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ERIC Number: EJ1150964
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Aug
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0033-6882
Reflective Teaching and Practice: Interview with Thomas Farrell
Pang, Alvin
RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, v48 n2 p174-179 Aug 2017
Thomas Farrell is widely known for his views and publications on the topic of Reflective Practice, which is key to the professional development of teachers in 21st century classrooms. He is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Brock University, Canada. Farrell has been a language teacher and teacher educator since 1978 and has worked in Korea, Singapore, and Canada. He has published widely and presented worldwide on the topic of Reflective Practice. Among his publications are" Reflective Language Teaching: From Research to Practice" (2008), "Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: A Reflective Guide" (2009); "Reflective Writing for Language Teachers" (2012); and "Promoting Teacher Reflection in Second Language Education: a Framework for TESOL Professionals" (2015). His current research interests include language teacher beliefs and practices, and Reflective Practice for language teachers. This article features an interview in which Farrell shares his beliefs and thoughts about teacher learning, the importance of teacher professional development, and what led him to researching and extensively publishing on the topic of Reflective Practice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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