A preliminary profile of an emergent master teacher


  • Jeffra Flaitz Universidad de Antioquia




teacher development, foreign language teacher, reflexion, self-awareness


Based on the insights gained from her experience as a teacher trainer at the University of South Florida, the author presents the traits that characterize an emergent master teacher. She also highlights the importance of trainee teacher's all-round development, as opposed to just developing those skills directly related to foreign language teaching.

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Flaitz, J. (2000). A preliminary profile of an emergent master teacher. Íkala 5 (1-2), pp. 57 – 71 

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Author Biography

Jeffra Flaitz, Universidad de Antioquia

is associate professor of linguistics and director of the English Language Institute at the University of South Florida.


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Flaitz, J. (2000). A preliminary profile of an emergent master teacher. Íkala, Revista De Lenguaje Y Cultura, 5(1), 57–72. https://doi.org/10.17533/udea.ikala.8546