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ERIC Number: EJ542861
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0026-7902
Second Language Acquisition Research: A Resource for Changing Teachers' Professional Cultures?
Markee, Numa
Modern Language Journal, v81 n1 p80-93 Spr 1997
Suggests second language acquisition research can help promote change in language teachers' methodological beliefs and practices. Drawing on diffusion of innovations research, an area of sociological inquiry, examines a theoretical framework for understanding change in language education, and discusses practical applications supporting institutionalization of task-based language teaching in the profession. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "How Language Teaching Is Constructed."