Language Curriculum Innovation in a Chinese Secondary School

A Study of Teacher Cognition and Classroom Practices

  • Yan Zhu

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About this book


This book offers a comprehensive overview of the changes in foreign language teachers' cognition and practices during a four-year innovation project at a Chinese secondary school, and explores the factors that influenced the trajectory of those changes. It makes a substantial contribution to research on educational change by offering a longitudinal observation of the facts and voices in EFL settings in China; as such, the book offers a valuable resource for scholars, teacher educators, teachers, and others interested in initiating, managing and evaluating innovations in EFL classrooms.


Teacher Cognition Foreign Language Classroom Practices Curriculum Innovation Teacher Education University-school Collaboration Ethnographic Study

Authors and affiliations

  • Yan Zhu
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Foreign Languages and LiteratureFudan UniversityShanghaiChina

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  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-7238-3
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-7239-0
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