English as an international language and teachers' professional identity

Liou, Iris Yi-shin. 2008, English as an international language and teachers' professional identity, Ph.D. thesis, School of Education, Deakin University.

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Title English as an international language and teachers' professional identity
Author Liou, Iris Yi-shin.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Education
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Education
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2008
Keyword(s) English language - Globalization
English language - Study and teaching - Foreign speakers
English teachers - Attitudes
Summary This thesis found that the notion of English as a lingua franca and its implications in teaching English are difficult for English teachers to accept in a social-cultural context where English is a foreign language. Teachers' professional identity is the key to determine the success or failure of educational innovations.
Language eng
Description of original xvii, 328 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 428.24
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30027331

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