Investigating the Impacts of EFL Teachers' Age, Educational Background, Instructional Experience and Gender on Their Beliefs about Formative Assessment
Formative assessment is deemed the collaborative processes in which teachers and learners are engaged for the purpose of understanding the learners' learning and diagnosing their strengths and weaknesses. On the other hand, teachers' beliefs about formative assessment are paramount and might be influenced by a legion of variables such age, educational background, instructional experience, and gender. This study investigated the impacts of EFL teachers' age, educational background, instructional experience, and gender on their beliefs about formative assessment. To this aim, 100 male and 100 female EFL teachers from Ahvaz junior and senior high schools participated in the study. The participants were given the questionnaire of teachers' beliefs about formative assessment. The results regarding EFL teachers' age, educational background, and gender revealed no statistically significant influence on their beliefs about formative assessment. However, teachers' teaching experience had significant impacts on their beliefs about formative assessment. These findings can contribute to EFL authorities concerning assessment procedures in language learning and teaching.
the effect of efl teachers beliefs about teaching reading strategies on their students success and motivation in reading comprehension
previous studies regarding teachers’ beliefs have revealed that teachers’ beliefs have influence on their classroom practices. the current study aimed to investigate the effect of teachers’ beliefs about teaching reading strategies on students’ motivation and success in reading comprehension in the context of english teaching as a foreign language in high schools of mazandaran, iran. data were ...
investigating the effect of motivation and attitude towards learning english, learning style preferences and gender on iranian efl learners proficiency
تحقیق حاضر به منظور بررسی تاثیر انگیزه و نگرش نسبت به یادگیری زبان انگلیسی، ترجیحات سبک یادگیری و جنسیت بر بسندگی فراگیران ایرانی زبان انگلیسی انجام شد. برای این منظور، 154 فراگیر ایرانی زبان انگلیسی در این تحقیق شرکت کردند. سه ابزار جمع آوری داده ها شامل آزمون تعیین سطح بسندگی زبان انگلیسی آکسفورد، پرسشنامه ترجیحات سبک یادگیری براچ و پرسشنامه انگیزه و نگرش نسبت به یادگیری زبان انگلیسی به م...
On the impact of teaching experience on EFL instructors’ self-assessment of their instructional effectiveness
Teaching experience exerts a remarkable influence on instruction quality. The present study explores the role teaching experience plays in EFL university instructors’ self-assessment (SA) accuracy and its congruence with students’ assessment of it. Furthermore, it delves into the instructors’ perceptions of how their SA of instructional effectiveness is altered as they obtain experience in thei...متن کامل
the relationship between locus of control and iranian efl university students’ beliefs about language learning
this exploratory study aimed to investigate a possible relationship between learners’ beliefs about language learning and one of their personality traits; that is,locus of control (loc). both variables, beliefs and locus of control, are assumed to influence the language learning process. the internal control index (ici) and the beliefs about language learning inventory (balli) were administered...
EFL Teachers' Critical Consciousness: The Role of Gender, Age, Academic Degree, Teaching Experience and Workplace
The study investigated EFL teachers' current level of critical consciousness as well as their beliefs about the educational context where they taught. The study also explored how gender, teaching experience, workplace and academic degree differentiated the participants with regard to their critical consciousness. Drawing upon the related literature and the existing questionnaires in the field, ...متن کامل
دوره 5 شماره 18
صفحات 143- 163
تاریخ انتشار 2017-09-01
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