Curriculum Development in English for Academic Purposes - Guardado, Martin; Light, Justine
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This book introduces and explains a series of tools for curriculum renewal and revitalization in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs, based on the experiences of the authors in successfully implementing a new curriculum in a large EAP program in North America. The book focuses on the why and how of introducing curriculum change, while also engaging critically with the realities of day-to-day classroom practice and the important issue of teacher engagement. While maintaining a principles-driven approach, each chapter is also filled with tools, samples and case study examples, grounding…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book introduces and explains a series of tools for curriculum renewal and revitalization in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs, based on the experiences of the authors in successfully implementing a new curriculum in a large EAP program in North America. The book focuses on the why and how of introducing curriculum change, while also engaging critically with the realities of day-to-day classroom practice and the important issue of teacher engagement. While maintaining a principles-driven approach, each chapter is also filled with tools, samples and case study examples, grounding the book in practice and making it an essential resource for language teachers, teacher trainers, and students on TESOL and related courses.
Autorenporträt
Martin Guardado is Professor of Applied Linguistics and the Director of the English Language School at the University of Alberta, Canada. Justine Light is a curriculum developer at NorQuest College and Adjunct Professor in the TESL program at the University of Alberta, Canada. She has taught ESL for the past twenty years in a wide range of settings, including a decade of instruction in EAP programs.
Inhaltsangabe
Chapter 1: Introduction.- Chapter 2: Philosophy and Learning Principles.- Chapter 3: Getting to Grips with the Environment: Program Goals Defined.- Chapter 4: Formatting Curriculum Content: Program Learning Goals Realized.- Chapter 5: Implementation and Evaluation.- Chapter 6: Teacher Engagement.