Chapter 42. Ecological-Semiotic Perspectives on Educational Linguistics

  1. Bernard Spolsky and
  2. Francis M. Hult
  1. Leo van Lier

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch42

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

How to Cite

van Lier, L. (2008) Ecological-Semiotic Perspectives on Educational Linguistics, in The Handbook of Educational Linguistics (eds B. Spolsky and F. M. Hult), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch42

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405154109

Online ISBN: 9780470694138

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Keywords:

  • educational linguistics;
  • Eleanor Gibson;
  • ecology;
  • Gregory Bateson;
  • territorial separatism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ecology

  • Perception and Action

  • Language as Semiotics

  • Education as an Ecosystem

  • Pedagogy as Activity

  • Critical and Concluding Comments