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Uncle Ho and Teachers in the New Millenium.: Student Centred Teaching and Learning in the Developing World : Praxis, Ethics and Politics.

Barbara Matthews.

The paper describes the teaching methodology used, the difficulties faced in implementing pedagogical change and student response to the teaching.An analysis of scaffolding theory provides a framework.


Barbara Matthews

Barbara Matthews BA(Hons) MA (Hons) Diploma of Second Language Tchg Barbara Matthews is a senior lecturer at the Auckland College of Education working in the language area of Primary (Elementary) Teacher Education. She has worked in a range of educational roles and settings in New Zealand, Australia and Japan. Her professional interests are oracy and visual literacy and the teaching of English as an additional Language. Her masters degree is in Applied Linguistics.

  • Scaffolding
  • Comprehension
  • Innovation
  • Change
  • Constructivism
  • Ethical dilemmas

(Virtual Presentation, English)