Volume 19, Number 4 – February 2016

A Word from the Editors…


Editor: Maggie Sokolik

Feature Articles

Special Issue on Cooperative Learning

Kumiko Fushino, Tokyo Keizai University, Japan
George M Jacobs, James Cook University, Singapore

Machiko Asakawa, Ayako Kanamaru, Taron Plaza & Chie Shiramizu, Useful Expressions for Implementing Cooperative Learning in English Classrooms; pdf (pdf)

Yoshitaka Kato, What Do We Want Small Group Activities for? Voices from EFL Teachers in Japan; pdf (pdf)

Makiko Tanaka & Edward Sanchez, Students’ Perceptions of Reading through Peer Questioning in Cooperative Learning; pdf (pdf)

Tim Murphey, Four Social Neuroscience On-Going Requisites for Effective Collaborative Learning and the Altruistic Turn; pdf (pdf)

Thomas S. C. Farrell & George M Jacobs, Practicing What We Preach: Teacher Reflection Groups on Cooperative Learning; pdf (pdf)

George M Jacobs, Harumi Kimura & Nicolas Greliche, Incivility among Group Mates in English Classes at a Japanese Women’s University;
pdf (pdf)


Editor: Vance Stevens

Daniela Coelho, Angélica Galante & Ana Luísa Pires, Online Collaboration for English Learners: Implementing an International Project with Edmodo, pdf (pdf)


Media Articles & Reviews

Editors: Thomas Delaney & Sarah Huffman

Piktochart; Reviewed by Sandra Clark pdf (pdf)


Editors: Spencer Salas & Okim Kang


Kristin Johannsen & Rebecca Chase (2015), World English 2, Second Edition; Reviewed by Jennifer Antoon pdf (pdf)

Teacher Resources

Lisa Schade Eckert and Janet Alsup (2015), Literacy Teaching and Learning in Rural Communities; Reviewed by Jennifer Collins pdf (pdf)

Concepcion Molina (2012), The Problem with Math is English; Reviewed by Courtney Inscoe pdf (pdf)

Kees de Bot (2015), The History of Applied Linguistics: From 1980 to the present; Reviewed by Skyler King pdf (pdf)

Anne M. Beninghof (2012), Co-Teaching That Works: Structures and Strategies for Maximizing Student Learning; Reviewed by Azucena Ramirez pdf (pdf)