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Author Hyland, Ken
Title Innovation and Change in English Language Education
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2013
©2013
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Note Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- List of illustrations -- List of contributors -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction: innovation and implementation of change -- SECTION 1: Conceptions and contexts of innovation and change -- 2 Models of change and innovation -- 3 Contexts of change -- 4 Cultures of change: appropriate cultural content in Chinese school textbooks -- 5 The management of change -- SECTION 2: Innovation and change in teacher education -- 6 Innovation through teacher education programs -- 7 Innovation through action research and teacher-initiated change -- 8 Reflective teaching as innovation -- 9 Teacher thinking, learning, and identity in the process of educational change -- SECTION 3: Innovation and change in the language curriculum -- 10 Innovation in language policy and planning: ties to English language education -- 11 Change and innovation in primary education -- 12 Innovation in secondary education: A case of curriculum reform in Hong Kong -- 13 Higher education constraints on innovation -- SECTION 4: Innovation and change in teaching practice -- 14 Innovation in materials development -- 15 Corpora, innovation and English language education -- 16 Innovation in the young learner classroom -- 17 Technological innovation and teacher change: IT in teacher professional development -- 18 Innovation in assessment: common misconceptions and problems -- Subject Index -- Author Index
Questions about what to teach and how best to teach it are what drive professional practice in the English language classroom. Innovation and change in English language education addresses these key questions so that teachers are able to understand and manage change to organise teaching and learning more effectively. The book provides an accessible introduction to current theory and research in innovation and change in ELT and shows how these understandings have been applied to the practical concerns of the curriculum and the classroom. In specially commissioned chapters written by experts in the field, the volume sets out the key issues in innovation and change and shows how these relate to actual practice offers a guide to innovation and change in key areas grounded in research relates theory to practice through the use of illustrative case studies and examples brings together the very best scholarship in TESOL and language education from around the world This book will be of interest to upper undergraduate and graduate students in applied linguistics, language education and TESOL as well as pre-service and in-service teachers, teacher educators, researchers and administrators keen to create and manage teaching and learning more effectively
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hyland, Ken Innovation and Change in English Language Education London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2013 9780415826860
Subject English language - Study and teaching - Foreign countries
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