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English language teaching
Evaluation of English Language Teacher Professional Development Programs in an EFL Context: A Mixed Method Study

Saja Ghasem Tahimash; Reza Khany; Leila Shoja

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 January 2024


  This study intended to assess how ELT teachers evaluate the quality of Pre and In-service TPD Programs in an EFL context. Data for this study came from a survey and follow-up interviews with 300 high school EFL teachers. The findings suggest that the ELT teachers recommend professional development programs ...  Read More

Evaluation of Culture Representation in Vision English Textbook Series for Iranian Secondary Public Education

Mojtaba Gheitasi; Mohammad Aliakbari; nourodin Yousofi

Volume 12, Issue 26 , November 2020, , Pages 145-173


  This study evaluated the cultural content of Vision textbook series that are currently in use in Iranian public secondary school system. The aim was to find the most frequent cultural references as well as the most-frequently-represented cultural senses. For this purpose, frequency counts were used to ...  Read More

Pedagogical content knowledge and expertise in ELT

Elham Yazdanmehr; Ramin Akbari; Gholamreza Kiany

Volume 12, Issue 25 , June 2020, , Pages 323-342


  In an attempt to shed light on how expert teachers of English language are distinguished from non-experts, the present research explored how pedagogical content knowledge, as a characteristic of experts relates to four other dimensions of expertise in ELT. These include teacher’s experience, cognitive ...  Read More

Misplanning Language Programmes in Iranian Higher Education

Mostafa Morady Moghaddam; Farhad Moezzipour

Volume 9, Issue 20 , November 2017, , Pages 187-221

  This article brings to light various organisational and implementational clashes with regards to the conceptualisation of language planning at the national level, and the misplanning of local practices with regards to degree programmes, language journals and conferences in Iranian higher education. This ...  Read More

Cognitive Aspects of Teacher Expertise in ELT

Elham Yazdanmehr; Ramin Akbari

Volume 7, Issue 15 , May 2015, , Pages 157-180

  The present paper seeks to investigate the cognitive abilities of expert EFL teachers. To this aim, the existing literature was examined and ten cognitive themes were derived which were further investigated through interviews conducted with ten academics, teacher trainers and exemplary teachers of the ...  Read More