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11th International Conference on Language Teacher Education

May 30–June 1, 2019

The Graduate Hotel, Minneapolis, MN

Developing Future English Language Educators' Critical Language Awareness in Cross-College Discussions

Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 1:45 PM–2:15 PM Central Time (US & Canada) add to calendar
Session Type

Paper (25 minutes)

Program Summary

This presentation examines discussions of race, identity, and language teaching between future English language educators at two different institutions. Qualitative thematic analysis of students' discussion reflections revealed the potential impact of this activity on students' developing critical language awareness (CLA), and furthermore, the significance of program context in students' CLA.

Lead Presenter/organizer

Leah Shepard-Carey, University of Minnesota

Paper Co-Presenters

Anuradha Gopalakrishnan, University of Minnesota