Category Archives: Language teacher education

From a thesis to a book: The outcome of overcoming a thousand obstacles!

I had started writing this post as a way to promote my upcoming book: English Language Teacher Education in Chile: A cultural historical activity theory perspective. However, I realised that instead of just promoting the book, I could use this

From a thesis to a book: The outcome of overcoming a thousand obstacles!

I had started writing this post as a way to promote my upcoming book: English Language Teacher Education in Chile: A cultural historical activity theory perspective. However, I realised that instead of just promoting the book, I could use this

SLTE curriculum in Chile- New paper

I am very happy to upload here my paper on SLTE curriculum. It offers a comprehensive exploration into second language teacher education from an EFl context with a focus on curriculum. Barahona, M.(2014) . Exploring the curriculum of SLTE in

SLTE curriculum in Chile- New paper

I am very happy to upload here my paper on SLTE curriculum. It offers a comprehensive exploration into second language teacher education from an EFl context with a focus on curriculum. Barahona, M.(2014) . Exploring the curriculum of SLTE in

From a topic to a thesis. The return!

It is been more than a month that I wrote my last post about my struggle towards an argument for my thesis. Well, I still haven’t resolved the issue, but I am working on it. This time I am doing

From a topic to a thesis. The return!

It is been more than a month that I wrote my last post about my struggle towards an argument for my thesis. Well, I still haven’t resolved the issue, but I am working on it. This time I am doing

From a topic to a thesis?

It is mid February, time is flying and I am struggling with the argument of my thesis. I procrastinate reading more papers, and writing posts on my blogs. I go back to my data and it seems a never ending

From a topic to a thesis?

It is mid February, time is flying and I am struggling with the argument of my thesis. I procrastinate reading more papers, and writing posts on my blogs. I go back to my data and it seems a never ending

What is the pedagogical Imperative?

Ten days ago I attended two courses as part of the UNSW summer school. The morning course was Classroom-based Research for Language Teachers by David Nunan and the afternoon course  was Sociocultural Theory and the Pedagogical Imperative by James Lantolf. The

What is the pedagogical Imperative?

Ten days ago I attended two courses as part of the UNSW summer school. The morning course was Classroom-based Research for Language Teachers by David Nunan and the afternoon course  was Sociocultural Theory and the Pedagogical Imperative by James Lantolf. The

Back to …!

I did it! After struggling with the writing, the poster layout and so forth. I managed to present my poster at the AARE conference successfully. It was very self  assuring and inspiring. The discussions with other academics challenged my views,

Back to …!

I did it! After struggling with the writing, the poster layout and so forth. I managed to present my poster at the AARE conference successfully. It was very self  assuring and inspiring. The discussions with other academics challenged my views,

Back on the right track!

Here I am attending ACTA International conference on the goldcoast. After a few days in which I was tempted to to do a course on Activity theory at Helsinki University, now I’m back on my research topic: EFL teacher education.

Back on the right track!

Here I am attending ACTA International conference on the goldcoast. After a few days in which I was tempted to to do a course on Activity theory at Helsinki University, now I’m back on my research topic: EFL teacher education.