Table of Contents:
Preface; Tools of the Trade: An Analysis of the Collaborative Discourse Practices of a Teacher Research Group (Cindy O’Donnell-Allen, Colorado State University); Can you Get a First Class Education at a Third a Tier College in China? (Teng Hai el al., Xinyang Agricultural College, Xinyang City, Henan Province); When Narratives Meet: Interactive Self-Study in Pre-Service Teacher Education (Carola Conle el al., Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto); Developing the Communicative Approach in Japan: An Investigation into the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme (Judith M. Lamie and Sarah Lambert, University of Birmingham, UK); Recent Research in Student Motivation (Mohd Ariff Kassim et al., Universiti Tegaga Nasional); Classification of Students Observational Statements in Science (Jongwon Park and Ikgyun Kim, Chungbuk National University, Korea); From Citzinsheep to Citizenship: Using Service-Learning to Empower Student with Learning Disabilities (Tammy V. Abernathy and Kathryn M. Obenchain, University of Nevada); Understanding the Issues of Realizing ‘Play’ in the Hong Kong Early Childhood Curriculum (Doris Pui-wah Cheng, School of Early Childhood Education, Hong Kong). The Influence of Readers Prior Knowledge on Text Comprehension and Learning from Text (Panayiota Kendeou et al., University of Minnesota). A Practical Case, Implications and Issues of Systematically Building a Distributed Web-Based Learning Community (Chi-Cheng Chang, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan); Index.