The Preparation of Teachers of English as an Additional Language around the World: Research, Policy, Curriculum and Practice (Ne
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This is a great resource for anyone involved in the preparation of teachers of EAL. The chapters provide a holistic and comprehensive overview of research, policy, curriculum, and practices in teacher preparation in their respective countries while, collectively, creating space for cross-national and comparative approaches and international collaboration in teacher preparation. ― Aya Matsuda, Arizona State University, USA
The fast-evolving English learner populations and the corresponding demands placed on the teachers who serve them make this book a valuable resource for teachers, teacher educators, researchers, and policymakers as we attempt to redesign L2 teacher education to meet new global challenges encountered in school and society. ― Peter De Costa, Michigan State University, USA
As the importance of English education keeps increasing, this timely volume collects invaluable information and stories of teacher education around the globe. Each chapter provides nuanced views of socio-educational issues specific to their local contexts. Readers, especially those who develop curriculum for a teacher education program, can quickly gain an overview of different parts of the world and inform their decision-making related to teacher education. ― Masatoshi Sato, Universidad Andres Bello, Chile
About the Author
Nihat Polat is Chair and Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Texas State University. He is the author of L2 Learning, Teaching and Assessment: A Comprehensible Input Perspective (2016, Multilingual Matters).
Laura Mahalingappa is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Texas State University. She is co-author of Supporting Muslim Students: A Guide to Understanding the Diverse Issues of Today’s Classrooms (2017, Rowman and Littlefield, with Terri L. Rodriguez and Nihat Polat).
Hayriye Kayi-Aydar is an Associate Professor of English Applied Linguistics in the Department of English, University of Arizona. She is co-editor of Theorizing and Analyzing Language Teacher Agency (2019, Multilingual Matters, with Xuesong (Andy) Gao, Elizabeth R. Miller, Manka Varghese and Gergana Vitanova).
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