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ERIC Number: EJ1017655
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-May
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 64
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0313-5373
School Culture: Teachers' Beliefs, Behaviors, and Instructional Practices
Hongboontri, Chantarath; Keawkhong, Natheeporn
Australian Journal of Teacher Education, v39 n5 Article 5 May 2014
This mixed-methods research project documents the school culture of Hope University's Language Institute and reveals the reciprocal relationship between the school culture and the instructional practices of the English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers in this particular institute. Altogether, 62 EFL teachers agreed to complete a questionnaire. Of these, 14 participated in semi-structured interviews and classroom observations; 2 agreed to be interviewed but did not allow their classrooms to be observed. Quantitative data demonstrated strong correlations among eight social organizational variables of a school culture. Qualitative data further revealed the influences of a school culture on these teacher participants' instructional practices.
Edith Cowan University. Bradford Street, Mount Lawley, West Australia 6050, Australia. Web site: http://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Thailand