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Title: Exploring Japanese University English Teachers’ Professional Identity
Written By: Diane Hawley Nagatomo
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847696465
Series Title: New Perspectives on Language and Education
Description:

This book contributes to the growing field of EFL teacher identity, which is now
recognized to influence numerous aspects of classroom teaching and of student
learning. It focuses on an under-researched, and yet highly influential group of
teachers that shape English language education in Japan: Japanese university
English teachers. In three interrelated narrative studies, it examines how four
relatively new teachers develop professional identity as they become members
of the community of practice of university English teachers; how gender
impacts the professional identity of seven female professors ranging in age from
their early 30s to their 60s; and how one teacher’s teaching practices and
beliefs reflect her personal and professional identity.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781847696472
Pages: 232
Prices: U.S. $ 129.95
U.K. £ 79.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781847696465
Pages: 232
Prices: U.K. £ 24.95
U.S. $ 39.95