ERIC Number: EJ295338
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The Incentive Value of Theory in Teacher Education.
Widdowson, H. G.
ELT Journal, v38 n2 p86-90 Apr 1984
Suggests that fostering dependence on techniques along, without developing awareness of how techniques relate to theoretical principles, militates against healthy development in the English language teaching profession. Argues that teachers who see research as part of their role are likely to view their work more positively than teachers who are exclusively concerned with the practical. (EKN)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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