Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-2733
Title: Teachers’ beliefs : believing in teaching incarcerated persons
Authors : Schumacher, Monika
Published in : Journal of prison education and eeentry
Volume(Issue) : 2
Issue : 2
Pages : 38
Pages to: 44
Publisher / Ed. Institution : VCU Virginia Commonwealth University
Issue Date: Dec-2015
License (according to publishing contract) : CC BY 4.0: Attribution 4.0 International
Type of review: Peer review (Publication)
Language : English
Subject (DDC) : 418.0071: Language teaching
430: German
Abstract: This article gives insight into German as a foreign language course in a prison in the German speaking part of Switzerland. From the perspective of the teacher, the author reflects on beliefs and assumptions regarding professional issues which are carried into this specific learning setting and challenges these by contrasting them with anecdotal accounts. She advocates the view that rather than try and do away with their beliefs teachers should believe in incarcerated person’s capability to learn and achieve.
Departement: Applied Linguistics
Publication type: Article in scientific Journal
DOI : 10.15845/jper.v2i2.894
10.21256/zhaw-2733
ISSN: 2387-2306
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/11883
Appears in Collections:Publikationen Angewandte Linguistik

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