Ethic of Care, Border Crossing, and the Mentoring Role of Language Minority Teacher Educators

By Elza Major.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Supports the value of self-studies among teacher educators. Documents the mentoring role of teacher educators under the ethic of care and concerns with social justice

Keywords: Self study, Teacher Education Research, Mentoring of teacher educators, Ethic of Care, Cultural Border Crossing

International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 7, pp.121-126. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 826.400KB).

Dr, Elza Major

Dr Major has a Ph.D. in Literacy Education with emphasis in ESL and bilingual education from Washington State University. A bilingual immigrant from Brazil, she taught English as a second or foreign language to children and adults in various locations and teaching contexts for over twenty years. At UNR, she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Second Language Acquisition, Bilingual Education, TESOL Methods and Materials, and Language Assessment. In addition to teaching, she serves on various national and local boards: Teacher Education Interest Section Council representative for TESOL (Teachers of English to speakers of other languages); founding member of the local chapter of NAME (National Association for Multicultural Education; board member of Nevada Hispanic Services; and board member of Mariposa Language Academy (dual language elementary school). Her research focuses on teacher education and sociocultural issues in the education of language minority students.


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