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Professional development for language teachers : strategies for teacher learning

By: Richards, Jack C.
Contributor(s): Farrell, Thomas S.C.
Series: Cambridge language education. Publisher: Cambridge CUP 2005Description: x,202 p. : ; 23 cm. ill.ISBN: 9781107400139.Subject(s): Teaching practice | Professional development | Language teachingDDC classification: 370.71
Contents:
Contents The nature of teacher education -- Workshops -- Self-monitoring -- Teacher support groups -- Keeping a teaching journal -- Peer observation -- Teaching portfolios -- Analyzing critical incidents -- Case analysis -- Peer coaching -- Team teaching -- Action research
Summary: "Professional Development for Language Teachers is a practical introduction for teachers, administrators, and coordinators who wish to implement a coherent and strategic approach to teacher development. The book examines ten different strategies that can facilitate professional development in language teaching, including peer coaching and journal writing. Besides serving as an invaluable guide for teachers and teacher trainers, Professional Development for Language Teachers will serve as a basic text on teacher development for MA TESOL programs."--Jacket
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PGIE 370.71 R31 (Browse shelf) 130318 Available 130318

Contents The nature of teacher education --
Workshops --
Self-monitoring --
Teacher support groups --
Keeping a teaching journal --
Peer observation --
Teaching portfolios --
Analyzing critical incidents --
Case analysis --
Peer coaching --
Team teaching --
Action research

"Professional Development for Language Teachers is a practical introduction for teachers, administrators, and coordinators who wish to implement a coherent and strategic approach to teacher development. The book examines ten different strategies that can facilitate professional development in language teaching, including peer coaching and journal writing. Besides serving as an invaluable guide for teachers and teacher trainers, Professional Development for Language Teachers will serve as a basic text on teacher development for MA TESOL programs."--Jacket

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