Language Teacher Supervision: A Case-Based Approach by Kathleen M. Bailey

By Kathleen M. Bailey

Language instructor Supervision illuminates an under-explored quarter of the language educating occupation. utilizing case reviews of exact instructing occasions, the ebook explores such concerns as instructor evaluate, autonomy, authority and expertise and perspective. It incorporates a wealth of functional element on collecting information and supplying suggestions in post-observation meetings with academics. a number of circumstances, including a accomplished evaluation of the literature, bargains useful insights into the dynamic, interactive technique of language instructor supervision. Follow-up dialogue questions, improvement initiatives, and recommendations for extra interpreting have enough money avenues for additional exploration.

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Achieving awareness, then, can be the first step for teachers in making a change. Something realized during a moment of awareness either converts to knowledge or skill (Freeman, personal communication) or is ignored or forgotten. 2. Freeman claims that the traditional knowledge-transmission model of teacher education only addresses skills and knowledge. Yet to bring about long-lasting change and development, teachers’ awareness and attitudes must also be involved. The awareness component of Freeman’s model is important because “much of what happens in teaching is unknown to the teacher” (Richards and Lockhart, 1994:3–4).

Discuss your ratings with a colleague. Alfonso et al. (1984) discuss three types of supervisory skills: technical skills, human relations skills, and managerial skills. If you are a supervisor or in-service teacher, identify an instance when each of these skills has been needed in your context. If you are a preservice teacher, when might these skills be needed in the context where you plan to work? , 1984). Acheson and Gall (1997) described six supervisory roles, while Bernard (1979) described three roles in the supervision of trainee psychotherapists.

Personalization skills include the following: (a) [trainee] counselor’s comfort in assuming some authority in the counseling relationship and taking responsibility for his or her specialized knowledge and skills, (b) the ability of the [trainee] counselor to hear challenges by the client or feedback from the supervisor without becoming overly defensive, (c) the ability to be comfortable with the [trainee] counselor’s own feelings, values and attitudes, as well as those of the client, and (d) the ability to have a fundamental respect for the client.

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