This collection provides an overview of current issues, debates, and approaches in Second Language Teacher Education (SLTE) presented by internationally prominent researchers, educators, and emerging scholars. Chapters address such issues as distance education, non-native English-speaking educators, technology, assessment, standards, and the changing contexts of contemporary language teaching and teacher education.
Contributors comprise a list internationally prominent researchers and educators in the field, as well as emerging scholars who are exploring new areas in SLTE.
Covers a wide range of topics including key issues of the day, such as teacher education by distance, technology and SLTE; assessment and SLTE, and more.
Addresses the changing contexts of SLTE, such as teacher preparation of educators for whom English is an additional language.
This book provides an accessible guide to concepts in language testing and the testing of specific skills and systems. It combines theory and practical recommendations to help teachers understand the principles of testing and how they can be applied, supporting them to write better tests.