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Catalano, Theresa; Shende, Madhur; Suh, Emily K. – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2018
Globalisation and increased transnational migration underscore the need for educational responses to multilingualism and multilingual discourses. One way to heighten awareness of multilingual pedagogies (while simultaneously providing data for multilingual research) is the use of reflective language study and journaling by language…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Teaching Methods, Diaries, Observation
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Arslangilay, A. Selcen – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
The mass migration of Syrians with a high rate of school-age children into Turkey brought together the need for teaching these students Turkish for integrating them into the society and Turkish education system. The Ministry of National Education gave this responsibility especially to Turkish teachers. Therefore, these teachers should have the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migrant Children, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Barrett, Tyler; Trosky, Abram; Tawadrous, Adel – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2018
This paper considers the impact of global and national political polarisation on perspectives of instructors and learners in Arabic classrooms at Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) in the United States with particular interest in understanding cultural conflicts that occur between instructors and learners. Instructors and…
Descriptors: Culture Conflict, Cultural Differences, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Xue, Gong; Lingling, Liu – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
This paper first based on the theory of cooperative learning research. It analyses the characteristics and advantages of cooperative learning under the multimedia network environment. And then take China Three Gorges University and Taiwan I-Shou University English major students for example, using questionnaires and interviews to investigate the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cooperative Learning, Cognitive Style, Feedback (Response)
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Farrell, Thomas S. C.; Vos, Rebecca – Iranian Journal of Language Teaching Research, 2018
Teacher principles encompass a teacher's stated assumptions, beliefs, and conceptions about acquiring and teaching a second language (L2). Due to the complex and diversified nature of how principles take form, an individual teacher's principles will influence their judgements, perceptions and instructional decisions, thus affecting the outcome of…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Beliefs, Second Language Instruction
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Demir, Yusuf – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
This meta-summary set out to provide an overarching comprehension of the metaphorical conceptualizations with regard to Turkish EFL teachers' roles. Following the searches in a large number of international and national databases, and the setting of specific criteria for inclusion, eight research papers remained for investigation. The data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Figurative Language, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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LeLoup, Jean W.; Schmidt-Rinehart, Barbara C. – Hispania, 2018
This current study reports the findings of sociolinguistic research investigating the place of the "voseo" in the Spanish language curriculum in the United States. The study describes the results of questionnaire responses from 177 US Spanish teachers and survey responses from 560 US college students of Spanish. Both instruments sought…
Descriptors: Spanish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Questionnaires
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Yastibas, Ahmet Erdost; Takkaç, Mehmet – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
Language assessment literacy has become a critical competence for a language teacher to have. Accordingly, there are many studies in the literature which have researched different aspects of language assessment literacy (i.e., language assessment training, professional development and language assessment literacy levels of language teachers).…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Language Teachers, College Faculty, English (Second Language)
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Tsui, Cynthia – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2018
English-medium instruction (EMI) has become a driving force behind the curriculum reform in higher education around the world. The current study, drawn from a larger project that involves an EMI teacher development program, explores subtle nuances of change in teachers' self-efficacy beliefs, employing Bandura's theory of self-efficacy (Bandura,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Self Efficacy, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Chen, Yingling – English Language Teaching, 2018
Student ratings of instruction can be a valuable indicator of teaching because the quality measurement of instruction identifies areas where improvement is needed. Student ratings of instruction are expected to evaluate and enhance the teaching strategies. Evaluation of teaching effectiveness has been officially implemented in Taiwanese higher…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Balbay, Seher; Pamuk, Ilknur; Temir, Tugçe; Dogan, Cemile – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
English language teaching programs in Turkish universities do not have uniform standards. The quality of education given to teachers in their undergraduate programs varies as does the teacher training provided during employment. The factors affecting the teacher training policies are numerous, such as the needs of the institution, the funding,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Lei, Jiang; Lin, Yuewu – English Language Teaching, 2018
Mediation theory facilitates teachers and students to tackle the barriers in English teaching and learning process. It offers a sound systematic theoretical fort on which teachers could rely, redefines teachers' roles and functionings in the process of learners' cognitive development and growing self-regulations. The famous psychologist Lev…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Ruohotie-Lyhty, Maria; Korppi, Aino; Moate, Josephine; Nyman, Tarja – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Teaching is recognised as an emotional practice. Studies have highlighted the importance of teachers' emotional literacy in the development of pupils' emotional skills, the central position of emotions in teachers' ways of knowing, and in their professional development. This longitudinal study draws on a dialogic understanding of emotion to…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Emotional Development
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Atai, Mahmood Reza; Babaii, Esmat; Lotfi Gaskaree, Behruz – Iranian Journal of Language Teaching Research, 2018
The present exploratory study probed Iranian in-service EAP teachers' cognitions on language teacher role identities. Life history narratives and teaching philosophy statements were employed to collect qualitative data from nine Iranian in-service EAP teachers at one of the state universities in Iran. The data included the teachers' descriptions…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Caicedo Pereira, Martin Javier; Lozano Bermúdez, Jhonny Alexander; Vanegas Medina, Luis Alfonso – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2018
This action research study examines the effect of self-evaluation on grammatical range and grammar accuracy on the English speaking performance of 27 foreign language university and pre-university students enrolled in three different language centers, in three different cities in Colombia. Participants were asked to record themselves answering…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Accuracy, Benchmarking, Grammar
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