About this book series

​This book series brings together titles addressing numerous subfields of language teacher education (LTE) as an interdisciplinary area of inquiry that lies at the center of applied linguistics. It meets the huge demand for language teacher education books (monographs, edited volumes, and handbooks) due to the pressing international need for the recruitment, education, professional development, and quality assessment of language teacher.

The volumes in this series offer critical theoretical and empirical reflection on the subfields of LTE for all target languages. These subfields include, but are not limited to, the following: (1) Pre-service and in-service language teacher education for the instruction of target languages across international contexts; (2) Language teacher education for English-medium instruction (EMI), content and language integrated learning (CLIL), English for specific purposes (ESP), English for academic purposes (EAP), bilingual, dual, and multilingual language education, and heritage language education; (3) Decoloniality and language teacher education; (4) Sociocultural perspectives on language teacher education; (5) Complex systems and language teacher education; (6) Critical language teacher education; (7) Language teacher professional development; (8) Language teacher cognition, autonomy, agency, reflection, action research, identity, identity tensions, emotion, motivation, demotivation, burnout, knowledge base and expertise, TPACK, language awareness, decision making and pedagogical reasoning, classroom assessment and assessment literacy, and morality and ethics; (9) Language teacher quality assessment and supervision of language teachers; (10) Critical pedagogy and language teacher education; (11) Language teacher intercultural and pragmatic competence and instruction; (12) Language teacher education in the context of EIL and ELF; (13) Language teacher talk and classroom discourse, and (14) Education of language teacher educators and supervisors.

This series is beneficial to language teacher education policy makers, teachers educators, participants in pre-service and in-service teacher education programs, teacher trainees in local, regional, and international teacher education programs such as CELTA and DELTA, MA and PhD students of applied linguistics and teacher education courses, language teacher education researchers, and language teaching practitioners in schools, universities, and language institutes.

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  • Zia Tajeddin,
  • Thomas S.C. Farrell