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Action Research by Teachers for Teachers - not forgetting learners, too!

A talk at Gediz University, Izmir, 22 June 2013


1) MA in ELTSM, Unviversity of Warwick - Professional Practice course


MA in ELT programmes, University of Warwick

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/degrees/ma/


MA in ELTSM programme, University of Warwick

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/degrees/ma/elt_sm/


Professional Practice course overview, 2012-13


Talks by MA in ELTSM Professional Practice students

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/degrees/ma/elt_sm/conference09/student_talks/student_participation/

(Angel’s talk -> 3.07)


(2003) 'Faute de mieux? Simulated action research, from participant perspectives', in Hancioglu, D. (ed.), TDTR5: [Proceedings of]Teachers Develop Teachers Research (CD-ROM). Ankara, Turkey: Middle Eastern Technical University & IATEFL Teacher Development and Research SIGs. [co-authored with P. Brown, S. Alagoz and S. Icmez]

(2007) ‘Responding to resistance’. In A. Barfield and S. Brown (eds), Reconstructing Autonomy in Language Education: Inquiry and Innovation. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. [co-authored with P. Brown and E. Ushioda.] - summary


Interlude: A story from Paula Rebolledo's data


2) Chile: Action research project with secondary teachers (2013)

Chilean Champion Teachers Action Research Project

http://www.facebook.com/BritishCouncilChile/posts/608683645828475

(Teachers talking about the project, from 4.58 to 6.16)

 

3) France: 'Exploratory' research following a workshop in Paris (2013)

Video of Katie Moran’s informal presentation of her exploratory research into oral presentations (in Paris)

http://youtu.be/9O1ynhmdYPI (from 5:31 to 27:04)


4) Turkey: Innovative practice following a workshop on 'pedagogy of autonomy as a rescue strategy' in Izmir (2011)

K. Funda Akgul Zazaoglu (2012) 'A story of autonomy'. Independence (newsletter of the IATEFL Learner Autonomy SIG) 54: 5-7.


5) IATEFL Research SIG

Teacher-Research Updates

http://resig.weebly.com/teacher-research-forum.html#/articles/

ELT research resources

http://resig.weebly.com/resources.html

including video of workshop on questionnaire design:

http://wwwm.coventry.ac.uk/researchnet/IATEFL/Pages/Workshop1.aspx

ELT Research (newsletter)

http://resig.weebly.com/newsletter.html

Events:

http://resig.weebly.com/events.html


6) Gediz University - English Preparatory Programme Teacher-Research

Dikilitaş, K. (ed.). 2011. Teacher-research Studies: Inquiries from Teacher Perspectives, Volume 1. Ankara: Nobel

Dikilitaş, K. (ed.). 2013. Teacher-research Studies: Inquiries from Teacher Perspectives, Volume 2. Ankara: Nobel


Please don't hesitate to get in touch with me if you'd like to: R.C.Smith@warwick.ac.uk