Alien Chic sets out to provide a cultural history of the alien since the 1950s, asking why our attitudes to aliens have changed from fear to affection, and what this can tell us about how we now see ourselves and others.
This volume presents seven alternative approaches to studying second language acquisition, and each approach is authored by a leading advocate for it in the field. Edited by Dwight Atkinson, and including contributions from James Lantolf ,Diane Larsen-Freeman, Gabriele Kasper and Johannes Wagner, Bonny Norton and Carolyn McKinney, Patricia Duff and Steven Talmy.
Outlines the different types of 'alternative media' and offers an overview of global alternative media activity, before moving on to provide information about alternative media production and how to get involved in it, including: What is Alternative Media? Alternative media in practice; and, making media getting involved.
New education laws call for new testing, accountablity and reports cards at the state, district and school levels. Despite the enormous reach of these new developments, few people actually understand them. This book makes these laws and their implications clear.