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ERIC Number: EJ1174916
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Apr
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1694-609X
The Relationship between English Foreign Language Teachers' Willingness with Post-Method Pedagogy and Their Teaching Effectiveness
Khodabakhshzadeh, Hossein; Arabi, Mahdi; Samadi, Farideh
International Journal of Instruction, v11 n2 p425-436 Apr 2018
The main purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between English Foreign Language (EFL) teachers' willingness and conformity with post-method pedagogy and their teaching effectiveness. The participants comprised 134 EFL teachers teaching and 487 EFL learners studying at different language institutes in several cities of Iran. Their selection was based on random sampling and the participation was entirely voluntary. In this study, two instruments were used: post method questionnaire and Effective teaching questionnaire. Pearson's correlation coefficient and structural equation modeling (SEM) were run to analyze the causal relationships among the components. The results of Structural Equation Modeling demonstrated that effective teaching is positively and significantly predicted by all three subscales of post-method: teacher autonomy, teacher sense of social justice, and their sense of academic enthusiasm. Also, effective teaching is positively and significantly associated with total post method. Furthermore, effective teaching has the highest positive correlation with teacher enthusiasm, and the lowest positive correlation with teacher autonomy. Finally, these findings were discussed with reference to the context of Iran.
International Journal of Instruction. Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Education, Eskisehir, 26480, Turkey. e-mail: iji@ogu.edu.tr; Web site: http://www.e-iji.net
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iran