Presentation on theme: "What does “professional development” in ELT entail?"— Presentation transcript:
What does “professional development” in ELT entail?
Do we really want “PD” activities? Integration of CD Work with PD Activities Awareness of professional Realities Professional Tools Aftermath of PD in ELT Anti-stagnation technology
Integration of PD activities with 5 areas of CD work Time-bounded emergence Robust sequence Two types of strategic goals Access to strategic planning
Professional Development Stages 1.Language oriented 2.Methodology-driven 3.Post-method L2 pedagogy Dimensions Power-control Participation in CD work Professional realities (either / or)
Awareness of professional Realities L2 content Teaching principles and values Learning processes & conditions L2 in development work
Professional Tools examples grade, exercises, syllabus, task, tests, scaffolding, ZPD, learning events, pass / fail, study resources, course book, topics, quizzes factors determining their use PD level Program area Professional reality
Repercussions of professional development on ELT conceptual changes in instructional materials methodological skills pedagogical values and roles technical Communication Evaluation Non-ELT skills Field-related research and problem-solving Professional tools Critical thinking Multi-level planning Learning environment