826877 (pbk.); 041582687X (pbk.); 9780203362716 (ebook). London and New York: Routledge.

 Holliday, A. (1994) Appropriate methodology and social context. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge.

 Holliday, A. (2001). Achieving cultural continuity in curriculum innovation. In Hall, D.R., & Hewings, A. (Eds.) (2001). Innovation in English language teaching : a reader (pp169-177) . London : Routledge,.

Humphries, S and Burns, A.2015.  'In reality it's almost impossible': CLT oriented curriculum change. ELT Journal 69/3:239-248

KirkgÖz, Y. (2008). A case study of teachers’ implementation of curriculum innovation in English language teaching in Turkish primary education.Teaching and teacher education. ISSN: 0742-051x, 24, pp. 1859-1875.

Kuchah Kuchah, H. and Shamim, F. (Eds). 2018. International perspectives in teaching English in difficult circumstances : contexts, challenges and possibilities ISBN: 9781137531032 (hbk.) : £72.00. London. Palgrave Macmillan.

Le Fevre, D.M. (2015). Barriers to implementing pedagogical change: The role of teachers’ perceptions of risk. Teaching and teacher education. ISSN: 0742-051x, 38, pp.56-64.

Li, D. (2001). Teachers’ perceived difficulties in introducing the communicative approach in South Korea. In D. Hall & A. Hewings (Eds.), Innovation in English language teaching : a reader ISBN: 0415241243 (pbk.) : £16.99; 0415241235. London and New York: Routledge and Macquaire University and The Open University.

Littlewood, W. (2007). Communicative and task-based language teaching in East Asian classrooms. Language teaching. ISSN: 0261-4448, 40(3), pp.243-249.

Long, M. (2015). Second language acquisition and task-based language teaching ISBN: 9781118882061 (e-book). Wiley-Blackwell.

Long M and Crookes G 1992. Three approaches to task based syllabus design. TESOL quarterly. 26/1: 27-56

Liu. Y.J and Dunne, M. 2009. 'Educational reform in China: tensions in national policy and local practice', Comparative education., 45: 4, 461 — 476

Norris, J.M. (2016). Current issues for task-based language assessment. Annual review of applied linguistics. ISSN: 0267-1905, 36, 230-244.

Nunan, D. (2004). Task-based language teaching ISBN: 0521840171; 0521549477 (pbk.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Nunan, D. (2003) The impact of English as a global language on educational policies and practices in the Asia-Pacific region. TESOL quarterly. 37 /4, 589-613.

Orafi S and Borg S. 2009 Intentions and realities in implementing communicative curriculum reform. System. 37/2: 243-255

Psacharopoulos G. (1989) ‘Why education reforms fail: A comparative analysis’ International review of education. 35/2:179-196.

Sakui K (2004).  Wearing two pairs of shoes: Language teaching in Japan.  English language teaching. 58/2, 155-163

Samuda, V., Bygate, M., Van den Branden,K. (2018). TBLT as a researched pedagogy ISBN: 9789027201218 (hbk. : alk. paper); 9789027201201 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9789027263728 (ebk.). John Benjamins. 

Schweisfurth, M. (2011). Learner-centred education in developing country contexts: From solution to problem? International journal of educational development. ISSN: 0738-0593t, 31, pp. 425-435.

Schweisfurth, M. (2013). Learner-centred education in international perspective : whose pedagogy for whose development? ISBN: 9780415600729 (hbk.) : £80.00; 0415600723 (hbk.) : £80.00; 9780203817438 (ebk.) London and New York: Routledge.

Shintani, N. (2016). Input-based tasks in foreign language instruction for young learners ISBN: 9789027267306 (e-book). Amsterdam: John Benjamnis.

Smotrova, T. (2009). Globalization and English language teaching in Ukraine. TESOL quarterly. ISSN: 0039-8322, 43(4): 727-731.

 Spolsky, B. and Sung, K. (Eds.). (2015). Secondary school English education in Asia : from policy to practice ISBN: 9781138794016 (hardback); 9781315760636 (e-book). London and New York: Routledge.

Faez, F. and Tavakoli, P. (2019) Task-based language teaching ISBN: 9781945351334 ISBN: 0521840171; 0521549477 (pbk.)English Language Teaching Development Series. TESOL International Association, Alexandria, VA, USA  

Thomas, M. and Reinders, H. (Eds.) (2015), Contemporary task-based language learning and teaching in Asia . London, New Delhi, New York, Sydney: Bloomsbury.

Tudor, I. (1993). Teacher roles in the learner-centred classroom. ELT journal. ISSN: 0951-0893, 47(1), pp. 22-31.

Tudor, I. (2001). The dynamics of the language classroom ISBN: 0521776767 (pbk.) : £13.95; 0521772036. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Van den Branden, K. (2006). Task-based language education : from theory to practice ISBN: 9780521689526 (pbk.); 9780521869270 (hbk.); 0521869277 (hbk.); 052168952X (pbk.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Wedell,M. (2009b). "Innovation in ELT". ELT journal., 63(4) , 397-399.

Wedell, M and Malderez, A. (2013). Understanding language classroom contexts: the starting point for change.  London. Bloomsbury

Wedell, M. and Grassick, L. (Eds) (2018). International perspectives on teachers living with curriculum change [electronic resource] ISBN: 9781137543097 (e-book); 9781137543080 (hbk.) :. London: Palgrave Macmillan.  

Wen, Z. and Ahmadian, M.J. (2019) (Eds). Researching L2 Task Performance and Pedagogy. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.  

Willis, J. (1996). A framework for task-based learning ISBN: 0582259738 (pbk.). Longman.

Willis, D. and Willis, J. (2007). Doing task-based teaching ISBN: 9780194422109 (pbk.) ISBN: 9780194422109 (pbk.): A practical guide to task-based teaching for ELT training courses and practising teachers. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Yan, C. (2012). 'We can only change in a small way': A study of secondary English teachers' implementation of curriculum refrom in China. Journal of educational change. ISSN: 1389-2843; 1573-1812, 13(4), pp. 431-447.

Yan, C. (2015). 'We can't change much unless the exams change': teachers dilemmas in the curriculum reform in China. Improving schools. ISSN: 1365-4802, 18(1), pp. 5-19.




This list was last updated on 10/09/2019