Introduction: Why Beliefs Matter and Outline of this Book

English Language Teacher Beliefs - Farahnaz Faez

Farahnaz Faez [+-]
University of Western Ontario
Farahnaz Faez is an associate professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.
Michael Karas [+-]
University of Western Ontario
Michael Karas is a PhD student in the Faculty of Education at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Description

This chapter introduces the topic, the format of the book, and outlines why it is important to understand English language teacher beliefs. The introduction is brief, but serves to set up the remaining chapters and offers the reader advice as how to read/use the book. At times viewed as insignificant, this chapter reaffirms the importance of teachers’ beliefs, noting how they can impact teacher well-being, motivation, planning, classroom practice, and even, students.

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Faez, Farahnaz; Karas, Michael. Introduction: Why Beliefs Matter and Outline of this Book. English Language Teacher Beliefs. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Jan 2021. ISBN 9781781797525. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=35779. Date accessed: 14 Oct 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.35779. Jan 2021

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