Professional Self-development

Resources for Understanding Reflective Practice

Farrell, Thomas S. C. Reflective practice for language teachers.

Open University. Learning to teach: Becoming a reflective practitioner.

Richards, Jack C., & Thomas S. C. Farrell. Teaching practice: A reflective approach. Ne York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Schön, D. The reflective practitioner: How professionals think in action. New York: Basic Books, 1983.

Wallace, M. J. Training foreign language teachers: A reflective approach. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Zeichner, K. M., & D. P. Liston. Reflective teaching: An introduction. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1996.

⇒ Read the Essentials page on reflective practice here


Resources on Teaching Portfolios

Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University. Teaching portfolios.

DePaul University. Teaching portfolios.

Mues, Fran, & Mary Deane Sorcinelli. Preparing a teaching portfolio. The Center for Teaching, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2000.

Seldin, P. The teaching portfolio: A practical guide to improved performance and promotion/tenure decisions. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing, 1991.

⇒ Read the Essentials page on teaching portfolios here