Classroom Management in Language Education / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Palgrave Macmillan UK
A book that develops an understanding of practices at the very centre of language education - the classroom. It is written for postgraduate students in Applied Linguistics and Education, and practitioners, whether in TESOL or other language teaching, In Part 1 the author explores key concepts in unpacking the complexity of classroom life. In Part 2 existing research and practice are examined through a series of research case studies. Part 3 provides a template for research activity and suggestions for projects and methodologies, and Part 4 collects resources for readers keen to follow up the themes developed in the book.
About the Author
TONY WRIGHT is Principal Lecturer in International Education at the College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth, UK. He has many years' experience in language teaching, and teacher education more generally. He has lived and taught in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and continental Europe. Among his publications are Roles of Teachers and Learners and Investigating English.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgements Introduction PART 1: Introduction Towards an Agenda for Understanding Classroom Management Classrooms as Formal Contexts for Learning Institutional Aspects of Classroom Management Classrooms as Multidimensional Contexts Concerns and Practices in Classroom Management Managing Engagement: The Affective Dimension of Classroom Life Pedagogy, Models of Teaching and Classroom Management Patterns of Participation: Managing Classroom Talk Teachers' Knowledge and Classroom Management PART 2: Introduction Practices for Managing Time and Space Managing Engagement Managing Classroom Participation New Directions in Research on Classroom Management: Case Studies PART 3: Introduction Issues and Practice in Research on Classroom Management Doing Research on Classroom Management PART 4: Further Resources in Classroom Management Bibliography Index