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ERIC Number: ED267583
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Sep
Pages: 16
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Teacher as Researcher and Evaluator--One Suggested Solution to Some Recurrent Problems in ELT and ESP.
Kennedy, Chris
The educational system should create conditions in which the teacher undertakes research in the classroom and then shares results which will be used in improving teaching and for teacher self-renewal. The advantages are that: (1) the teacher becomes more knowledgeable about a situation, more able to defend his or her pedagogic actions, and perhaps more influential in higher level decision making; and (2) the connection between pure and applied research is strengthened. In English for special purposes, useful teacher research could focus on the interaction between teacher, student, and materials. Research undertaken in this context could prove to be more useful in the classroom than pure research undertaken without teacher involvement. (MSE)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Revised version of a paper presented at the National ESP Conference (Vitoria, Brazil, 1982). Document contains some pages of broken type and small type.