ERIC Number: ED549556
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jan-1
Reference Count: N/A
PDLE: Extending Provisional Contributions. Volume 2
Murphey, Tim, Ed.
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL)
Focusing on midcareer professionals, this second volume includes descriptive accounts of professional development opportunities designed specifically so that language teachers can reinvigorate their teaching and remain on the path of lifelong learning. Due to the amount of development that comes from collaboration with other professionals, this volume offers ways to join the conversation and the excitement of ongoing professional development. Volume 2 of the series opens with a Series Editor's Preface, Acknowledgments, and an Introduction. The following chapters are included: (1) Long-Distance Collaboration: Rescuing Each Other From the Desert Island (Angela Beck and Joy Janzen); (2) The "Dead Hand" Project: Intercultural Collaboration and Professional Development (Mary Lee Field and Noriko Nagai); (3) Professional Development Through Student and Teacher Reaction Journals (Timothy Stewart and Elizabeth Lokon); (4) Fostering Graduate School Teacher Development Through Peer Interviewing (Greta Gorsuch and David Beglar); (5) Pulp Fiction? The Research Journal and Professional Development (Simon Borg); (6) How Would PhD Feel After Your Name? (Patricia L. Miller); (7) Net Gains (Catherine Green); (8) Growing With the Flow: Sustaining Professionalism Through Online Instruction of Language Teachers (Faridah Pawan and Anna Jacobson); (9) Get Real! Authentic Assessment in Graduate-Level TESOL Programs (Annis N. Shaver, Juliet E. Hart, and Mary A. Avalos); (10) Thais That Bind: Becoming a Teacher Educator through International Volunteering (Susan Carbery and Robert Croker); (11) Starting a Local Teacher Study Group (Kazuyoshi Sato); and (12) Creating Publishing Communities (Tim Murphey, Mark Connolly, Eton Churchill, John McLaughlin, Susan L. Schwartz, and Jarek Krajka). [See"PDLE: Sustaining Professionalism. Volume 3" in ERIC at ED549557; and "PDLE: Communities of Supportive Professionals. Volume 4" at ED549538.]
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Communities of Practice, Language Teachers, Teacher Collaboration, Faculty Development, Lifelong Learning, Teacher Improvement, Intercultural Communication, Intercultural Programs, Journal Writing, Graduate Students, Interviews, Peer Influence, Periodicals, Research, Doctoral Degrees, Online Courses, Performance Based Assessment, Teacher Educators, Volunteers, International Programs, Writing for Publication
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.