More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 9/18/2013.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
The renowned and highly experienced editors of this book bring together the leading voices in contemporary English Education under the banner of the International Federation for the Teaching of English(IFTE). The collected chapters here represent the very best of international writing on the teaching English in the past decade. The key issues and debates surrounding English teaching across the globe are discussed and analysed accessibly, and incorporate wide-ranging topics including: The impact of high stakes testing on teaching and learning; Addressing the needs of minority groups; The digitization of literature and new conceptions of text; Rewriting the canon; Dealing with curriculum chan≥ "Best practices" in the teaching of English; The tension between 'literacy' and 'English'; English and bilingual education; The impact of digital technologies on teaching and learning; Conceptions of English as a subject [secondary and tertiary]; Bringing the critical into the English/Literacy classroom; The future of subject English; Empowering voices on the margins; Pre-service teacher education; The social networking English classroom. This text looks at the changing face of subject English from the differing perspectives of policy makers, teacher educators, teachers and their students. It tackles some of the hard questions posed by technological advances in a global society, challenges conventional approaches to teaching and points to the emerging possibilities for a traditional school subject such as English in the face of rapid change and increasing societal expectations. Despite all of the converging political and technological threats, the authors of this engaging and insightful text portray an immense confidence in the ultimate worth of teaching and learning subject English.