Reflective Practice in ELT - Thomas S. C. Farrell

Reflective Practice in ELT - Thomas S. C. Farrell

Ten Questions for Reflection

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 final chapter poses ten important questions related to reflective practice: 1. Has reflective practice become just another bandwagon? 2. Has TESOL embraced reflective practice? 3. How can we make reflective practice workable for all teachers? 4. Is it possible to teach preservice language teachers to reflect? 5. Can reflection be faked? 6. Is it possible to assess reflection? 7. Can reflective practice be used for teacher evaluation? 8. What are some of the criticisms of reflective practice? 9. What are the benefits of engaging in reflective practice? 10. What is the future for reflective practice? The chapter attempts to answer each question.

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Farrell, Thomas . Ten Questions for Reflection. Reflective Practice in ELT. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 145-169 Aug 2019. ISBN 9781781796542. Date accessed: 27 Nov 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.37459. Aug 2019

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