Study Abroad in Teacher Education

  • Laura Baecher Hunter College, City University of New York
Keywords: Study abroad, Teacher Education

Abstract

Introduction to Special Themed Issue: Study Abroad in Teacher Education

Author Biography

Laura Baecher, Hunter College, City University of New York

Laura Baecher, Ed.D., is associate professor of TESOL at Hunter College, City University of New York. She has been committed to the field of English language teaching as an ESL/EFL teacher and TESOL teacher educator for over 25 years.  Her research interests and publications relate to ESL teacher preparation including content-language integration, teacher leadership, the use of video for teacher learning, and practicum and supervision in teaching English learners. Dr. Baecher also develops and directs study-abroad programs for teachers as a means of developing teachers’ linguistic and professional expertise.  She has served as the TESOL International’s Teacher Education Interest Section Chair and as an English Language Specialist for the US Department of State.

Published
2019-09-24