Leadership in English Language Education
Theoretical Foundations and Practical Skills for Changing Times
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Leadership in English Language Education by MaryAnn Christison
Book DescriptionLeadership in English Language Education: Theoretical Foundations and Practical Skills for Changing Times presents both theoretical approaches to leadership and practical skills leaders in English language education need to be effective. Discussing practical skills in detail, and providing readers with the opportunity to acquire new skills and apply them in their own contexts, the text is organized around three themes: * The roles and characteristics of leaders * Skills for leading * ELT leadership in practice Leadership theories and approaches from business and industry are applied to and conclusions are drawn for English language teaching in a variety of organizational contexts, including intensive English programs in English-speaking countries, TESOL departments in universities, ESL programs in community colleges, EFL departments in non-English speaking countries, adult education programs, and commercial ELT centers and schools around the world. This is an essential resource for all administrators, teachers, academics, and teacher candidates in English language education.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805863109
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author MaryAnn Christison
Teaching and Learning English Grammar, Paperback (March 2015)
"The International Research Foundation for English Language Education (TIRF)."
What English Language Teachers Need to Know, Paperback (October 2010)» View all books by MaryAnn Christison
Covers the characteristics of the context in which teachers work, how English works and how it is learned, and the teacher's role in the larger professional sphere of English language education. This title also covers the three main facets of teaching: planning, instructing, and assessing.
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Author Biography - MaryAnn Christison
MaryAnn Christison is a professor in the Department of Linguistics and the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Utah. She teaches courses in the MA and PhD graduate programs and coordinates the ESL endorsement program. Christison was TESOL President 1997-98 and serves on the Board of Trustees of The International Research Foundation (TIRF) for English Language Education. Denise E. Murray is Emeritus Professor at Macquarie University, Australia and San Jose State University, United States. She was department Chair for 9 years, director of a national centre for 6 years, and TESOL President. Her research interests and teaching include leadership and management in ELT.
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