Table of contents for Research for materials development in language learning : evidence for best practice / edited by Brian Tomlinson and Hitomi Masuhara.

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Introduction \ Preface Brian Tomlinson and Hitomi Masuhara \ 1. Published Research on Materials Development in Language Teaching Brian Tomlinson and Hitomi Masuhara \ Part I: Research on the Effects of Extensive Reading \ 2. 5-year Outcomes from Children's Literature-based Programs vs. Programs Using a Skills-Based ESL Course. The Matthew and Peter Effects at work? Irma-Kaarina Ghosn \ 3. A Longitudinal Study of the Effects of a Graded Reader Scheme for Young Learners in Hong Kong Wendy Arnold \ 4. A Debate on the Desired Effects of Output Activities for Extensive Reading Ben Fenton-Smith \ Comments on Part I Brian Tomlinson and Hitomi Masuhara \ Part II: Research on the Effects of In-House Materials for University Students \ 5. The Effects of Different Types of Materials on the Intercultural Competence of Tunisian University Students Jonathan Mason \ 6. The Effects of Language Materials on the Development of Intercultural Competence Carlos Rico Troncoso \ 7. Developing and Trialling Authentic Materials for Business English Students at a Tunisian University Soufiane Trabelsi \ 8. Can a 48 hour Refresher Course Help 1st year English for Science and Technology Reading Students? A Case Study of English CIU at Universidad Simon Bolivar, Venezuela Rubena St Louis \ 9. Evaluating the Impact of In-House Materials on Language Learning Saleh Al-Busaidi and Kate Tindle \ Comments on Part II Hitomi Masuhara and Brian Tomlinson \ Part III: Research on the Effects of Locally Developed Materials for Language Learners \ 10. Process Drama Materials in the Korean EFL Secondary School: A Case Study of Korean Middle School Classrooms Hae Park \ 11. ESOL for Employability Training Materials in the UK: Contexts and Effects Naeema Hann \ 12. Learning Materials for L2 Songwriters Brian Cullen \ 13. The Development and Trialing of Materials for Second Language Instruction: A Case Study Simon Pryor \ 14. Composing Materials as a Non-Expert Liliana Gotheim \ 15. Four Teachers Looking for a Lesson: Developing Materials with Lesson Study Christopher Stillwell, Brian McMillan, Hamish Gillies and Tara Waller \ Comments on Part III Brian Tomlinson and Hitomi Masuhara \ Part IV: Research on the Evaluation of Materials \ 16. Mutual Benefits of Feedback on Materials through Collaborative Materials Evaluation Christopher Stillwell, Andrew Kidd, Kamsin Alexander, Tara McIlroy, Jennie Roloff and Paul Stone \ 17. Cultures of Learning in Three Language Coursebooks in China: 'Read with Your Heart'. 'Listen and Check' and 'Fill in the Blank and Use the Language' Jiangqiong Qu and Tan Bee Tin \ 18. Words as They Appear in Malaysian Secondary School English Language Textbooks: Some Implications for Pedagogy Jayakaran Mukundan \ 19. Textbooks and Literacy Development in a Multilingual School in Ghana Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa \ 20. The Effectiveness of Form-Focused English Teaching Materials Tim Ashwell \ 21. A Review of Textbook Evaluation Checklists Across Four Decades (1970-2007) Jayakaran Mukundan and Touran Ahour \ 22. Withstanding Washback: Thinking Outside the Box in Materials Development Freda Mishan \ 23. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Learning to Teach English as an Introduction to ELT Peter Watkins \ 24. An Initial Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Set of Published Materials for Medical English Marie McCullagh \ Comments on Part IV Hitomi Masuhara and Brian Tomlinson Part V: Applications of the Research Results \ 25. Applications of the Research Results for Second Language Acquisition Theory and Research Brian Tomlinson and Hitomi Masuhara \ 26. Applications of the Research Results for Materials Development Brian Tomlinson and Hitomi Masuhara \ Bibliography \ Index >

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Evaluation.
Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Evaluation -- Case studies.
Teaching -- Aids and devices -- Evaluation.
Teaching -- Aids and devices -- Evaluation -- Case studies.