Video as a Process and a Material in Learning about Teaching

Using Video to Support Teacher Reflection and Development in ELT - Laura Baecher

Laura Baecher [+-]
Hunter College of the City University of New York
Laura Baecher is Professor of TESOL at Hunter College, City University of New York.
Steve Mann [+-]
University of Warwick
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Steve Mann is Professor at the Department of Applied Linguistics at the University of Warwick. He has previously lectured at both Aston University and University of Birmingham. He has experience in Hong Kong, Japan and Europe in both English Language Teaching and teacher development. He completed his PGCE at the University of Warwick in 1984 and worked in schools in England teaching English and Drama before turning to ELT in 1985. In Hong Kong, Steve worked in schools in Kowloon and Hong Kong Island in two-year British Council Teaching Scheme. In Japan, Steve worked in schools and developed specialist materials for teacher training and workplace interaction. His growing interest in the development of English in professional settings led to a two year project with American Express, Tokyo. His work at Aston University was mostly in the area of ELT Methodology. He worked at the School of Education at the University of Birmingham before coming to Warwick.
Cecilia Nobre [+-]
University of Warwick
Cecilia Nobre holds a Master’s Degree in ELT with a specialty in Teacher Education from the University of Warwick where she is currently a PhD student.


This chapter explores four educational purposes for video: videoconferencing, video production, screencasting, and the use of video repositories. These approaches can be used in any local ELT context, using minimal technology and free, open-access resources. What these approaches share is their potential for engaging teacher-learners and supporting their understanding of instruction and themselves as instructors, through the medium of video.

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Baecher, Laura; Mann, Steve ; Nobre, Cecilia . Video as a Process and a Material in Learning about Teaching. Using Video to Support Teacher Reflection and Development in ELT. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 38-58 Mar 2023. ISBN 9781781797556. Date accessed: 28 Jan 2023 doi: 10.1558/equinox.35791. Mar 2023

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