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Mahmoodi-Shahrebabaki, Masoud – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
The results of a substantial body of research affirm that the number of teachers leaving their jobs is on the increase and the evidence is strong that the most credible explanation for the attrition is the emotional nature of the profession. The present study aimed to explore the intervening effect of EFL teachers' anxiety on the correlations…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Hojjat, Seyed Kaveh; Rezaei, Mahdi; Namadian, Gholamreza; Hatami, Seyed Esmaeil; Norozi Khalili, Mina – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
Parental substance abuse is associated with impaired skills and ability to take care of children. Children of substance-abusing parents display higher levels of emotional difficulties. This article shows the effectiveness of emotional intelligence group training on anger in adolescents with substance-abusing fathers. The sample consisted of 60…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Self Control, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship
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Rassaei, Ehsan – Language Teaching Research, 2017
The current study investigated the effects of three forms of output activity on EFL learners' recognition and recall of second language (L2) vocabulary. To this end, three groups of learners of English as a foreign language (EFL) were instructed to employ the following three output activities after reading two narrative texts: (1) summarizing the…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning, Multiple Choice Tests, Second Language Instruction
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Khoshsima, Hooshang; Hosseini, Monirosadat; Toroujeni, Seyyed Morteza Hashemi – English Language Teaching, 2017
Advent of technology has caused growing interest in using computers to convert conventional paper and pencil-based testing (Henceforth PPT) into Computer-based testing (Henceforth CBT) in the field of education during last decades. This constant promulgation of computers to reshape the conventional tests into computerized format permeated the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Correlation
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Nasri, Najmeh; Vahid Dastjerdy, Hossein; Eslami Rasekh, Abbass; Amirian, Zahra – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2017
Owing to the importance of learner autonomy (LA) and considering the prominent role of teachers in this respect, the present study investigated: (1) Iranian English as a foreign language teachers' practices for promoting high school students' autonomy, (2) possible differences among teachers' practices with different educational degrees, levels of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Oghyanous, Parastoo Alizadeh – English Language Teaching, 2017
The present study aimed to investigate the effect of brain-based teaching on the self-efficacy of young EFL learners. The initial participants of the study were 90 learners within the age range of 13-16 who were selected based on convenience sampling. Theses 90 young EFL learners were given a Flyers test the scores of which were used to choose 60…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Brain, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language)
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Ghorbani, Mohammad Reza – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
In an attempt to facilitate and foster idiom retention and recall, this study investigated the effect of pictorial and etymological treatments on Iranian undergraduate students' idiom learning. The paired-samples experimental design was used to study 26 students who had registered for the Use of Idioms course at the University of Bojnord (UB). One…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Pretests Posttests, Figurative Language
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Ebrahimzadeh, Mohsen; Alavi, Sepideh – Teaching English with Technology, 2017
The study examined the effect of a commercial digital video game on high school students' language learning motivation. Participants were 241 male students randomly assigned to one of the following three treatments: Readers, who intensively read the game's story; Players, who played the digital video game; and Watchers, who watched two classmates…
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, High School Students
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Ariapooran, Saeed – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2017
Hearing loss can be a major detriment to academic achievement among students. The present comparative study examines the differences in mathematics motivation, anxiety, and performance in female students with hearing loss and their hearing peers. A total of 63 female students with hearing loss (deaf and hard-of-hearing) and 63 hearing female…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Learning Motivation, Performance Based Assessment, Mathematics Achievement
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Ahmadi Safa, Mohammad; Rozati, Fatemeh – Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Drawing on sociocultural theory, and a large number of empirical studies conducted on the effectiveness of scaffolding on second or foreign language learning, the authors investigated the application of different forms of scaffolding to improve listening comprehension of the Iranian intermediate English as a foreign language (EFL) learners. To…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Experimental Groups
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Shahbazzadeh, Somayeh; Beliad, Mohammad Reza – International Education Studies, 2017
This study investigates the mediatory role of exercise self-regulation role in the relationship between personality traits and anger management among athletes. The statistical population of this study includes all athlete students of Shar-e Ghods College, among which 260 people were selected as sample using random sampling method. In addition, the…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Self Control, Scores, Path Analysis
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Jafarigohar, Manoochehr; Mortazavi, Mahboobeh – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2017
This study investigated the impact of structuring and problematizing scaffolding mechanisms on 240 Iranian English as a foreign language learners' individual and socially shared metacognition in writing skills. The study also sought to find out whether the learners' proficiency level moderated the effect of the scaffolding mechanisms on…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Metacognition, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Noughabi, Mostafa Azari – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Vocabulary as a significant component of language learning has been widely researched. As well, it is well documented that vocabulary could be learned through listening and reading. In addition, measuring productive vocabulary has been a chief concern among scholars. However, few studies have focused on meaning-focused listening input and its…
Descriptors: Linguistic Input, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Statistical Analysis
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Parsi, Gholamreza – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
The present study intended to investigate the possible difference between EAP and EFL learners' beliefs concerning learning and teaching of language components, namely, vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar. Furthermore, this study examined the association between EAP and EFL learners' beliefs and their language components' development. To this…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ravesh, Mahnaz Mahmoudi; Tabrizi, Hossein Heidari – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
The present study sought to investigate whether Iranian translation students were successful in comprehending interlanguage pragmatic (ILP) features. Moreover, it tried to figure out whether teaching interlanguage pragmatics proved helpful for the improvement of interpretation ability of Iranian translation students. To this end, 30 students of…
Descriptors: Interlanguage, Pragmatics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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