Skip to content
Register Sign in
Free samples

Request a sample unit

Please select a type of sample

Professional Development for Language Teachers

Product details
Professional Development for Language Teachers

Professional Development for Language Teachers
Strategies for Teacher Learning

Other available formats:


Jack C. Richards, Thomas S. C. Farrell

English Type

American English







Date Published

May 2005

Product description

The book discusses effective teaching tools including self-monitoring, support groups, journal writing, classroom observation, teaching portfolios, analysis of critical incidents, case analysis, peer coaching, team teaching, and action research. The book begins with a conceptual framework for professional development. All chapters contain practical examples in the form of vignettes written by teachers using the techniques, as well as reflection questions to help readers apply the approach in their own teaching context.

Key features

  • Provides professional development strategies in an accessible format.
  • Moves in a logical way from individual to collaborative approaches.
  • Shows how teachers in different parts of the world have used the activities.

From the World of Better Learning

We are currently experiencing some technical difficulties. We expect to be up and running again soon; we are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Also in this subject

  • View product

    From Reader to Reading Teacher
    Issues and Strategies for Second Language Classrooms

    From Reader to Reading Teacher is a self-contained, student-centred methods text that connects reading theory to practical classroom activities.

    Authors: Jo Ann Aebersold, Mary Lee Field
    English Type: International English
This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.