Conclusion: Final remarks

Sarah Mercer, Stephen Ryan, Marion Williams

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Abstract

In compiling this book we have strongly encouraged each author to bring their own perspectives on their respective topic. Our aim is to include a range of theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches that provide an up-to-date and comprehensive picture of thinking about language learning psychology. There are many different ways of understanding and approaching the psychology of the language learning experience and clearly not all questions can be answered using the same approach. However, despite the variety and individuality of the different chapters, some common themes emerge, which are suggestive of the direction in which the field as a whole is moving. In this final chapter, we would like to bring together some of these themes and consider possible future developments in the field.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPsychology for Language Learning
Subtitle of host publicationInsights from Research, Theory and Practice
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages239-247
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781137032829
ISBN (Print)9780230301146
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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    Mercer, S., Ryan, S., & Williams, M. (2012). Conclusion: Final remarks. In Psychology for Language Learning: Insights from Research, Theory and Practice (pp. 239-247). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137032829_16