Classroom Decision Making: Negotiation And Process Syllabuses In Practice by Michael P. BreenClassroom Decision Making: Negotiation And Process Syllabuses In Practice by Michael P. Breen

Classroom Decision Making: Negotiation And Process Syllabuses In Practice

byMichael P. Breen, Andrew Littlejohn

Paperback | April 13, 2000

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How can one involve students in classroom decisions? What difficulties might arise? What benefits can be expected? This collection addresses these questions by bringing together for the first time accounts from teachers who have introduced shared decision-making with students.
Title:Classroom Decision Making: Negotiation And Process Syllabuses In PracticeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:324 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.67 inShipping dimensions:9.02 × 5.98 × 0.67 inPublished:April 13, 2000Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521666147

ISBN - 13:9780521666145


Table of Contents

1. The significance of negotiation; 2. Negotiated evaluation in an ESL context.; 3. Negotiating assessment with secondary school pupils; 4. Introducing negotiation processes: an experiment with creative project work.; 5. "We do what we like": Negotiated classroom work with Hungarian children; 6. Is a negotiated syllabus feasible within a national curriculum?; 7. Refining negotiated classroom work in a Spanish secondary school; 8. Negotiation in tertiary education: clashes with the dominant educational culture; 9. Syllabus negotiation in a school of nursing; 10. Negotiating the syllabus: learning needs analysis through pictures; 11. Reality therapy: using negotiated work in a technical writing class; 12. Negotiation of outcome: evaluation and revision decisions in the Writing Curriculum; 13. Learners, practitioners, teachers: diamond spotting and negotiating the role boundaries; 14. A Process Syllabus in a methodology course: experiences, beliefs, challenges; 15. Discourse, process and reflection in teacher education; 16. Negotiation, process, content, and participants' experience in a process syllabus for ELT Professionals; 17. Negotiation as a participatory dialogue; 18. The practicalities of negotiation.

Editorial Reviews

'I feel sure that the principles set out by the many contributors make it a valuable addition to my library. Classroom Decision-Making has given me new insights into my current teaching practice.' Modern English Teacher