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ERIC Number: EJ1020192
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jan
Pages: 19
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0261-4448
Thinking Allowed: Managing Innovation in English Language Education--A Research Agenda
Waters, Alan
Language Teaching, v47 n1 p92-110 Jan 2014
In Waters (2009), the author attempted to capture the "state of the art" in theorising, practice, and research activity about the management of innovation in English language education (ELE). In this article, he reprises a number of areas in that review, to identify where the field would benefit from further enquiry about how to successfully effect ELE innovation management. In doing so, he attempts to explain why he regards each of the proposed areas of further investigation as important, and in outline terms, how such additional research might be conducted. Three main areas for this research agenda are outlined: (1) investigations to do with the further application of established theoretical frameworks; (2) others involving concepts from innovation theory which have yet to be applied to ELE; and (3) studies that seek to explore what have so far been relatively under-researched aspects of ELE innovation activity.
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Language: English
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