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Appropriate methodology and social context

Author: Adrian Holliday
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Series: Cambridge language teaching library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An ethnographic framework to describe the varying cultures of classrooms, teacher communities and student groups in different countries and educational contexts.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Holliday
ISBN: 0521431565 9780521431569 0521437458 9780521437455 3125331811 9783125331815
OCLC Number: 29027257
Description: x, 237 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. A. The cultures of the classroom. Ch. 1. The social context. Ch. 2. 'Coral gardens'. Ch. 3. The variety of classroom cultures. Ch. 4. Student groups. Ch. 5. Teacher groups --
pt. B. Sources of conflict. Ch. 6. Technology transfer. Ch. 7. The politics of projects. Ch. 8. 'Calculated procrastination'. Ch. 9. Teachers' and students' lessons --
pt. C. Appropriate methodology design. Ch. 10. A culture-sensitive approach. Ch. 11. Solving classroom problems. Ch. 12. Curriculum and project design.
Series Title: Cambridge language teaching library.
Responsibility: Adrian Holliday.
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