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The Influence of Collaboration on Individual Writing Quality: The Case of Iranian vs. Malaysian College Students

Parviz Ajideh; Gerhard Leitner; Seyed Yasin Yazdi-Amirkhiz

Volume 8, Issue 17 , July 2016, Pages 1-24

  This study purported to comparatively investigate the influence of collaborative writing on the quality of individual writing of four female Iranian and four female Malaysian students. The first semester students at a private university in Malaysia, who were comparable in terms of age, gender, study ...  Read More

The Influence of Affective Variables on the Complexity, Accuracy, and Fluency in L2 Oral Production: The Contribution of Task Repetition

Mohammad Amiryousefi

Volume 8, Issue 17 , July 2016, Pages 25-48

  The main purpose of the study reported in this paper was to examine the interrelationships between L2 risk-taking, English learning motivation, L2 speaking anxiety, linguistic confidence, and low-proficiency English as a foreign language (EFL) learners’ speaking complexity, accuracy, and fluency ...  Read More

Developing an Analytic Scale for Scoring EFL Descriptive Writing

Mohammad Khatib; Mostafa Mirzaii

Volume 8, Issue 17 , July 2016, Pages 49-73

  English language practitioners have long relied on intuition-based scales for rating EFL/ESL writing. As these scales lack an empirical basis, the scores they generate tend to be unreliable, which results in invalid interpretations. Given the significance of the genre of description and the fact that ...  Read More

A Shift into Autonomous Education

Shirin Sadaghian; Susan Marandi

Volume 8, Issue 17 , July 2016, Pages 75-92

  Fostering autonomous learning has become one of the key concerns of course designers and curriculum planners in the last 20 years which has been validated on both ideological and psychological grounds. However, estimating learners’ readiness to accept autonomous education is an important step prior ...  Read More

Investigating the Predominant Levels of Learning Objectives in General English Books

sahar Zahed alavi; Rahman Sahragard

Volume 8, Issue 17 , July 2016, Pages 93-114

  This study investigated nine General English books (five produced by non-native Iranian speakers and four produced by native speakers) in terms of learning objectives in Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy (2001). The aim was to find out which levels of Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy are dominant in the books. ...  Read More

The Impact of MA TEFL Curriculum on Student Teachers’ Self-Efficacy

Elaheh Sotoudehnama; Maryam Fakhari

Volume 8, Issue 17 , July 2016, Pages 115-146

  The importance of professional development programs in enhancing teacher self-efficacy has attracted the attention of researchers in the realm of teacher education for two decades. However, the role of university programs and their curriculum in developing teachers’ self-efficacy has not been given ...  Read More

The Application of Curriculum Components for Course Evaluation

Mohammad Zohrabi

Volume 8, Issue 17 , July 2016, Pages 147-177

  Generally, program evaluation is of prime importance to check the workability of a course. In this way, it can be made sure that the course achieves its intended goals and objectives, and consequently fulfills the learners’ needs, wants, and aspirations. Therefore, an attempt was made to evaluate ...  Read More