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ERIC Number: ED529815
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Designing a Qualitative Research for Evaluation of English for Academic Purposes Activity in Teacher Education
Zascerinska, Jelena
Online Submission, Paper presented at the Teacher Education Policy in Europe (TEPE) Conference (4th, Tallinn, Estonia, Sep 30-Oct 2, 2010)
Competence-based teacher education provides new knowledge within the knowledge triangle of education, research and innovation. Communicative competence is of the greatest importance which individuals need for personal fulfilment and development, active citizenship, social inclusion and employment (European Commission, 2004). The successful development of teachers' communicative competence requires English for Academic Purposes activity in teacher education to be evaluated. Aim of the following paper is to identify the qualitative research design to examine efficiency of English for Academic Purposes activity in teacher education. The study presents how the steps of the process are related: qualitative evaluation research [right arrow] principles of the qualitative evaluation research [right arrow] the methodology of the qualitative evaluation research [right arrow] methods of the qualitative evaluation research [right arrow] empirical study within a multicultural environment. The findings of the research reveal the qualitative evaluation research design to evaluate efficiency of English for Academic Purposes activity in teacher education for the improvement of student teachers' communicative competence. Directions of further research are elaborated. (Contains 1 table and 7 figures.)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Latvia