Teacher Mediated Agency in Educational Reform in China

This book examines teacher agency in implementing English as a Foreign Language (EFL) curriculum reform in the Chinese university context. It theorizes the concept of teacher agency from a sociocultural theory perspective and draws on a study conducted in a conservative and less developed area in Ch...

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Main Author: Yang, Hongzhi
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
Series:English Language Education
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 2: A Sociocultural Perspective on Teacher Agency
  • Chapter 3: Advanced Activity Systems
  • Chapter 4: The Case Study of Sunny - The Prisoner
  • Chapter 5: The Case Study of Jenny - The Unresponsive Apprentice
  • Chapter 6: The Case Study of Lynne - The Reflective Practitioner
  • Chapter 7: Discussion and Conclusion
  • Appendices