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Irby, Beverly J.; Tong, Fuhui; Lara-Alecio, Rafael; Guerrero, Cindy; Guo, Wenhong; Abdelrahman, Nahed; Serrano, Jiniva – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2020
In this study, we analyzed the perceptions of treatment teachers who participated in a randomized controlled trial study which targeted a science-infused literacy intervention, "Let's Talk Science," for first grade English language learner students. Three aspects, including the effectiveness of the intervention, details of instructional…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, English Language Learners
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Cassidy, Claire; Santoro, Ninetta – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2020
This article reports on a study that investigated the effectiveness of one out-of-school activity: "China Club". China Club, an initiative of Scotland's National Centre for Languages and the Confucius Institute for Scotland's Schools, was established with the central aim of teaching Mandarin language and Chinese culture to young people…
Descriptors: Mandarin Chinese, Clubs, Extracurricular Activities, Confucianism
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Tajeddin, Zia; Atai, Mahmood Reza; Pashmforoosh, Roya – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2020
The present study sought to investigate how non-native English-speaking teachers in Iran recognize the legitimacy of different emerging varieties of English and how they perceive native speaker language norms and the linguistic diversity of present-day English use. Participants included 210 teachers of English from the Persian-speaking context,…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Language Variation, Second Language Learning
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Shin, Jaran – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2019
This study examines the reader-response journals of an English learner (EL) who read two works of historical fiction in his English Language Development class at a public high school in California. Locating this study within the tradition of research on reader response, it investigates how the EL constructs his own individualized meaning by…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reader Response
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Farshi, Najmeh; Tavakoli, Mansoor; Ketabi, Saeed – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2019
The present study examined the effects of different types of written input on the learning and retention of collocational knowledge. Eighty-three second language (L2) learners from four intact classes were divided into a control group and three treatment groups. The treatment groups were provided with infrequent grammatical collocations embedded…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Grammar, Second Language Instruction, Written Language
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Wang, Hung-chun – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2019
Integrating service-learning into content courses is a growing pedagogical model expanding in higher education institutes in many countries. To examine the application of this approach in English L2 writing classes, this study embarked on a tutor-tutee mentoring project at a Taiwanese university. The participants in this study served as writing…
Descriptors: Service Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Chen, Cheryl Wei-yu – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
Cyberbullying takes place when the Internet is used purposefully to cause harm or discomfort to a specific person or group of persons. Because of the fast growth of digital technologies, cyberbullying is replacing physical bullying and becoming a prevalent social problem around the world. This study outlines the author's efforts of integrating…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Bullying
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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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Aryadoust, Vahid – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
This study adapts Levels 1 and 2 of Kirkpatrick's model of training evaluation to evaluate learning outcomes of an English as a second language (ESL) paragraph writing course offered by a major Asian university. The study uses a combination of surveys and writing tests administered at the beginning and end of the course. The survey evaluated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Instruction, College Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Tarp, Gertrud – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
The case study is an attempt to understand how students experience intercultural classroom communication and what kind of competence they need to cope in intercultural classroom communication. The context is a supplementary course in English for university enrolment in Denmark. It is a multinational student body and all the students have finished…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Intercultural Communication, Classroom Communication, Questionnaires
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Nguyen, Chinh Duc – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2017
This study explores six Vietnamese, English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers' reflections on their experiences of English language learning during the early 1980s to the late 1990s. Data collected in narrative interviews with the participating teachers revealed a wide range of issues that arose during their EFL learning, central to which was…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reflective Teaching
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Nicholas, Allan – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2016
This study investigates the extent to which Japanese learners of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) are able to offer mediation to their peers while engaging in pair work, and whether that mediation is sensitive to the needs of their partner. Grounded in sociocultural theory, the study assesses the extent to which the study participants identify…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Qoyyimah, Uswatun – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2016
This paper describes how English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers in Indonesia have implemented the recent character education policy within an era of school-based curriculum reform. The character education policy required all teachers, EFL teachers included, to instil certain values in every lesson whilst the school-based curriculum reform…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Johnson, Martin; Mehta, Sanjana; Rushton, Nicky – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
A new "controlled assessment" model was introduced in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2009. This paper describes a research project that explores teachers' experiences of this new assessment model in General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) level modern foreign language (MFL) speaking assessment. Focusing on teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Evaluation Methods, Secondary School Teachers
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Patiño-Santos, Adriana; Pérez-Milans, Miguel; Relaño-Pastor, Ana María – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
This article explores the ways in which what counts as "legitimate" knowledge is produced and negotiated in two multilingual classrooms of two different programmes designed to "attend to diversity" at secondary schools in the Madrid region. Following a sociolinguistic approach, the article focuses on the ways in which local…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Secondary School Students, Sociolinguistics, Self Concept
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