a comparison of teachers and supervisors, with respect to teacher efficacy and reflection
supervisors play an undeniable role in training teachers, before starting their professional experience by preparing them, at the initial years of their teaching by checking their work within the proper framework, and later on during their teaching by assessing their progress. but surprisingly, exploring their attributes, professional demands, and qualifications has remained a neglected theme in the realm of teacher education in efl context. as a pioneer work in efl context, this study tried to compare language teachers and supervisors in terms of their teaching efficacy and reflection as the two determining factors in teacher’ professional success. in so doing, 102 teachers divided into novice, moderately experienced and highly experienced, along with 40 supervisors were asked to fill out a set of questionnaires dealing with teacher efficacy and teacher reflection. the results indicated that teachers differ significantly from supervisors in terms of their reflection and efficacy; moreover while teachers’ self-efficacy tended to increase with their professional experience, their teacher reflection did not reveal any significant changes over their experience. moreover, teacher efficacy was found out to be in direct relationship with teacher efficacy. the main implications of this study are for the efl discourse community in general and the realm of teacher education in particular.
Teacher’s Reflection and Its Components as Predictors of EFL Teacher’s Sense of Classroom Management
Through a descriptive Ex Post Facto research design, the relationship between teacher reflection and classroom management, the predictive power of teacher reflection components regarding classroom management, and classroom management strategies used by high and low reflective teachers were examined. To this end, 113 EFL teachers completed the Attitudes and Beliefs on Classroom Control (ABCC) In...متن کامل
the purpose of this quantitative study was to investigate the relation between efl teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs and their success. moreover, the study was an analysis of the teacher age, gender and years of teaching experience, to examine the manner in which these factors relate to teacher self-efficacy as defined by bandura (1997) and teaching effectiveness as evaluated by their own student...
investigating the relationship among components of emotional intelligence, reflectivity and burnout and their relationship with efl teachers’ educational degrees
the present study was conductedto investigate the relationship among the components of teachers’ burnout, emotional intelligence, and reflectivity with a sample of 125 iranian efl teachers from several private language institutes in kurdistan and hamedan. moreover, differences in the components of teachers’ burnout, emotional intelligence, and reflectivity were examined with respect to teachers...متن کامل
On the Iranian In-service and Pre-service Language Teachers’ Perceptions of Educational Supervision Concerning their Professional Development
Teacher supervision plays a pivotal role in the improvement of education system and the way in which teachers and student teachers perceive it. Consequently language teacher supervisors can utilize appropriate supervisory models to keep teachers update and promote them professionally. The present study investigated the role of language teacher supervisors in student teachers and in-service teac...متن کامل
The Impact of Teachers’ Self-evaluations through Rubrics versus Supervisors’ Observation on their Performance in Setting Group-work Activities
As a tool for self-evaluation and also self-regulation, rubrics can be very useful in equipping the language teachers with an assessment device. Moreover, teachers need feedback for their professional development, but how feedback is provided is a challenging question. This study was an attempt to find the effectiveness of self-evaluation through rubrics on setting up group work activities by E...متن کامل