I guess, if I am being honest with myself, the biggest barrier is my own apprehension. There is a lot of unfamiliar work involved in changing the way a class operates, how participants interact with each other, the individual expectations for the class, and using critical discussion to develop language abilities. If I attempt this, what should I expect as a result?
[CHANGING ONE'S APPROACH TO TEACHING IS BOTH DIFFICULT AND INTIMIDATING. HOW CAN TEACHERS DEVELOP A 'CRITICAL' APPROACH TO THEIR CLASSES WITHOUT