Debates in English Teaching by Jon DavisonDebates in English Teaching by Jon Davison

Debates in English Teaching

EditorJon Davison, Caroline Daly, John Moss

Paperback | February 1, 2011

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What are the key debates in English teaching today?

Debates in English Teachingexplores the major issues all English teachers encounter in their daily professional lives. It engages with established and contemporary debates, promotes and supports critical reflection and aims to stimulate both novice and experienced teachers to reach informed judgements and argue their point of view with deeper theoretical knowledge and understanding.

Key issues debated include:

  • the professional identity of English teachers
  • attitudes to correctness in grammar and standard English
  • the importance of the media and new technologies
  • social class and literacy
  • the nature of the dialogic classroom
  • the role of wider reading
  • the politics of early literacy.

With its combination of expert opinion and fresh insight,Debates in English Teachingis the ideal companion for all student and practising teachers engaged in initial training, continuing professional development and master's level study.

Jon Davisonhas been Professor of Teacher Education in four universities including the Institute of Education, University of London, UK, where he was also Dean.Caroline Dalyis a Senior Lecturer in Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.John Mossis Dean of Education at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK.
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Title:Debates in English TeachingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:February 1, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415569168

ISBN - 13:9780415569163

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations  List of contributors  1. Debates in English TeachingJohn Moss 2. The Professional Identity of English TeachersAndy Goodwyn 3. The Dialogic ClassroomFrank Hardman 4. A New Theory and Model of Writing DevelopmentRichard Andrews 5. Living Language, Live Debates: Grammar and Standard EnglishDebra Myhill 6. The Politics of Early LiteracyKathy Goouch 7. Whatever happened to the Literacy Hour?Hazel Bryan and Jo Westbrook 8. Access, Choice and Time: a guide to wider reading in schoolsJo Westbrook 9. From Beowulf to Batman: connecting English and Media EducationAndrew Burn 10. The 'Real World' of Technologies: what kinds of professional development are needed for English teachers?Caroline Daly 11. Creativity in English Teaching and LearningSue Dymoke 12. English and InclusionJohn Yandell 13. Literacy and Social ClassJon Davison Bibliography  Index