ERIC Number: EJ542861
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Second Language Acquisition Research: A Resource for Changing Teachers' Professional Cultures?
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
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "How Language Teaching Is Constructed."