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11th International Conference on Language Teacher Education

May 30–June 1, 2019

The Graduate Hotel, Minneapolis, MN

A Cultural Balancing Act: The Learning, Beliefs, and Practices of Novice Indonesian Teachers of English

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 11:45 AM–12:15 PM Central Time (US & Canada) add to calendar
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Session Type

Paper (25 minutes)

Program Summary

Effective language teachers foster both linguistic and cultural proficiency, preparing students to interact with people different from themselves.  This presentation draws on findings from a case study of one teacher education program to discuss how novice teachers can be successfully prepared to address both language and culture in their classrooms.

Lead Presenter/organizer

Tabitha Kidwell, University of Maryland, College Park