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Knox, John S. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
Language teaching is a profession which is international in character. Language teachers often work and study in foreign countries, and distance education has become very important in the education of language teachers. Drawing on two international surveys, this paper explores language teacher education by distance from the perspective of students…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Language Teachers, Teacher Education, Second Language Learning
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Ozmen, Kemal Sinan; Aydin, Hale Ülkü – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
Teachers' beliefs about language learning and teaching are largely shaped during pre-service teacher education. Although many empirical studies have analyzed various dimensions of how student teachers' beliefs and practices are formed, the literature is scarce with the research on student teacher's beliefs about oral corrective feedback. For the…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Error Correction, Language Proficiency
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Inal, Sevim; Büyükyavuz, Oya; Tekin, Mustafa – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
Since people have different ways of perception, levels of motivation, and attitudes towards teaching and learning they consistently differ from each other in their preferences of learning and acquiring knowledge. Therefore, the more instructors understand the differences, the better chance they have of understanding and meeting the diverse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style, English (Second Language), Preservice Teachers
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Çapan, Seyit Ahmet – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
This study aims to investigate pre-service English as Foreign Language (EFL) teachers' beliefs about grammar instruction in a foreign language (FL) context through their initial teaching practices. Analyses of semi-structured interviews and classroom observations apart from pre-and post-test results of participants' responses to a belief…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Birbirso, Dereje Tadesse – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
Since 2000, Ethiopia has been working to come out of social crises, modernise itself and achieve the Millennium Development Goals. Although provided with billions of dollars by the West and their international agents, little has been changed and the crises seem never to abate, especially in the educational system. This study, thus, critically…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency
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Fenwick, Lisl; Endicott, Michele; Quinn, Marie; Humphrey, Sally – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
Teacher education is effective when pre-service teachers are able to transfer knowledge from content areas to practice. This study investigates the extent to which curriculum and assessment designs, along with teaching practices, supported pre-service teachers to transfer knowledge gained about language from a first-year course into a second-year…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Design, Student Evaluation
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Shawer, Saad Fathy; Alkahtani, Saad Ali – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2013
This study assesses the influence of a two-year language program evaluation on program directors and faculty career development. The study makes use of mixed-paradigms (positivism and qualitative interpretive), mixed-strategies (survey research and qualitative evaluation), one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and a post-hoc test of multiple…
Descriptors: Career Education, Program Evaluation, College Faculty, English (Second Language)
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Barnes, Bruce D.; Lock, Graeme – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2013
The present study uses a questionnaire instrument to measure the importance that students from a Korean university place on a wide range of effective foreign language teacher attributes. Respondents to the present study placed high importance on rapport attributes such as friendliness, care, and patience; and delivery attributes which included the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, College Students, Questionnaires