Exploring the Perceptions Regarding Language Teacher Educator Identity: A Multiple Case Study on Three ELT Teacher Educators

Keskin M., Öztürk G.

PEDAGOGIKA, vol.148, no.4, pp.85-105, 2022 (Scopus)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 148 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.15823/p.2022.148.5
  • Journal Name: PEDAGOGIKA
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, Central & Eastern European Academic Source (CEEAS), EBSCO Education Source, Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts, MLA - Modern Language Association Database, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.85-105
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


This study aims to explore the participants’ perceptions of their language teacher educator identity, and to identify the factors that contribute to their teacher educator identity development. Participants included three English language teacher educators in a Turkish higher education context. The findings revealed that a desire to make an impact is a motivating factor in shaping the participants’ language teacher educator identity with self-reflection playing a crucial role in its development.