International Perspectives on Teacher Research (International Perspectives on English Language Teaching)

International Perspectives on Teacher Research (International Perspectives on English Language Teaching)

By: Hugo Santiago Sanchez (editor), Simon Borg (editor)Paperback

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Teacher research is recognized, in ELT and education more generally, as a powerful transformative strategy for teacher development and school improvement. This volume provides original insights into this issue by focusing on the processes involved in becoming and being a teacher researcher.

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About Author

Anisa Saleh Al-Maskari, Ministry of Education, Oman Simon Borg, ELT consultant, Slovenia Vicki Bos, The University of Queensland, ICTE-UQ, Australia Rachel Bowden, Bristish Council, International Paula Charbonneau-Gowdy, Universidad Andres Bello in Santiago, Chile Servet ?elik, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey Kenan Dikilita?, Gediz University, Turkey Tuula Lehtonen, University of Helsinki Language Centre, Finland Gerrard Mugford, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico Kari Pitkanen, University of Helsinki Language Centre, Finland Maureen Rajuan, Achva College of Education, Israel Hugo Santiago Sanchez, University of Bath, UK Michael Stout, University of Tsukuba, Japan Jerry Talandis Jr., University of Toyama, Japan Johanna Vaattovaara, University of Helsinki Language Centre, Finland Patsy Vinogradov, Hamline University in St. Paul, USA Jianmei Xie, University of Exeter, UK Megan Yucel, The University of Queensland, ICTE-UQ, Australia

Contents

1. Key Issues in Doing and Supporting Language Teacher Research; Simon Borg and Hugo Santiago Sanchez 2. Toward New Understandings: Reflections on an Action Research Project with Japanese University Students; Gerald Talandis Jr. and Michael Stout 3. Action Research as a Means of Stepping Out of the Teaching Comfort Zone; Megan Yucel and Vicki Bos 4. Learning to Do Teacher Research Independently: Challenges and Solutions; J?anme? X?e 5. Teacher Research in Video-Based Online Classrooms; Paula Charbonneau-Gowdy 6. Border Crossings: Researching across Contexts for Teacher Professional Development; Patsy Vinogradov 7. Participative Investigation: Narratives in Critical Research in the EFL Classroom; Gerrard Mugford 8. Facilitating Teacher Research: Course Design, Implementation and Evaluation; Simon Borg 9. Supporting Teacher Research through a Practical In-Service Course; Anisa Saleh Al-Maskari 10. Action Research as a Professional Development Strategy; Servet Celik and Kenan Dikilita? 11. Practices and Principles of Pre-Service Action Research; Maureen Rajuan 12. Teacher Research in the English Language Teacher Development Project; Rachel Bowden 13. Encouraging Teacher Research through In-House Activities: The Approach of a Finnish University Language Centre; Tuula Lehtonen, Kari K. Pitkanen and Johanna Vaattovaara 14. Teacher Research: Looking Back and Moving Forward; Hugo Santiago Sanchez and Simon Borg

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/03/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137376213
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 217
  • ID: 9781137376213
  • weight: 343
  • ISBN10: 113737621X

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