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Teacher learning in language teaching / edited by Donald Freeman and Jack C. Richards.

Contributor(s): Freeman, Donald | Richards, Jack C.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge language teaching library. Publisher: Cambridge [Eng.] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996Description: x, 388 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0521551218; 9780521551212; 0521559073 (pbk.); 9780521559072.Subject(s): Language and languages -- Study and teaching | Language teachers -- Training ofDDC classification: 418.007 Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents | WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Prologue : a look at uncritical stories / Donald Freeman and Jack C. Richards -- The language learner's autobiography : examining the "apprenticeship of observation" / Kathleen M. Bailey, Bret Bergthold, Belinda Braunstein, Natasha Jagodzinski Fleischman, Matthew P. Holbrook, Jennifer Tuman, Ximena Waissbluth, and Leslie J. Zambo -- The vision versus the reality : the tensions of the TESOL practicum / Karen E. Johnson -- Student foreign language teacher's knowledge growth / Gloria Gutierrez Almarza -- Learning to teach together : teaching to learn together / Anne Knezevic and Mary Scholl -- Learning how to teach ESL writing / Amy B.M. Tsui -- "I'm not typical" : stories of becoming a Spanish teacher / Patrick R. Moran -- Starting all over again : from teaching adults to teaching beginners / Anne Burns -- What's in a methodology? / Polly Ulichny -- Teacher decision making in the adult ESL classroom / Deborah Binney Smith. Renaming experience/reconstructing practice : developing new understandings of teaching / Donald Freeman -- Learning how to teach in the RSA Cert / Jack C. Richards, Belinda Ho, and Karen Giblin -- The role of collaborative dialogue in teacher education / Francis Bailey -- Structured reflection : the role of the professional project in training ESL teachers / Michael Wallace -- Learning to teach English in Hong Kong classrooms : patterns of reflections / Ora Kwo -- When input becomes intake : tracing the source of teachers' attitude change / Martha C. Pennington -- The "unstudied problem" : research on teacher learning in language teaching / Donald Freeman.
Summary: Summary: This book discusses the field of educational research called 'teacher learning,' as it applies to the teaching of languages. This book invites us to look at teacher education from a fresh point of view, through an exploration of the thinking and learning processes of individuals as they learn to teach. Seventeen original articles, based on studies done in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, provide examples of pioneering research into the ways that individuals learn to teach languages, and the roles that previous experience, social context, and professional training play in the process. --From publisher's description.
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Table of contents Prologue : a look at uncritical stories / Donald Freeman and Jack C. Richards --
The language learner's autobiography : examining the "apprenticeship of observation" / Kathleen M. Bailey, Bret Bergthold, Belinda Braunstein, Natasha Jagodzinski Fleischman, Matthew P. Holbrook, Jennifer Tuman, Ximena Waissbluth, and Leslie J. Zambo --
The vision versus the reality : the tensions of the TESOL practicum / Karen E. Johnson --
Student foreign language teacher's knowledge growth / Gloria Gutierrez Almarza --
Learning to teach together : teaching to learn together / Anne Knezevic and Mary Scholl --
Learning how to teach ESL writing / Amy B.M. Tsui --
"I'm not typical" : stories of becoming a Spanish teacher / Patrick R. Moran --
Starting all over again : from teaching adults to teaching beginners / Anne Burns --
What's in a methodology? / Polly Ulichny --
Teacher decision making in the adult ESL classroom / Deborah Binney Smith. Renaming experience/reconstructing practice : developing new understandings of teaching / Donald Freeman --
Learning how to teach in the RSA Cert / Jack C. Richards, Belinda Ho, and Karen Giblin --
The role of collaborative dialogue in teacher education / Francis Bailey --
Structured reflection : the role of the professional project in training ESL teachers / Michael Wallace --
Learning to teach English in Hong Kong classrooms : patterns of reflections / Ora Kwo --
When input becomes intake : tracing the source of teachers' attitude change / Martha C. Pennington --
The "unstudied problem" : research on teacher learning in language teaching / Donald Freeman.

Summary:
This book discusses the field of educational research called 'teacher learning,' as it applies to the teaching of languages. This book invites us to look at teacher education from a fresh point of view, through an exploration of the thinking and learning processes of individuals as they learn to teach. Seventeen original articles, based on studies done in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, provide examples of pioneering research into the ways that individuals learn to teach languages, and the roles that previous experience, social context, and professional training play in the process. --From publisher's description.

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