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Teoria De La Mente Y Sociedad En La Narrativa Policiaca De Lorenzo Silva Y Francisco Garcia Pavon: Estereotipos, Roles De Genero Y Minorias, Jesus Castro Gorfti Dec 2016

Teoria De La Mente Y Sociedad En La Narrativa Policiaca De Lorenzo Silva Y Francisco Garcia Pavon: Estereotipos, Roles De Genero Y Minorias, Jesus Castro Gorfti

Open Access Dissertations

Spanish:

The purpose of this study is to utilize certain aspects of cognitive psychology as a framework to analyze the police procedural novels of two Spanish authors: Francisco García Pavón and Lorenzo Silva. Specifically, we will focus on two main aspects of the mind studied by the cognitive sciences: Theory of Mind and metarepresentations. Theory of Mind (ToM) refers to the capacity that human beings have to attribute mental states to other humans, as well as oneself, based on their bodily and facial gestures. The concept of metarepresentation refers to the ability of humans to keep track of who said ...


Cooking, Language, And Memory In Farhoud's Le Bonheur À La Queue Glissante And Thúy's Mãn, Simona Emilia Pruteanu Nov 2016

Cooking, Language, And Memory In Farhoud's Le Bonheur À La Queue Glissante And Thúy's Mãn, Simona Emilia Pruteanu

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In her article "Cooking, Language, and Memory in Farhoud's Le Bonheur à la queue glissante and Thúy's Mãn" Simona Emilia Pruteanu discusses two moments in the evolution of (im)migrant writing in Québec. Abla Farhoud's 1998 novel shows the struggle of Dounia, a Lebanese immigrant living in Montréal, who in her seventies finds a voice with the help of her daughter's writing and starts to reflect on her identity. Themes of language and cooking overlap and reinforce one another and offer a new perspective on memory and the act of remembering. Language, cooking, and memory also ...


Indonesian Efl Teachers' Perceptions And Experiences Of Professional Development, Rudi Hartono Mar 2016

Indonesian Efl Teachers' Perceptions And Experiences Of Professional Development, Rudi Hartono

Purdue Languages and Cultures Conference

The purpose of this session is to present a summary of the researcher's qualitative research on professional development of Indonesian EFL lecturers. The presenter will share his findings from interviewing six Indonesian EFL lecturers on how they perceived and experienced professional development as part of their professional growth.


Heritage Language Maintenance In An Iranian Community In Canada, Naghmeh Baebee Mar 2016

Heritage Language Maintenance In An Iranian Community In Canada, Naghmeh Baebee

Purdue Languages and Cultures Conference

This critical case study examined Iranian immigrant students', parents', and teachers' perspectives on language maintenance and successes and challenges of the community in maintaining Farsi in Canada. Data were collected through interviews, field-observations, field notes, and participants' journal writing. Recommendations for community members and teachers are offered at the end,


Investigating The Communicativeness Of Teacher-Learner Interaction By Focusing On Teacher Talk In A Turkish University English Preparatory Classroom Context In North Cyprus, Pervin Coşan Mar 2016

Investigating The Communicativeness Of Teacher-Learner Interaction By Focusing On Teacher Talk In A Turkish University English Preparatory Classroom Context In North Cyprus, Pervin Coşan

Purdue Languages and Cultures Conference

This study aimed to provide an empirical background about the interaction pattern and teacher talk in the English classrooms of universities in North Cyprus. The results suggest that, the Turkish university classroom context in North Cyprus is still teacher-centered with little "genuine" interaction between the learners and the teachers.


Affordances And Second Language Writing: Experiences Of Three Chinese Undergraduate Multilingual International Students, Zhenjie Weng Mar 2016

Affordances And Second Language Writing: Experiences Of Three Chinese Undergraduate Multilingual International Students, Zhenjie Weng

Purdue Languages and Cultures Conference

This study focuses on the diversity of multilingual international students' writing experiences in classrooms, how the notion of "affordance" complicates the students' understanding and experiences in second language writing (SLW) and how the investigation of the concept contributes to the field of SLW.