Language Teacher Professional Development
Language Teacher Professional Development

Language Teacher Professional Development

English Language Teacher Development


44 Pages, 7 x 10

Formats: Paperback, ebook: EPUB

Paperback, $20.95 (US $20.95) (CA $27.95)

Publication Date: January 2015

ISBN 9781942223528


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The field of English language teaching continues to become more and more complex. To stay up-to-date with the developments as the discipline grows, English language teachers must work to expand their knowledge base by participating in continual professional development and practicing reflective teaching. Farrell provides useful insights about the many kinds of training and discusses the practices you can engage in to ensure your own growth, including team teaching, action research, and teaching portfolios. Learn about the different stages of professional development, what approaches are right for you, and how you can sustain your growth throughout your career.

Author Biography

Thomas S.C. Farrell is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Brock University, Canada. Professor Farrell’s professional interests include Reflective Practice, and Language Teacher Education & Development. He has published widely and has presented at conferences worldwide on these topics. A selection of his work can be found on his webpage: Reflective Inquiry.