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Mousavi, Seyyed Hossein; Gholami, Javad; Sarkhosh, Mehdi – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The important question of who should teach English for Specific Purposes (ESP) courses has been a controversial issue for long. The present study aimed at exploring 300 ESP university students' points of view, 60 English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and field specialist ESP teachers' perceptions towards the most entitled agents to deliver ESP…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, College Students
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Mohammadi, Mohammad; Yousefi, Mohammad Hosssein – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2019
This paper addresses Iranian English as Foreign Language teachers and learners' perceptions of explicit grammar instruction and corrective feedback and the effect of language background on learners' perceptions of explicit grammar teaching. The research background indicates that explicit instruction and corrective feedback can play a significant…
Descriptors: Error Correction, Feedback (Response), Grammar, Student Attitudes
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Dara Tafazoli, M.; Parra, Elena Gómez; Abril, Cristina A. Huertas – Teaching English with Technology, 2019
The purpose of the present cross-cultural study was to explore the relationships of second and foreign language teachers' and students' attitudes towards Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in terms of their gender, age group, and educational level in two countries, Spain and Iran. The study was based on a sample of 318 language teachers…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Cross Cultural Studies, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Nazarloo, Fahimeh Ashja; Yaghoubi-Notash, Massoud – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
An advantage of the communication-based instruction in an EFL situation is prioritizing fluency and meaning negotiation though of course at the cost of accuracy. Researchers have, therefore, found feedback on the learners' erroneous utterances quite appealing so that form can be attended to against the wider backdrop of meaning-focused involvement…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Grammar, Accuracy, English (Second Language)
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Mohamadi Zenouzagh, Zohre – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
This study investigated the effect of multimedia learning on textuality of Iranian EFL (English as Foreign Language) intermediate learners' writing performance in individual, collaborative and e-collaborative writing modalities from student and teacher perspectives. The results of Multivariate and repeated measure analysis of variance on 90…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Ozmusul, Mustafa, Ed. – Online Submission, 2018
These proceedings contain the abstracts of papers of EDUSREF 2018, which was held in Ankara, Turkey on 6-7 April 2018. Establishing in 2018 as a scientific initiative; Education, Society & Reform Research (EDUSREF-2018) is an International Conference that aims to bridge the knowledge gap, promote social research esteem, and produce democratic…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Social Systems, Social Integration
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Zare-ee, Abbas; Hejazi, S. Yahya – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
Teachers need evidence-based data to select, adapt, adopt, and effectively use textbooks. The present survey compared Iranian university English-as-a-Foreign-language (EFL) teachers' and learners' views on locally-produced textbooks and adopted ones. 119 undergraduate university EFL learners and 36 EFL university teachers were selected through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Alimorad, Zahra – TEFLIN Journal: A publication on the teaching and learning of English, 2018
This study attempted to investigate Iranian EFL teachers' and students' perceptions of plagiarism, the reasons for committing it, and the ways through which it can be resolved. To do so, a questionnaire was administered to a convenient sample of university teachers (N=9) and students (N=34). Results revealed that compared to their students,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Plagiarism, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Sadeghi, Karim; Sepahi, Zhila – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
Cultural content analysis of EFL textbooks has received considerable attention in ELT pedagogy in recent decades. The current study investigated the representation of big "C" and small "c" cultural themes in three common EFL textbooks: "Top Notch," "Summit" and "Passages." The frequency analysis…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Tafazoli, Dara; Sadeghi, Sajad – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2018
The main purpose of this study was to probe whether or not there is a statistically significant difference between the prospective teachers' perceptions of professional identity and current teachers' self-perceptions. To meet the end, the researchers applied the Teachers' Professional Identity Questionnaire, by Hasegawa and Kudomi, which contains…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Language Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Sahragard, Rahman; Saberi, Leila – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This study investigated the knowledge base of pre-service and in-service teacher education in Iran. In so doing, a teacher education knowledge base, and a knowledge base effectiveness questionnaire, developed by Jadidi and Bagheri (2014) were used. The participants selected through convenient sampling were 140 student teachers, the pre-service…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Modarresi, Ghasem; Javan, Elham – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
There exists cross-cultural differences in English classes regarding the factors that demotivate students and lead to dropout. The present study, following the guidelines suggested by Rowsell (1992), mainly aimed to design and validate a questionnaire for the reasons for dropout. To do so, the researchers, first, interviewed with 20 translation…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Validity, Questionnaires, Second Language Learning