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11th International Conference on Language Teacher Education

May 30–June 1, 2019

The Graduate Hotel, Minneapolis, MN

What Teaching Philosophy Statements of Pre-Service English Teachers Can Tell Us

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 4:00 PM–4:30 PM Central Time (US & Canada) add to calendar
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Session Type

Paper (25 minutes)

Program Summary

This paper analyzes teaching philosophy statements (TPS) written by pre-service English teachers. In addition to revealing the beliefs and goals of pre-service teachers, TPSs have the potential to help them self-reflect, develop a critical approach to teaching methods, and discover their strengths as a prospective English teacher.

Lead Presenter/organizer

Sibel Tatar, Bogazici University