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Teacher development in action : understanding language teachers' conceptual change / Magdalena Kubanyiova.

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Author/Creator:
Kubanyiova, Magdalena, 1977-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Houndmills, Basingstoke Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvi, 220 p. : ill ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-213) and indexes.
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Teacher change research: a critical overview
  • Theories of learning and change in psychology
  • Pulling it together: an integrated model of language teacher conceptual change
  • The study of language teachers' conceptual change: grounded theory ethnography
  • It's not what they know, it's who they see: ideal selves as central cognitions in conceptual change
  • Emotional dissonance: essential but insufficient catalyst for conceptual change
  • When change threatens the teachers' sense of of self: emotional battles in balancing ideal, ought-to and feared selves
  • It's not as simple as it sounds: teacher change as a multifaceted, situated, emerging and dynamic process
  • Conclusion: New metaphors for researching and educating for teacher change.
Summary:
"Bringing together multiple sources of data and combining existing theories across language teacher cognition, teacher education, second language motivation and psychology, this empirically-grounded analysis of teacher development in action offers new insights into the complex and dynamic nature of language teachers' conceptual change. "--Provided by publisher.
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ISBN:
9780230232587
0230232582

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