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Giannikas, Christina Nicole, Ed.; Constantinou, Elis Kakoulli, Ed.; Papadima-Sophocleous, Salomi, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This volume gives readers insights on the use of technology in professional development programmes and content knowledge that can enrich teacher education. Every chapter of the book builds, through research, an analysis and discussion of CALL [Computer Assisted Language Learning] matters and professional development. The purpose of the EuroCALL…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Information Technology, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Di Pardo Léon-Henri, Dana – Research-publishing.net, 2019
One of the fundamental objectives of education is to teach lifelong learning skills that will help people navigate through their careers and future relationships towards both personal and professional fulfilment. Educators would then not only teach the core subjects and hard skills, but they would also need to focus on teaching soft skills, which…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Teaching Methods, English for Special Purposes, Educational Objectives
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Pappa, Giouli; Papadima-Sophocleous, Salomi – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This paper describes how a selected Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Serious Game (SG) was evaluated before being integrated into an English for Specific Purposes (ESP) curriculum. Echoing the concerns of language practitioners regarding the adoption of SGs into their teaching practices, this paper describes the steps and decisions taken before the…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Language Teachers, Universities, Technology Integration
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Giannikas, Christina Nicole – Research-publishing.net, 2019
Teaching English for Specific Purposes (ESP) in Higher Education (HE) has a long-standing tradition in the language centres of the Cypriot academic world, much like in other European contexts. Even though Cypriot universities are advancing in educational technology, students enter bearing coursebook-led and teacher-centred learning experiences…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Nikiforou, Eleni – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The English for Specific Purposes (ESP) field is currently receiving a lot of attention as researchers and practitioners seek to improve the learning experience for the students and raise the quality of the courses. To advance ESP practice, it is crucial that teacher training in ESP is enhanced and supported through exemplary practices. Vocabulary…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Learning Experience, English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning
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Zareva, Alla – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This chapter offers a description of a methodology for providing training to pre-service English for Academic and Specific Purposes (EAP/ESP) teacher trainees in giving evidence-based feedback on the lexical composition of ESP students' academic presentations. It also discusses a study based on the analysis of the mock feedback provided by the…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Kirkgöz, Yasemin – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The growing importance of global English has led to the rise of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) teaching, particularly in higher education. Despite the concurrently increasing demand for ESP teachers, pre-service teacher education programmes have largely neglected this important area. This study has been initiated to address the professional…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Teacher Education Programs, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction