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Research on Second Language Teacher Education
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Karen E. Johnson, Paula R. Golombek
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Embracing a sociocultural perspective on human cognition and employing an array of methodological tools for data collection and analysis, this volume documents the complexities of second language teachers’ professional development in diverse L2 teacher education programs around the world, including Asia, South America, Europe, and North America, and traces that
Extending the Boundaries of Research on Second Language Learning and Teaching
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Mirosław Pawlak
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-30 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The book contains a selection of papers reflecting cutting-edge developments in the field of learning and teaching second and foreign languages. The contributions are devoted to such issues as classroom-oriented research, sociocultural aspects of language acquisition, individual differences in language learning, teacher development, new strands in second language acquisition research
International Perspectives on English Language Teacher Education
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: T. Farrell
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-22 - Publisher: Springer

The chapters in this volume outline and discuss examples of teacher educators in diverse global contexts who have provided successful self-initiated innovations for their teacher learners. The collection suggests that a way forward for second language teacher preparation programs is through 'reflective practice as innovation'.
Classroom Research on Chinese as a Second Language
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Fangyuan Yuan, Shuai Li
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-24 - Publisher: Routledge

This collection brings together a series of empirical studies on topics surrounding classrooms of Chinese as a second language (L2) by drawing on a range of theoretical frameworks, methodological strategies, and pedagogical perspectives. Over the past two decades, research on classroom-based second language acquisition (SLA) has emerged and expanded as
A Casebook for Second Language Teacher Education
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Maria N. Zlateva, Amy B. Gooden
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-27 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

This volume offers a series of actual dilemmas within language classrooms that are designed to promote reflection and discussion. It applies the case-based pedagogy often used in business and other fields to that of second language teacher education to encourage pre- and in-service teachers to grapple with the types of