Teacher Evaluation in Second Language Education

Teacher Evaluation in Second Language Education

by Amanda Howard, Helen Donaghue


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472509949
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 02/12/2015
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Amanda Howard has worked as an English language teacher, teacher educator, lecturer and coordinator for institutions and universities both in the Middle East and the UK and has extensive experience with both undergraduate and postgraduate students. She researches and writes in the areas of teacher evaluation, observation and feedback in educational settings, language teaching pedagogy and Young Learner education.

Helen Donaghue is a Senior Lecturer in English Language Teaching at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. She has worked in TESOL and teacher education in Hungary, the United Arab Emirates and the UK. Her teaching interests include EAP, teaching L2 reading and language testing and her research interests focus mainly on institutional interaction in educational settings. She is currently researching the co-construction and negotiation of face and identity in post observation feedback meetings.

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
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Introduction, Helen Donaghue and Amanda Howard
Part 1: Key Approaches
1. Reflective dimensions of CPD: supporting self-evaluation and peer-evaluation, Steve Mann and Steve Walsh
2. Mentoring for teacher evaluation and development, Leonardo A. Mercado and Steve Mann
3. Observing for feedback: a counselling perspective, Mick Randall
Part 2: Tools for Investigation and Collaboration
4. From bit to whole: reframing feedback dialogue through critical incidents, Radhika Iyer-O'Sullivan
5. Artifacts in scaffolding the construction of teaching knowledge, Marion Engin
6 .A system for teacher evaluation, Phil Quirke
Part 3: Focus on Discourse
7. Differences between supervisors' espoused feedback styles and their discourse in post observation meetings, Helen Donaghue
8. Evaluative talk in feedback conferences, Fiona Copland
9. Student teacher placements: a critical commentary, Neil Hunt
Part 4: Participant Responses
10. Evaluating experienced teachers, Mick King
11. Reflective peer observation accounts: what do they reveal?, Wayne Trotman
12. Giving voice to participants in second language education, Amanda Howard

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