Investigating the Barriers to Teachers’ Professional Development in an EFL Context
1. Investigating the Barriers to Teachers’ Professional Development in an EFL Context

Hassan Soodmand Afshar; Shabnam Ghasemi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 101-122

Abstract
  As part of a large-scale study, the current study explored the barriers perceived by Iranian EFL teachers to impede their professional development. To this end, 200 EFL teachers teaching ...  Read More
From Sociocultural Epistemology to Transformative Pedagogy: Contributions of Collaborative Action Research through Dialogic Mediation in Teacher Professional Development
2. From Sociocultural Epistemology to Transformative Pedagogy: Contributions of Collaborative Action Research through Dialogic Mediation in Teacher Professional Development

Farzad Mashhadi; Reza Biria; Ahmadreza Lotfi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 51-75

Abstract
  The preparation of English teachers to teach is a complex and multitudinous undertaking. Traditionally, in line with positivist paradigm which has focused on notion of transfer, teacher ...  Read More