Enhancing Autonomy in Language Education

The enhancement of autonomy in language education relies heavily on teachers' empowerment and agency as critical intellectuals and reflective practitioners. However, most teacher education programmes are still based on instrumental views of teacher development that undervalue professional exper...

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Main Author: Jimenez Raya, Manuel
Other Authors: Vieira, Flávia
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: De Gruyter Mouton 20150330
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Collection: OAPEN - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The enhancement of autonomy in language education relies heavily on teachers' empowerment and agency as critical intellectuals and reflective practitioners. However, most teacher education programmes are still based on instrumental views of teacher development that undervalue professional experience and expertise. The authors set the ground for alternative practices by proposing and illustrating a case-based approach to language teacher education that values experiential professional learning and expands competences to promote autonomy in school.
ISBN:9781614511960
9781501501081
9781614511359