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Waters, Alan – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2015
The diversity of opinion about pedagogy within ELT (English Language Teaching) makes it essential that its professional discourse is sufficiently inclusive. However, this often fails to occur because ELT professional discussion is frequently too "Orwellian" in nature, i.e. behaves in a manner resembling the political structures in the…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Waters, Alan; Vilches, Ma. Luz C. – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2008
A number of recent studies, especially within the East Asian region, have chronicled the problems involved in successful implementation of the English language teaching component of large-scale, system-wide educational innovations. This paper reports on the findings of research into the implementation, in both general and ELT-related terms, of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Design, Educational Innovation, Instructional Materials
Waters, Alan; Vilches, Ma. Luz C. – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2005
As a steady stream of recent papers indicates, ELT curriculum reform projects are not always as successful as they might be. One overall reason for this situation appears to be a failure to adequately take into account concepts and practices from the world of innovation management. This paper describes an attempt to contribute towards ameliorating…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Change Agents, Educational Innovation, Educational Change