This volume takes a holistic view of the current trends and challenges in quality and quality assurance in TESOL and teacher education. Bringing together top scholars in the field from all over the world, the text features invaluable international perspectives with the common objective of improving the quality in TESOL and teacher education in constantly changing and challenging educational contexts globally.

Grouped into four wide-ranging, thematic sections – on multilingualism, diversity, teacher education, and future challenges – the book addresses new obstacles faced by educational professionals in today’s rapidly changing educational landscape by offering alternatives to quantitative targets. Chapter authors cover a range of contexts and timely issues, including technology in the classroom, culturally relevant teaching, teaching for continuous improvement, professional development, and monitoring and evaluating quality.

Providing a forum of discussion on the intricacies, complexities, and challenges related to the urgent question of quality in the field, this book is a must-read for prospective ESL/EFL teachers and teacher educators.

chapter |14 pages

Introduction and Overview

ByJuan de Dios Martínez Agudo

section Section I|48 pages

Quality in TESOL Education in a Globalized Multilingual World

chapter 1|9 pages

Quality Language Education in a Multilingual World

A Human Rights Perspective on Theory and Practice
ByDavid Little

chapter 2|9 pages

Raising Quality through Critical Pedagogy in TESOL

ByGraham Crookes

chapter 3|10 pages

Policy and Ideology in ELT

The Impact of Educational Reforms on the Quality of Language Education
ByGabriele Azzaro, Juan de Dios Martínez Agudo

chapter 4|10 pages

Sustainability of Quality in TESOL Education

A Strategic Perspective on 21st-Century Education Challenges
ByIan Eyres, Clare Woodward

chapter 5|8 pages

Quality and Innovation in TESOL

Blended and Distance Education
ByChang Zhu, Liesbeth De Paepe, Cynthia White

section Section II|108 pages

Quality in Diversity in TESOL Education

chapter 6|10 pages

Quality Outcomes through Quality Process

ByDavid Crabbe

chapter 7|9 pages

Quality in Language Learning

Strategy Instruction and Options for Autonomous Language Learning
ByAndrew D. Cohen

chapter 8|10 pages

Quality of Teacher Talk in TESOL Classrooms

A Critical-Reflective Analysis of Discourse
ByJoanna Baumgart

chapter 9|9 pages

Quality Assurance and the Expatriate Native Speaker Teacher

ByPéter Medgyes, Tamas Kiss

chapter 12|9 pages

Quality in TESOL Materials Design

Addressing Cultural Content in ELT Materials
BySophia Papaefthymiou-Lytra, Evangelia Karagianni, Anastasia Pouliou

chapter 13|9 pages

Quality through Authenticity in TESOL

Critical Issues Facing Teacher Education
ByAlexander Gilmore

chapter 14|10 pages

Quality of Feedback in TESOL

A Learning-Oriented Assessment Perspective
ByAtta Gebril, Gavin T. L. Brown

chapter 15|9 pages

Quality Language Education for Diversity and Inclusion

Challenges and Proposals for Quality Improvement
ByMichael Dunn, Kristen Pratt, Faith Van Putten

chapter 16|12 pages

Quality Assurance in Clil in Higher Education

Priorities and Challenges
ByDo Coyle, Oliver Meyer

section Section III|91 pages

Quality Teachers for Quality Education

chapter 17|12 pages

Quality Education Begins with Teachers

What Are the Qualities That Make a TESOL Teacher Great?
ByChristine Coombe

chapter 18|9 pages

Teacher Identity and Quality Teaching

Quality Assurance for TESOL Teacher Education
ByJohn G. Trent

chapter 19|9 pages

Professional Competency Profiles for Quality Teaching in TESOL

Challenges for Teacher Educators
ByDarío Luis Banegas, Juan de Dios Martínez Agudo

chapter 20|10 pages

The Quality of Emotional Scaffolding in ELT

Towards a Quality Emotional Competence Training in TESOL Teacher Education
ByJuan de Dios Martínez Agudo, Gabriele Azzaro, Darío Luis Banegas

chapter 21|10 pages

Quality Teacher Education for Pronunciation Teaching in L2 Classrooms

ByJohn M. Levis, Sinem Sonsaat

chapter 22|9 pages

Quality Mentoring in TESOL Practicum

Challenges and Proposals for Improvement
ByAnh Tran, Hoa Thi Mai Nguyen, Hongzhi Yang

chapter 23|10 pages

Quality Teacher Educators = Quality Teachers?

Quality Standards for TESOL Teacher Educators
ByClaire Tardieu

chapter 24|10 pages

Evaluating the Quality of Innovation in TESOL Teacher Education

ByDavid Nunan, Hayley Black, Julie Choi

chapter 25|10 pages

Monitoring and Evaluating the Quality of Online TESOL Teacher Education Courses

Ensuring Quality Assurance Standards
ByThom Kiddle, Gavin Dudeney

section Section IV|12 pages

Looking Back and Ahead

chapter 26|10 pages

The Odyssey of Professional Excellence and Quality Assurance In TESOL

The Changing Culture of the TESOL Profession
ByMaryAnn Christison, Denise E. Murray