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Language as a complex adaptive system / Nick C. Ellis and Diane Larsen-Freeman, editors.

Contributor(s): Ellis, Nick C | Larsen-Freeman, Diane | Research Club in Language Learning (Ann Arbor, Mich.).
Series: The best of Language learning series.Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009Description: viii, 275 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781444334005.Subject(s): Language acquisition -- Research | Language and languages -- Study and teaching | Second language acquisition -- ResearchDDC classification: 407.2 Online resources: Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
The "five graces group" / (Clay Beckner, Richard Blythe, Joan Bybee, Morten H. Christiansen, William Croft, Nick C. Ellis, John Holland, Jinyun Ke, Diane Larsen-Freeman, and Tom Schoenemann) -- Language is a complex adaptive system: position : paper A usage-based account of constituency and reanalysis / Clay Beckner and Joan Bybee --The speech community in evolutionary language dynamics / Richard A. Blythe and William A. Croft -- Linking rule acquisition in novel phrasal constructions / Jeremy K. Boyd, Erin A. Gottschalk, and Adele E. Goldberg -- Constructing a second language: analyses and computational simulations of the emergence of linguistic, constructions from usage / Nick C. Ellis and Diane Larsen-Freeman -- A usage-based approach to recursion in sentence processing / Morten H. Christiansen and Maryellen C. MacDonald -- Evolution of brain and language / P. Thomas Schoenemann -- Complex adaptive systems and the origins of adaptive structure: what experiments can tell us / Hannah Cornish, Monica Tamariz, and Simon Kirby Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen -- Meaning in the making: meaning potential emerging from acts of meaning / Zoltan D'Ornyei -- Individual differences: interplay of learner characteristics and learning environment if language is a complex adaptive system, what is language assessment? / Robert J. Mislevy and Chengbin Yin.
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"In celebration of Language Learning's 60th anniversary in 2008, the journal hosted a conference at the University of Michigan on the theme of "Language as a Complex Adaptive System."."

The "five graces group" / (Clay Beckner, Richard Blythe, Joan Bybee, Morten H. Christiansen, William Croft, Nick C. Ellis, John Holland, Jinyun Ke, Diane Larsen-Freeman, and Tom Schoenemann) -- Language is a complex adaptive system: position : paper A usage-based account of constituency and reanalysis / Clay Beckner and Joan Bybee --The speech community in evolutionary language dynamics / Richard A. Blythe and William A. Croft -- Linking rule acquisition in novel phrasal constructions / Jeremy K. Boyd, Erin A. Gottschalk, and Adele E. Goldberg -- Constructing a second language: analyses and computational simulations of the emergence of linguistic, constructions from usage / Nick C. Ellis and Diane Larsen-Freeman -- A usage-based approach to recursion in sentence processing / Morten H. Christiansen and Maryellen C. MacDonald -- Evolution of brain and language / P. Thomas Schoenemann -- Complex adaptive systems and the origins of adaptive structure: what experiments can tell us / Hannah Cornish, Monica Tamariz, and Simon Kirby Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen -- Meaning in the making: meaning potential emerging from acts of meaning / Zoltan D'Ornyei -- Individual differences: interplay of learner characteristics and learning environment if language is a complex adaptive system, what is language assessment? / Robert J. Mislevy and Chengbin Yin.

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