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Book Recommendations: Professional Development


Submitted by Artemis, UK

What books can you recommend on professional development?

Dr Richards responds:

Here are some suggestions:

  • Borg, Simon. 2006. Teacher Cognition and Language Education. London: Continuum.
  • Burns.,Anne. 2010. Doing Action research in English Language teaching: A Guide for Practitioners. New York: Routledge.
  • Burns, Anne and Jack C Richards (Eds). Cambridge Guide to Second Language Teacher Education. Cambridge: Cambridge University press.
  • Richards Jack C and Thomas Farrell. Professional Development for Language Teachers. New York: Cambridge University Press 2005
  • Roberts, Jon. 1998. Language Teacher Education. London: Arnold.
  • Tedick, Diane J. (Ed). 2005. Second Language Teacher Education: International Perspectives. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum