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Teachers as course developers

Author: Kathleen Graves
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge language education.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Teachers as Course Developers uses a unique case study approach to show how language teachers themselves - rather than curriculum specialists - develop and implement their own courses. Featured are the stories of six teachers who successfully designed their courses in different settings in Japan, the United States, and Latin America. The book provides a framework for the processes of course development which any  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Graves
ISBN: 0521497221 9780521497220 052149768X 9780521497688
OCLC Number: 31970633
Description: x, 213 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Teachers as course developers / Kathleen Graves --
2. A framework of course development processes / Kathleen Graves --
3. Designing workplace ESOL courses for Chinese health-care workers at a Boston nursing home / Johan Uvin --
4. Designing a seventh-grade social studies course for ESL students at an international school / Pat Fisher --
5. Designing an EAP course for postgraduate students in Ecuador / Maria del Carmen Blyth --
6. Designing a writing component for teen courses at a Brazilian language institute / Maria Estela Pinheiro Franco --
7. Planning an advanced listening comprehension elective for Japanese college students / Barbara Fujiwara --
8. A curriculum framework for corporate language programs / Laura Hull.
Series Title: Cambridge language education.
Responsibility: edited by Kathleen Graves ; based on the accounts of Maria del Carmen Blyth [and others].
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