Efficacy of In-Service Education and Training (INSET) Courses in Improving EFL Teachers’ Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK)
1. Efficacy of In-Service Education and Training (INSET) Courses in Improving EFL Teachers’ Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK)

maryam mahmoudi; Mojgan Rashtchi; Gholam-Reza Abbasian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 August 2019

Abstract
  Teachers’ knowledge base refers to what teachers should know and be able to implement in their classes. This study investigated to what extent in-service education and training ...  Read More
The Impact of Genre-Based Instruction Treatments on EAP Students’ Writing Quality
2. The Impact of Genre-Based Instruction Treatments on EAP Students’ Writing Quality

Sayyed Mohammad Alavi; Majid Nemati; Sedigheh Karimpour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 October 2019

Abstract
  The last decade has seen an increasing attention given to the notion of genre-based instruction, its application and efficacy in language teaching and learning. Regarding the benefits ...  Read More
Plagiarism and Academic Literacies: The Case of Iranian Graduate Students of Agricultural Sciences
3. Plagiarism and Academic Literacies: The Case of Iranian Graduate Students of Agricultural Sciences

Mahmood Reza Atai; Esmat Babaii; Elahe Fazlollahi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 December 2019

Abstract
  The problem of plagiarism has been a hot issue of concern to the academic community in recent years. In this study, we probed the factors which overtly or covertly lead to plagiarism ...  Read More
Effect of Online Strategies-Based Instruction on Iranian EFL Learners’ Speaking Scores: A Case of Affective and Social Strategies Instruction
4. Effect of Online Strategies-Based Instruction on Iranian EFL Learners’ Speaking Scores: A Case of Affective and Social Strategies Instruction

Samira Abbasi; Azizeh Chalak; Hossein Heidari Tabrizi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 February 2020

Abstract
  Enhancing speaking ability is an important component of the acquirement of a language. The present study focused on improving speaking ability through online strategy-based instruction. ...  Read More
A Mixed-Method Study of Teacher Diary as a Reflective Instrument for the English Language Teacher Development
5. A Mixed-Method Study of Teacher Diary as a Reflective Instrument for the English Language Teacher Development

Mehrshad Ahmadian; Parviz Maftoon; Parviz Birjandi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 February 2020

Abstract
  From the very outset, postmethod pedagogy has shaken the long-held concept of language teaching and has recognized the importance of contextualized language teaching in the field of ...  Read More
Exploring the Impact of Scaffolded Written Corrective Feedback on Iranian EFL Learners’ Writing Quality: A Sociocultural Theory Study
6. Exploring the Impact of Scaffolded Written Corrective Feedback on Iranian EFL Learners’ Writing Quality: A Sociocultural Theory Study

Ehsan Abbaspour; Mahmood Reza Atai; Parviz Maftoon

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 February 2020

Abstract
  The prevalence of Sociocultural Theory (SCT) as a major theory in SLA has spurred a considerable number of studies to investigate the various aspect of L2 acquisition through the lens ...  Read More
Cross-examining e-mentoring vs. face-to-face mentoring: The performance and attitudes of the Iranian EFL teachers in focus
7. Cross-examining e-mentoring vs. face-to-face mentoring: The performance and attitudes of the Iranian EFL teachers in focus

Ahmad Beigi Rizi; Hossein Barati; Ahmad MoeinZadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 March 2020

Abstract
  This survey study aimed to examine the efficiency of a mentoring software used for e-mentoring Iranian EFL teachers by investigating (1) if the application of the mentoring software ...  Read More
The Effects of Cooperative Learning on Iranian University Students’ Class-engagement, Self-esteem, and Self-confidence
8. The Effects of Cooperative Learning on Iranian University Students’ Class-engagement, Self-esteem, and Self-confidence

Elahe Sadeghi; Mansoor Ganji

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 April 2020

Abstract
  Due to the rapid expansion of knowledge and ever-increasing growth of international communication, the need to highly qualified translators is felt more than ever before. Not being ...  Read More
The Future of Teacher Education Making: EFL Pre-Service Teachers and Teacher Educators' Perceptions of Professional Preparation
9. The Future of Teacher Education Making: EFL Pre-Service Teachers and Teacher Educators' Perceptions of Professional Preparation

Mohammad Nabi Ranjbari; Hossein Heidari Tabrizi; Akbar Afghary

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 April 2020

Abstract
  The student's success at school greatly depends on quality teacher and this has led to the governments' growing focus on the quality of teacher education programs and production of ...  Read More
Exploring Iranian Pre-Service English Teachers’ Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC) Identities and the Role of Mentor Teachers
10. Exploring Iranian Pre-Service English Teachers’ Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC) Identities and the Role of Mentor Teachers

zohreh Hoominian Sharifabad; Ali Mohammad Fazilatfar; Massood null Yazdanimoghaddam

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 April 2020

Abstract
  Globally occurring changes in an ever-shrinking world acknowledge the goal of making effective communication between people with various cultural backgrounds (East, 2012; Jin, 2014; ...  Read More
Adversity Quotient and Classroom Management among Iranian EFL Teachers: An Analysis of Personality Styles
11. Adversity Quotient and Classroom Management among Iranian EFL Teachers: An Analysis of Personality Styles

Hamid Marashi; Zahra Naghibi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 April 2020

Abstract
  Personality types and professional/psychological attributes of teachers have long been the subject of extended debate and research in all fields of education, namely ELT. Accordingly, ...  Read More
Role of Bottom-up and Top-down Pre-listening Activities on Iranian EFL Students’ Listening Comprehension
12. Role of Bottom-up and Top-down Pre-listening Activities on Iranian EFL Students’ Listening Comprehension

Fatemeh Karimi; Azizeh Chalak

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 April 2020

Abstract
  Abstract Pre-listening activity has a considerable role in improving listening comprehension. This research examined the effects of bottom-up and top-down pre-listening activities on ...  Read More
Transacting with Comparative English-Persian Literature in EFL Classrooms: A Reader-Response Approach
13. Transacting with Comparative English-Persian Literature in EFL Classrooms: A Reader-Response Approach

Seyyedeh Fahimeh Parsaiyan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 April 2020

Abstract
  Despite scholarly criticisms censuring the monopoly of Eurocentric and Anglophonic literatures in English as Foreign or Second Language (EFL/ESL) teaching, cross-cultural literatures ...  Read More
The Interplay among EFL Students' Epistemic Beliefs, Language Learning Strategies, and L2 Motivational Self-System: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach
14. The Interplay among EFL Students' Epistemic Beliefs, Language Learning Strategies, and L2 Motivational Self-System: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

Shaghyegh Shirzad; Hamed Barjesteh; Mahmood Dehqan; Mahboubeh Zare

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 April 2020

Abstract
  Examining learners' beliefs about the essence of knowledge, how they are conceptualized, and the ways they influence the learning process have gained attention in the second language ...  Read More
Exploring the Role of Multimedia-Based Instruction in Promoting Reading Motivation
15. Exploring the Role of Multimedia-Based Instruction in Promoting Reading Motivation

Hani Mansooji; Ahmad Mohseni; Alireza Ameri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 April 2020

Abstract
  A significant proportion of academic exercise today, even for those who do not speak English as a first language, has to do with the English Internet and the texts within. Accordingly, ...  Read More
Investigating Pedagogical Digital Game-Based Phrasal Verb Learning Formally vs. Informally Among Iranian EFL Learners
16. Investigating Pedagogical Digital Game-Based Phrasal Verb Learning Formally vs. Informally Among Iranian EFL Learners

Aylar Fallah Vazirabad; Farahman Farrokhi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 June 2020

Abstract
  The present study investigated formal versus informal implementation of pedagogical digital games to improve phrasal verb knowledge. One hundred and one intermediate students took part ...  Read More
English Proficiency Homogenization Using Norm-referenced and Criterion-referenced Tests: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach
17. English Proficiency Homogenization Using Norm-referenced and Criterion-referenced Tests: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

Kazem Barzegar; Amir Reza Nemat Tabrizi; Manoochehr Jafarigohar; Fereidoon Vahdany

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 June 2020

Abstract
  This correlational research used the association between norm-referenced (NRTs) and criterion-referenced tests (CRTs) to predict CRT scores on the basis of NRT scores, homogenize English ...  Read More
The Role of the Cognitive Status of Structures in CLI in Acquisition of English as the Third Language by Persian Bilinguals
18. The Role of the Cognitive Status of Structures in CLI in Acquisition of English as the Third Language by Persian Bilinguals

Ali Jabbari; Abdolmajid Nazari; Ali Mohammad Fazilat far

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 June 2020

Abstract
  This study aimed at finding the impact of the cognitive status of the structures on the acquisition of third language (L3) English at the initial stages. To measure implicit and explicit ...  Read More
Dynamic Assessment: A Diagnostic Tool to Capture Academic Second Language Reading Difficulties in the IELTS Context
19. Dynamic Assessment: A Diagnostic Tool to Capture Academic Second Language Reading Difficulties in the IELTS Context

sima poulaki; Hamid Reza Dowlatabadi; Moussa Ahmadian; Houshang Yazdani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 June 2020

Abstract
  This study aimed to illuminate the diagnostic potential of the interactionist dynamic assessment (DA) to identify the candidates’ academic reading difficulties on the IELTS Reading ...  Read More
An Evaluation of English Textbook “Prospect 2”: Teachers and Teacher Educators’ Perceptions in the Spotlight
20. An Evaluation of English Textbook “Prospect 2”: Teachers and Teacher Educators’ Perceptions in the Spotlight

Behrooz Ghoorchaei; Ali Derakhshan; Alemeh Ebrahimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 June 2020

Abstract
  This study endeavored to evaluate the local English textbook named “Prospect 2” taught in junior high schools in Iran based on a group of Iranian EFL teachers and teacher ...  Read More
Developing and Validating an EFL Teacher Imposed Identity Inventory: A Mixed Methods Study
21. Developing and Validating an EFL Teacher Imposed Identity Inventory: A Mixed Methods Study

Azra Gholamshahi; Minoo Alemi; Zia Tajeddin

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 June 2020

Abstract
  Teacher-others relationship is one of the main features of teacher identity. As an aspect of this relationship, in some educational contexts, teachers experience imposition in their ...  Read More
The types of scaffolding used by EFL Teachers in Isfahan
22. The types of scaffolding used by EFL Teachers in Isfahan

Somayeh safdari; Momene Ghadiri; Zohreh Kashkouli

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 June 2020

Abstract
  Scaffolding helps students improve their skills and handle complex materials (Cloud, Genesee, & Hayaman, 2009). Although a number of studies have been done on scaffolding in Iran, ...  Read More
An Exploration of Focus on Form Instruction on Grammatical Competence of Iranian EFL Learners Utilizing Input Enhancement Technique
23. An Exploration of Focus on Form Instruction on Grammatical Competence of Iranian EFL Learners Utilizing Input Enhancement Technique

Leila Dobakhti; Samin Shams Khorrami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 June 2020

Abstract
  Upholding the integration of form and meaning, focus on form approach can increase both accuracy and fluency of EFL learners. This paper evaluates the role of focus on form approach, ...  Read More
A Probe into Iranian Learners’ Performance on IELTS Academic Writing Task 2: Operationalizing Two Models of Dynamic Assessment versus Static Assessment
24. A Probe into Iranian Learners’ Performance on IELTS Academic Writing Task 2: Operationalizing Two Models of Dynamic Assessment versus Static Assessment

Arezoo Daneshvar; mohammad sadegh bagheri; firooz sadighi; Lotfollah Yarmohammadi; Mortaza Yamini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 June 2020

Abstract
  Abstract Dynamic Assessment (DA) has been utilized for language evaluation. This mixed-methods study aimed to examine the potential impact of interactionist and interventionist models, ...  Read More
EFL Professors’ vs. Teachers’ Home Culture Attachment
25. EFL Professors’ vs. Teachers’ Home Culture Attachment

Saba Hasanzadeh; Elaheh Sotoudehnama; seyyedeh Fahimeh Parsaiyan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 July 2020

Abstract
  The purpose of the present study is to determine whether studying or teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) will lead teachers to decrease home cultural values or help them to ...  Read More
Demotivating Factors in EFL Context: Examining Nature and the Role of Socio-demographic Variables
26. Demotivating Factors in EFL Context: Examining Nature and the Role of Socio-demographic Variables

Ebrahim ُSamani; Raziyeh Bagheripour; Sara Atarzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 July 2020

Abstract
  The concept of demotivation has received the same attention as motivation, especially in the EFL context. However, a review of the literature in Iran’s context indicates a lack ...  Read More
Postgraduate TEFL Students' Performance and Perception on Research Article Writing and their Challenges in Conducting Research
27. Postgraduate TEFL Students' Performance and Perception on Research Article Writing and their Challenges in Conducting Research

Leila Sajedi; Mahnaz Saeidi; Touran Ahour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 July 2020

Abstract
  Writing publishable research articles is a great concern of academicians, which requires awareness on all its relevant aspects. However, the obstacles are elusive and postgraduate students' ...  Read More