Australian applied linguistics in relation to international trends

Baldauf Jr., Richard B. and Kaplan, Robert. B. (2010) Australian applied linguistics in relation to international trends. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 33 1: 04.1-04.32.

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Author Baldauf Jr., Richard B.
Kaplan, Robert. B.
Title Australian applied linguistics in relation to international trends
Journal name Australian Review of Applied Linguistics   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0155-0640
1833-7139
Publication date 2010-06
Year available 2010
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.2104/aral100
Volume 33
Issue 1
Start page 04.1
End page 04.32
Total pages 32
Place of publication Clayton, VIC, Australia
Publisher Monash University ePress
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Subject C1
Formatted abstract Applied Linguistics is a diverse field, comprising a substantial number of sub-fields, sub-specialisations and related fields. To see that this is the case one need only examine the various handbooks and encyclopaedic references that have been published in the last ten years to see the wide range of topics that have been covered. As with many professional areas in academia, Applied Linguistics is organised around national organisations, with its international structure being a loose confederation known as the International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA). Given these diverse academic and structural arrangements, it should not be surprising if academics within different national associations were to cluster around different interests within the field. This study explores the question of what emphases are found in various parts of the world in Applied Linguistics, and in particular, the relationship of Australian Applied Linguistics to international trends using a structural text analysis of abstracts related to Applied Linguistics as well as an historical review of the trends involved.
Keyword Applied Linguistics
Data Collection/methods
Language learning
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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