Code: XPXS-2990 Author: J. Manuel & D. Carter ISBN/EAN: 9781921085949
A practical companion and reference that incorporates the depth, scope and richness of theory, history and practice that shape excellence in teaching and learning in contemporary English classroom contexts.
This reference book provides teachers and pre-service teachers with a user-friendly, informative guide to the essential terminology distinctive to the subject.
Its consistent emphasis on practical classroom teaching and learning strategies grounds this book in the context of day-to-day professional practice.
Each entry is designed to provide succinct, applicable definitions and overviews of:
theories, models and approaches
major historical and philosophical influences, and
film, drama and visual literacy terms and concepts.
The entries serve as stepping-off points for further inquiry.
The book includes an abundance of recommendations for further reading and points teachers to valuable resources and research.
Written by experienced teachers, teacher educators, researchers, scholars and other experts in English education, this book will be an indispensible addition to every secondary school English teacher?s professional library.