ERIC Number: EJ1068002
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
The Education of Language Teachers: Instruction or Conversation?
ELT Journal, v69 n3 p297-307 Jul 2015
The research reported here outlines how an emphasis on dialogic interaction and exploratory talk during post-teaching practice discussions can be beneficial to pre-service second language teacher education. The article examines the ways in which such an approach may help promote long-term reflective practice and how enquiry-based talk raises awareness of the complexity involved in developing pedagogic expertise.
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education, Dialogs (Language), Reflective Teaching, Teaching Methods, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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