ERIC Number: ED480999
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Mentoring Foreign Language Teaching Assistants, Lecturers, and Adjunct Faculty. Issues in Language Program Direction: A Series in Annual Volumes.
Rifkin, Benjamin, Ed.
This book includes the following chapters: "Historical, Theoretical, and Pragmatic Perspectives on Mentoring" (H. Jay Siskin, with Jim Davis); "New Paradigms, Old Practices: Disciplinary Tensions in TA Training" (Elizabeth Guthrie); "The Professional Development of Highly Experienced and Less Experienced Teachers: Meeting Diverse Needs" (Elizabeth B. Bernhardt); "Mentoring in Style: Using Style Information to Enhance Mentoring of Foreign Language Teachers" (Betty Lou Leaver and Rebecca Oxford); "Getting to Know the Face in the Mirror: Reflection in Practice for Teachers and Teacher Educators" (Sangeeta Dhawan); "Meeting the Needs of International TAs in the Foreign Language Classroom: A Model for Extended Training" (Cynthia Chalupa and Anne Lair); "Training Graduate Teachers and Foreign Language Assistants in UK Universities: A Reflective Approach" (John Klapper); "Working with Lecturers and Part-Time Faculty: A Case Study of Russian in the National Capital Area" (Richard Robin); and "Language Teaching: Raising Expectations for Instructor Preparation" (Patricia R. Chaput). (VWL)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cognitive Style, College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Language Teachers, Mentors, Professional Development, Russian, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Assistants
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Note: For individual chapters, see FL 027 840-48.