Language, Culture and Dissonance: A Study Course for Globally Minded Teachers with Possibilities for Catalytic Transformation

From Section:
Theories & Approaches
Mar. 30, 2010

Source: Teaching Education, Volume 21 Issue 1 (March 2010), pages 61 – 74.

This article presents a study which explores the impact of a course taught abroad, with the objective of preparing globally minded intercultural educators proficient in second language and culture pedagogy for English learners.

The findings suggest that the course content is more powerful when teacher candidates experience cultural and linguistic immersion simultaneously.

Updated: Jan. 17, 2017
Bilingual education | English (second language) | Experiential learning | Student teacher attitudes | Study abroad | Teacher education programs