This volume gathers contributions from a range of global experts in teacher education to address the topic of language teacher education. It shows how teacher education involves the agency of teachers, which forms part of their identity, and which they take on when integrating into the teaching community of practice. In addition, the volume explores the teachersa situated practice--the dynamic negotiation of classroom situations, socialization into the professional teaching culture, and qon the ground experimentationq with pedagogical skills/techniques.A professor gave me this tip, saying that reading is the best to improve vocabulary knowledge. ... In the last interview, Jung-Mi actually acknowledged that she had gained confidence in her ability to teach English through ... Professor Dan and Mary are good examples. ... to see that kind of self- introduction and Iliked it a lot.
|Title||:||Language Teachers and Teaching|
|Author||:||Selim Ben Said, Lawrence Jun Zhang|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-10-08|