Distance education for language teachers : a UK perspective / edited by Ron Howard and Ian McGrath

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Subjects: Language teachers--Training of--Distance education--Congresses
Teachers--Training of--Distance education--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Clevedon ; Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters, c1995
Series: Multilingual matters
Multilingual matters (Series)
LC Classification: P
Physical Description: x, 209 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword
Introduction / Ron Howard, Ian McGrath 1
1. The Advantages and Disadvantages of Distance Education / John Cowan 14
2. Distance Education for Teacher Training: International Experience / Hilary Perraton 21
3. Language Teacher Training by Distance Learning: Models of Delivery / Robert Leach 35
4. 'You Are Your Own Best Resource': Promoting Confidence and Autonomous Learning in Teacher Education at a Distance - A Case Study / Elspeth Broady 49
5. Pre-service Training for Language Teachers: Face-to-Face or at a Distance? / Ian McGrath 66
6. The Contribution of a Face-to-Face Component in Initial Teacher Training at a Distance / Teresa Haworth, Ray Parker 78
7. Distance Education for Language Teachers and Educational Technology / Gary Motteram 95
8. Virtual Language Schools: Overcoming the Problem of Distance in the Training of Language Teachers / Charles Jennings 104
9. Interaction Across Computer-Conferencing / Christina Howell-Richardson 118
10. Inputs and Outputs of Distance Education / Richard West, Gillian Walsh 133
11. Direction and Debate in Distance Materials for Teacher Development / Keith Richards 142
12. Monitoring the Effectiveness of Distance Learning as a Means of Partially Delivering Teacher Education / Ray Parker, Tim Graham 161
13. From Teaching Materials to Teacher Induction: A Progress Report / Helene Mulphin 174
14. Formation a Distance: Learning Strategies / Beverley Hallam 182
15. Concepts of Quality in Distance Education / David Carver 193
Index 207
Additional Authors: Howard, Ron, 1936-
McGrath, Ian, 1945-
Notes: LCCN: 95018703
ISBN: 1853592927 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1853592919 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Collection of papers selected from a symposium of the same title held at the University of Edinburg in May 1993
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 32545505
ISBN/ISSN: 1853592927