KOST, Claudia R.

Claudia Kost is Assistant Professor at University of Alberta. Dr. Kost is teaching German language, German applied linguistics, second language acquisition and pedagogy. Her research areas include computer-mediated communication, CALL and vocabulary acquisition. Selected Publications: Supporting Task-Based Learning through Cultural Web Activities in the First Year German Curriculum (under review; June 2007; 12 ms pages) Innovations in Teaching Assistant Development: An Apprenticeship Model (51 ms pages), Foreign Language Annals, forthcoming Spring 2008. Use of Communication Strategies in a Synchronous CMC Environment (57 ms pages). In: Sally Sieloff Magnan (ed.), Mediating Discourse Online. John Benjamins Press (in press). [with L.A. Jurkowitz] Breaking the Barriers: Co-Constructing an Alternative Assessment. Arizona Working Papers in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, 8, (2001) 14-26. Enhancing Communicative Language Skills through Effective Use of the World Wide Web in the Foreign Language Classroom. Foreign Language Annals 32 (3), Special Technology Issue, (1999) 309-320. [with P. Foss & J.J. Lenzini, Jr.] Textual and Pictorial Glosses: Effectiveness on Incidental Vocabulary Growth When Reading in a Foreign Language. Foreign Language Annals 32 (1), (1999), 89-113. Grammar Activities with the Internet. IFLTA News Winter, Volume 27, (1997), 10.

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