Planning Change, Changing Plans: Innovations in Second Language Teaching
Denise E. Murray
University of Michigan Press, 2008 - Education - 254 pages
Planning Change, Changing Plansprovides examples of educational innovation and change—case studies that invite teachers and administrators alike to examine assumptions underlying proposed change and to learn how to build changeability into educational practice. This volume documents twelve different instances of innovative plans, all of which, while achieving some of the original goals, found both impediments and opportunities in the change process.
The cases produced demonstrate how teachers resist, interpret, and adapt the
change to their particular local context and their beliefs about language andlanguage learning. The case studies are presented by the teachers, researchers, administrators, and consultants who were involved in the specific innovations, and examples represent change and innovation in different countries, in different aspects of the teaching/learning enterprise, and at different levels of educational administration.
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