Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Prior to beginning this discussion, please read the following required articles:
“Language Acquisition Socialization: Sociocognitive and Complexity Theory Perspectives”
“The Learning Brain: Lessons for Education: A Précis”
“The Cultural-Historical Foundations of the Zone of Proximal Development”
“Self-Determination, Self-Regulation, and the Brain: Autonomy Improves Performance by Enhancing Neuroaffective Responsiveness to Self-Regulation Failure”
“Acquisition, Learning, or Development of Language? Skinner’s ‘Verbal Behavior’ Revisited”
“Linguistic variation and micro-cues in first language acquisition.”
Based on your resources this week, choose three areas of language acquisition that you found most interesting and that were unknown to you prior to this week.
In your initial post,