Date: Saturday 14th March
Time: 4pm GMT
Speaker: Kathleen Graves
Title: Supporting teachers who use textbooks to ‘think curricularly’
Kathleen Graves is Clinical Professor of Education at the University of Michigan where she teaches courses in educational linguistics, curriculum development, and educational inquiry. She has worked on curriculum renewal, materials development and language teacher education in the US, Algeria, Bahrain, Brazil and Japan. Her research focuses on how a language curriculum is designed and enacted, the role of materials in curriculum and teacher education, and teachers’ engagement in curriculum renewal. She is the co-author of two global ELT coursebook series, East West and Icon, and the editor/author of three books on language curriculum development. She is the co-editor of International perspectives on materials in ELT (with Sue Garton) and co-author of Teacher Development Over Time (with Tessa Woodward and Donald Freeman).