Professional Memory in Context: Can it help Counter the 'Counter-revolution'?

Tarpey, Paul (2015) Professional Memory in Context: Can it help Counter the 'Counter-revolution'? Changing English, 22 (4). pp. 382-392. ISSN 1358-684X

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Abstract

This article explores the concept of ‘Professional Memory’ in English teaching. It is argued that English teacher memories, analysed through a collective lens and in particular conjunctures, can provide powerful evidence of practitioner-led reform and development. Such evidence can be used to challenge the existing theoretical framework of English teaching, and the dominant discourses surrounding the subject. Keywords: Professional memory, collective memory, history of English teaching, life histories, conjunctures

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education
400 Language > 428 Standard English usage
School/Department: School of Management and Social Sciences
Depositing User: Paul Tarpey
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2016 11:42
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2016 11:42
URI: http://research.stmarys.ac.uk/id/eprint/954

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