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Çiftçi, Emrullah Yasin; Karaman, A. Cendel – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Short-term international experiential learning opportunities can foster language teachers' multidimensional development. Even though such experiences are considered beneficial for language teachers' development, educational reviews have scarcely concentrated on a comprehensive synthesis of the impact of such experiences on language teachers. This…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
Hoang, Thinh – Online Submission, 2018
Teacher self-efficacy beliefs (TSE) are recognised as a key component of successful learning and teaching. However, this construct seems to be under-investigated in the field of language teaching. This systematic review aims to examine the state of English as a foreign language (EFL) TSE research published from 2002 to 2017. Twenty seven studies…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Macías, Diego Fernando – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2018
This review examines studies in the area of classroom management in foreign language education. It is organized into three large areas: The first area focuses on the distinctive characteristics of foreign language instruction that are more likely to impact classroom management in foreign language classes. The second area provides a description of…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Akiyama, Yuka; Cunningham, D. Joseph – CALICO Journal, 2018
Telecollaboration is a type of online learning arrangement between geographically distant participants for the development of language and intercultural competence. After two decades of research, it is an apt time to engage in a systematic review of previous studies in the form of a scoping review in order to illuminate the pedagogical practices…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Computer Mediated Communication, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Duruk, Eda – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
This study aims at examining the frequency of interpersonal metadiscourse markers in academic written discourse and investigating the way Turkish writers use interpersonal metadiscourse, namely in MA dissertations from one major academic field; English language teaching (ELT). A corpus based research is applied by examining a total of 20…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Academic Discourse, Interpersonal Communication, Authors
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Sadeghi, Karim; Shirzad Khajepasha, Arash – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2015
Writing in a second (L2)/foreign language is generally a challenging activity, and writing an MA thesis, as an example of academic enterprise, can be daunting when done in a language in which the writer is not fully competent. The challenge such a genre of writing poses for L2 writers has not been properly addressed. To fill in the gap in this…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Zhu, Wenzhong; Liu, Dan – Higher Education Studies, 2014
Based on a review of the literature on ESP and needs analysis, this paper is intended to offer some theoretical supports and inspirations for BE instructors to develop BE curricula for business contexts. It discusses how the theory of need analysis can be used in Business English curriculum design, and proposes some principles of BE curriculum…
Descriptors: Business English, English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction