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11th International Conference on Language Teacher Education

May 30–June 1, 2019

The Graduate Hotel, Minneapolis, MN

Overcoming Instructor Resistance to Curricular Change: Working Together to Adapt New Frameworks in Listening Instruction

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

Although research supports literacies-based pedagogy, teachers often resist new frameworks. We highlight experiences creating listening lessons using authentic texts for a four-semester language sequence. We discuss efforts to involve teachers in researching frameworks, planning, piloting and revising lessons resulting in increased buy-in. Insights from instructor journals and interviews are presented.

Lead Presenter/organizer

Helena Ruf, University of Minnesota

Paper Co-Presenters

Beth Kautz, University of Minnesota
Virginia Steinhagen, University of Minnesota