A list of valuable websites that supplement the DE module.
In 2003, a group of CPs worked on the DE module together. Here are comments written by Keith Richards in response to the group's reactions to each unit. [Note: units four and five are missing]
The messages archived in this site have been edited lightly for readability. If you are interested in obtaining the original messages as they were written, follow the steps outlined in this email from Steve Mann.
A discussion about the changing definition of distance education, including a submission from Keith Richards featuring an excerpt from the DE module file.
Can the four skills of learning a language best be learned separately or in an integrated fashion? In addition, is a second language learned in a predictable order independently of instruction?
Discussion on what "mentally weaker" means as well as experiences of teaching these types of students. References and links to related websites are also provided.
Is it nearly impossible to learn English in a non-English speaking country? Are English teachers just wasting time in EFL countries?
Opinions about when it can be said a learner has acquired a form or structure.