ERIC Number: EJ1046650
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 71
A Tramp Abroad Chronicles Motivation, Self-Efficacy, and Attempts to Theorize Culture and Creativity
Crutcher, Paul A.; Dodge, Autumn M.
Intercultural Education, v25 n5 p349-361 2014
The paper works organically from unique experiences the authors have teaching abroad with other trained teachers and scholars and in diverse contexts. It considers the culture and creativity literature, fundamental and relevant mechanisms in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and educational psychology, and suggests a relational theory for culture and creativity grounded in research and theory in psychology. Among other things, the paper includes discussions of Bandura, motivation, and self-efficacy. The authors provide real experiences, interaction with the literature, and pragmatic thinking about teaching for which many scholars have called.
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Creativity, Teaching Experience, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Cultural Context, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Educational Psychology, Cultural Awareness, Theories, Multicultural Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: China