John Fanselow | The New School for Public Engagement
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    John Fanselow


    PhD in TESOL, Teachers College, Columbia University

    John F. Fanselow went from teaching English in Nigeria as a volunteer for the Peace Corpsin the 1960s to becoming Professor Emeritus at Teachers College, Columbia University. His long career has focused on teacher training, particularly on classroom observation, in the U. S., Africa, and Asia.He is a highly sought-after speaker and a published writer, whose 1987 Breaking Rules: Generating and Exploring Alternatives in Language Teaching has influenced a generation of teachers, materials writers, and teacher trainers.