Classroom observation: Some ethical implications
Barnard, R. (1998). Classroom observation: Some ethical implications. Modern English Teacher, 7(4), 49-55.
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EFL teachers are increasingly under scrutiny – for reasons of quality control, teacher development, and empirical research. Attention needs to be paid to the different perspectives of the various participants in order to ensure that access to classrooms is negotiated sensitively, and that information derived from observation is not abused.
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