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Leadership in English Language Teaching and Learning

ISBN-10: 0472032593

ISBN-13: 9780472032594

Edition: N/A

Authors: Christine Coombe, Neil J. Anderson, Mary Lou McCloskey, Lauren Stephenson, Jun Liu

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Leadership skills are indispensable in language teaching and learning, and the effectiveness of these skills directly affects the quality of language education, the soundness of a program, and the satisfaction level of both teachers and students in the language classrooms and beyond.
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Book details

List price: $36.50
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 3/5/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880

Mark D. Linville is an independent philosopher based in Atlanta, USA.nbsp; His articles have appeared in the American Philosophical Quarterly, International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Religious Studies, Faith and Philosophy and Philosophia Christi .nbsp; He is a contributor to the Blackwell Companion to Natural Theology (Blackwell, 2009) and to Four Views of God and Morality (InterVarsity, forthcoming, 2012).Jun Liu isnbsp;Professor and Headnbsp;of the Department of English at the University of Arizona, USA.nbsp;He isnbsp;an ex-President of TESOL and Executive Director of the English Language Center, Shantou University, China.

Introduction
Theoretical Underpinnings
Leadership Theories, Educational Change, and Developing a Learning Organization: An English Language Teaching (ELT) Perspective
The Four Scopes of Effective Leadership Development
Interpersonal and Communication Strategies
Passing on the Light: Encouragement as a Leadership Skill
Mentoring as a Pathway to Leadership: A Focus on Nonnative English-Speaking Professionals
Public Speaking and Presentation Skills for ELT Educators
Behind Door #3: Effective Meetings for the ELT Profession
Personal Organizational Skills and Strategies
The Active Professional's Balancing Act: Time and Self-Management
The Tenure Journey: Shining the Spotlight on Structures and Strategies for Success
So, You've Agreed to Chair a Conference!
Program Organizational Skills and Strategies
The Seven Principles of Professional Development: From A to G
Strategic Planning for English Language Teachers and Leaders
Technologies for Leaders in ELT
Development, a.k.a. Fundraising: A Neglected Element of Professional Development
Taking the Lead: Recruiting for Success
Promoting Intensive ESL Programs: Taking Charge of a Market
DREAM Management: Involving and Motivating Teachers
ELT Leadership Issues in U.S. Public Schools
Leadership in Addressing Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in Low-Incidence Public School Settings
Leadership Responding to Linguistic and Cultural Diversity: A Systematic Approach
Contributors
Subject Index
Author Index