Looking at Reflection

Using Video to Support Teacher Reflection and Development - Laura Baecher

Laura Baecher [+-]
Hunter College of the City University of New York
Laura Baecher is an associate professor in the TESOL Program at Hunter College of the City University of New York.
Steve Mann [+-]
University of Warwick
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Steve Mann is an associate professor at the Centre for 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.


This chapter engages educators at all stages (Preservice, Inservice, Trainers) in using video as a material to explore their own instruction in classroom settings. These activities can be used to engage teachers in analytical, evidence-based, descriptive reviews of video rather than impressionistic or evaluative frameworks. The video materials will be of teachers themselves at this stage. Both self-reflection and peer-reflection are discussed. How to support teachers video excerpting and creating videos of their practice is addressed.

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Baecher, Laura; Mann, Steve . Looking at Reflection. Using Video to Support Teacher Reflection and Development. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Feb 2023. ISBN 9781781797556. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=35797. Date accessed: 01 Dec 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.35797. Feb 2023

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