Changing Perspectives on the Utility of Error Correction in Second Language Acquisition


  • Robert C. Mings

    1. Arizona State University
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      Robert C. Mings (Ph.D., Ohio State University) is Associate Professor of Geography at Arizona State University, Tempe.


ABSTRACT  Views among foreign language educators regarding the value of error correction have changed considerably in recent decades. This paper examines contemporary trends in the error correction literature. Emphases are on the: 1) Types of Errors and 2) Methods of Corrections which affect second language acquisition.