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Yongkang Wang; Pengfei Chen – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
The primary objective of this study is to enhance the English language proficiency of undergraduate students pursuing bachelor's degree programs. This is achieved through the development of a mandatory English course based on Interest-driven creator (IDC) principles within a blended learning environment. The IDC course was implemented over a…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Proficiency
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Robert Kirkpatrick; Junko Kirkpatrick; Ali Derakhshan – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
Given the importance of academic motivation, numerous inquiries have scrutinized the antecedents of this psycho-emotional variable in various educational environments. Nonetheless, the role of students' attitudes in their academic motivation has remained elusive. Put simply, it is unclear whether students' attitudes can make positive changes in…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Elementary School Students
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Damar Isti Pratiwi; Sri Wuli Fitriati; Issy Yuliasri; Budi Waluyo – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
While gamified technology integration in vocabulary instruction within a flipped classroom has yielded beneficial teaching outcomes, specific studies have raised concerns about potential adverse effects linked to this approach. As a result, conducting a comparative analysis between gamified technology and conventional paper-based methods within…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development, Game Based Learning, Comparative Analysis
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Khaled Ahmed Abdel-Al Ibrahim; Nirvana Basim – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
Researchers have firm reason to unlock the potential of social networking technologies today because of the rapid development of these platforms, which may be used to enhance educational outcomes. Despite the widespread recognition of social media's influence on the second/foreign language learning process, few empirical research has attempted to…
Descriptors: Social Media, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Self Esteem
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Hadiseh Salehi; Roya Khoii; Mojgan Rashtchi; Ali Akbar Arjmandnia – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
With the growing concern for the issues and problems associated with static testing, dynamic assessment (DA) has been recently receiving increased attention as an alternative in educational settings. The present single case study attempted to investigate the potential of interactionist dynamic assessment in developing an Attention Deficit…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Students with Disabilities, Reading Skills
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Hussein Meihami; Christopher Alexander – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
It is crucial to study how L2 learners use technology when examining the lifespan technology in L2 pedagogy. Therefore, we adopted Gartner's hype cycles to investigate the lifespan of CALL from the perspectives of EFL learners. To this end, we utilized an explanatory narrative design and gathered and analysed the perspectives of 87 EFL learners…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Hassan A. Alshumrani – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
Vocabulary is often considered as a key predictor of second language ability, and how teachers and learners' beliefs and conceptualizations about vocabulary affect their teaching and learning has recently gained unprecedented momentum in the field of second language education. However, despite their importance, there is a paucity of research that…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Abdo Hasan AL-Qadri; Samia Mouas; Nadia Saraa; Azzeddine Boudouaia – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
Studying determinant factors for effective learning communities has become a priority for sustainable education in Yemen. Yet, comprehensive knowledge of academic self-efficacy (ASE), academic commitment (AC), and learning outcomes (LOs) variables is limited in higher education, particularly. This research aimed to examine the role of these…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, College Students
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Kaveh Jalilzadeh; Atena Attaran; Christine Coombe – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
This phenomenological study aimed to investigate the most common emotions experienced by expatriate EFL instructors and identify the factors that affect their emotional labor in the Turkish educational context. Emotional labor refers to the effort, expression, and management of emotions as part of one's job responsibilities. In the context of this…
Descriptors: Emotional Experience, Phenomenology, Foreign Nationals, Language Teachers
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Amare Tesfie Birhan; Yenus Nurie – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
Engagement is a core issue in language teaching and learning. Without the students' active involvement in the teaching--learning process, educational objectives could not be achieved. Accordingly, the concept of engagement has been the focus of researchers, practitioners, and policymakers. This research examined the effects of corpus-based…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Learner Engagement, Writing (Composition), Academic Language
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Khaled Ahmed Abdel-Al Ibrahim; Arash Hashemifardnia – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
This study investigated the impact of techno-competence workshops on English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners' language achievement, technostress, academic enjoyment, and autonomy in a large university in Iran. A concurrent mixed-methods approach was employed, with qualitative data collected through structured interviews and quantitative data…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Technology Uses in Education, Competence, Workshops
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Maria Shobeiry – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
This research addressed the critical gap in understanding the procedure of professional identity reconstruction among university lecturers in Iran during the pandemic. Over the course of two academic semesters, this study utilized a dynamic theoretical framework to investigate the intricacies of how 41 Iranian university English teachers…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Foreign Countries, Professional Identity
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Esmaeel Ali Salimi; Mostafa Rahimi Rad – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
Given that Iran is the host of a variety of cultures characterized with diverse languages, viewpoints, and customs, the empty place of multiculturalism in its ELT system is deeply felt. The present study sought to tackle multiculturalism in EFL teacher education in the context of Iran by exploring Iranian EFL experts' and teachers' perceptions.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Anwar Hammad Al-Rashidi; Amhara Aberash – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
Based on the related literature, both self-evaluation (SE) and reflective thinking (RT) play an important role in English language learning among EFL learners. Therefore, in this study, the effects of SE and RT on growth mindfulness, resilience, and academic well-being of Saudi Arabian EFL students were compared. Ninety-six intermediate EFL…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Reflection
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Sima Ferdowsi; Mohammad Hasan Razmi – Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education, 2024
Given the inherent association of interpreting with feelings of anxiousness, the subject of interpreting poses a formidable challenge for students in this field. A large number of prospective interpreters assert that they are unable to complete the assignment to a satisfactory level because they are unable to get past their fear. The harmful…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Translation, Anxiety, Student Attitudes
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