Reflective Practice in ELT - Thomas S. C. Farrell

Reflective Practice in ELT - Thomas S. C. Farrell

Tools of Reflective Practice

Reflective Practice in ELT - Thomas S. C. Farrell

Thomas S. C. Farrell [+-]
Brock University
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Thomas S.C. Farrell is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Brock University, Canada. His professional interests include Reflective Practice, and Language Teacher Education & Development. He has published widely and has presented at major conferences worldwide on these topics. His webpage is:


This chapter outlines and discusses the most frequently used reflective tools or instruments that teachers can use and how they can be used. These include dialogue, writing, classroom observations, action research, narrative study, lesson study, case analysis and concept mapping. The chapter also discusses the benefits and challenges of using such tools as they reflect on their practice.

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Farrell, Thomas . Tools of Reflective Practice. Reflective Practice in ELT. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 79-102 Aug 2019. ISBN 9781781796542. Date accessed: 27 Nov 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.37456. Aug 2019

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