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11th International Conference on Language Teacher Education

May 30–June 1, 2019

The Graduate Hotel, Minneapolis, MN

A Collaborative Research-Based Approach to Teacher Preparation for Working in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms

Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 2:30 PM–3:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada) add to calendar
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Session Type

Paper (25 minutes)

Program Summary

This paper describes a collaborative research-based approach to developing a course for preparing pre-service teachers to work in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms. The findings point to the coexistence of expertise and uncertainty among teachers with respect to their own effectiveness at meeting the needs of English language learners.

Lead Presenter/organizer

William Dunn, University of Alberta