Doing Classroom-Based Research

Last Saturday, Anita Lämmerer and I had the privilege to facilitate a workshop in the ELT Connect 2015 conference that was  jointly organised by the Sprachausbildung and the Fachdidaktik sections of the Institut für Anglistik, University of Graz. In our workshop, which was entitled Exploring Practice through Classroom-Based Research, we made the case for practitioner-led research, …

TESOL Research Agenda 2014

Student consulting dictionary and writing on notebook

TESOL International recently published their 2014 research agenda, a document that aims to summarise salient theoretical developments and gaps in the profession's collective knowledge, and provide guidance for new research projects. Future research In the document, three main domains of research are defined: (a) research on individuals engaged in language teaching and learning, (b) research on …