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Book: Reflective Practice in ELT

Chapter: Ten Questions for Reflection

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.37459


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.

Chapter Contributors

  • Thomas Farrell ( - book-auth-418) 'Brock University'