Volume 16 (2024)
Volume 15 (2023)
Volume 14 (2022)
Volume 13 (2021)
Volume 12 (2020)
Volume 11 (2019)
Volume 10 (2018)
Volume 9 (2017)
Volume 8 (2016)
Volume 7 (2015)
Volume 6 (2014)
Volume 5 (2013)
Volume 4 (2012)
Volume 3 (2011)
Volume 2 (2010)
Volume 1 (2009)
English language learning
Gamification and the Duality of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motivation

Elham Daliranfirouz; Mohammad Amiryousefi; Renata Geld; Daryoush Nejad Ansari

Volume 16, Issue 33 , June 2024, , Pages 135-150


  This study aimed to investigate the influence of a gamification-enhanced language classroom within the context of Moodle in promoting extrinsic and intrinsic motivational attributes of language learners. A total of 220 language learners from different universities in Iran were recruited as the participants ...  Read More

English language teaching
Examining the Roles of Sapioemotionality-Angloemotionality and Sensory Motivation in English Language Achievement

Ahmad Fawad Kakar; Reza Pishghadam; Elham Naji Meidani

Volume 16, Issue 33 , June 2024, , Pages 228-242


  Emphasizing the significance of students' attitudes and emotions in the learning process, this study utilized Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) to investigate the roles of sapio-emotionality, angloemotionality, and sensory motivation in learners' academic accomplishments. The key aim was to devise a ...  Read More

English language teaching
Unveiling the Power of Teacher Concern: Exploring EFL Institute Students’ Perceptions and its Impact on Motivation, Anxiety, and Language Achievement

Saba Hasanzadeh; Shaghayegh Shayesteh; Reza Pishghadam; Elham Naji-Meidani

Volume 15, Issue 32 , December 2023, , Pages 126-143


  The current qualitative study examined the role of teacher concern in Iranian institute English as a Foreign Language (EFL) students’ motivation and anxiety. The study involved 24 participants who participated in a focus group interview to express their opinions on this topic. Thematic analysis ...  Read More

English language teaching
The Effect of Quantum Teaching Method on Writing Motivation: an explanatory mixed-methods investigation

Zahra Ahmadpour Kasgari

Volume 15, Issue 31 , July 2023, , Pages 18-32


  Quantum teaching method (QTM), a student-centred model of education, which provides the possibility for the integrated use of a combination of learning theories, has not received adequate attention in EFL teaching. This study, adopting an explanatory mixed-methods design, aimed at examining the effect ...  Read More

English language learning
An Investigation into the Demotivating and Remotivating Factors among Iranian MA and PhD Exam Candidates of TEFL (Research Article)

Ali Derakhshan; Mohammad Qafouri; Maryam Faribi

Volume 13, Issue 27 , June 2021, , Pages 81-112


  Learning outcomes will highly increase if barriers are identified and removed appropriately. Since demotivating factors can affect the learning process negatively, regaining the lost interest of learners leads to higher levels of academic achievement. Demotivation has been referred to as low motivation ...  Read More

English language learning
The Role of Audio-visual Aids in General English Classes at Medical University: Reading Comprehension, Attitude, and Motivation (Research Article)

Assef Khalili; Maryam Zeinolabedini; Fatemeh Poorebrahim; Simin Sattarpour

Volume 13, Issue 27 , June 2021, , Pages 215-238


  The general consensus on the invaluable contributions of audio-visual materials based on cognitive theory of multimedia learning (CTML) to enhancing the quality of language classes has turned them into indispensable tools which teachers utilize for more effective teaching of different language skills. ...  Read More

On the Effect of Flipped Classroom on Learners’ Achievement, Autonomy, Motivation and WTC: Investigating Learning and Learner Variables

Mahboobeh Khosravani; Hooshang Khoshsima; Amir Mohamadian

Volume 12, Issue 25 , June 2020, , Pages 175-189


  Pitfalls inherent in traditional approaches, movement into post-method frameworks and necessity of reaping benefits of technological advancements gave birth to flipped instruction as a newly emerged practice of teaching. A robust literature has submitted proofs on the merits of this practice in language ...  Read More

Iranian EFL Learners’ Motivational Fluctuation in Task Performance over Different Timescales

Hadi Yaghoubi Nezhad; Ahmad Moinzadeh; Hossein Barati

Volume 9, Issue 20 , November 2017, , Pages 135-155

  Motivation for learning a new language does not have an all-or-none impact. It is gradually formed and fluctuated over time and on each timescale has varying levels of influence on a person’s endeavor to learn a language. At the present time, scholars claim that throughout the Second Language Development ...  Read More

EFL Learners’ Motivation and Attitude toward EIL in the Increasingly Globalized Local Context of Iran: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

Fahimeh Marefat; Maryam Pakzadian

Volume 9, Issue 19 , June 2017, , Pages 91-122

  The present study probed 409 Iranian English as foreign language (EFL) learners' motivation and attitude toward English as an International Language (EIL) by investigating the causal relationships of their facets via Structural Equation Modeling (SEM). To do so, the Persian version of the ‘attitudes ...  Read More