Educational Change Amongst English Language College Teachers in China

Transitioning from Teaching for General to Academic Purposes

by Yulong Li

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Book Description

This book provides anthropological insights into the arduous yet rewarding journeys involved in selected TESOL teachers' pedagogical transition to teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at universities in Shanghai, the largest metropolitan area in China.

Applying a unique combination of ethnography and phenomenology, the book offers innovative new perspectives on teacher education research. Drawing on the latest language education theory, it outlines a practitioner-friendly approach to EAP literacy. Teacher readers will especially benefit from the case studies presented here, which provide role models for teacher change in educational reform, as well as advice on their academic careers. In addition to addressing a timely and important research gap on EAP teachers in non-Western countries, the book is the ideal choice for readers interested in an update on English education in China.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Educational Change Amongst English Language College Teachers in China ebook for free in PDF format (2.8 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Philosophy
Publisher
Springer
Published
2020
Pages
157
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9789811530524
ISBN10
9811530521
ISBN13 Digital
9789811530531
ISBN10 Digital
981153053X
PDF Size
2.8 MB
License
CC BY

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