Issues and Practice in Research on Classroom Management
Research in language teaching and Applied Linguistics focusing explicitly on issues of language classroom management is comparatively rare. This is, in part, due to the relatively narrow definition accorded classroom management, and also the preoccupation of many language teaching professionals with matters such as instructional techniques. In general education, however, particularly in the United States, interest in issues of classroom control and discipline is strong, and major research publications reflect this interest. In language teaching, research which implicates or touches upon classroom management issues is generally (and probably rightly) enmeshed in discussions of other aspects of classroom life, especially spoken interaction.
KeywordsResearch Process Classroom Management Teacher Research Exploratory Practice Professional Researcher
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