Language Learning and Teacher Education A Sociocultural Approach Edited by: Margaret R. Hawkins

Format:
Hardback - 208 pages
Related Formats:
Paperback 
ISBN:
9781853597640
Published:
08 Nov 2004
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters
Dimensions:
210 x 148
Availability:
Available

Summary

This book explores sociocultural theories as they relate to language and literacy teaching and learning, and to professional preparation and development for language teachers.  Language teachers and language teacher educators weave research, theory and practice together as they articulate and explore theoretical perspectives through detailed descriptions and analyses of practices.

Author Biography:

Margaret R. Hawkins is a faculty member and Director of the ESL and bilingual teacher education and graduate programs in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her scholarship and teaching are in the areas of sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, qualitative research methodology, literacy, and critical applied linguistics. Research interests include language teacher education, language and literacy development for young English language learners in schools, and cross-cultural perspectives on home/school relations.

Readership Level:

Postgraduate, Research / Professional


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