An Investigation into Item Types and Text Types of Reading Comprehension Section of Iranian PhD Entrance Exams Using G-theory
1. An Investigation into Item Types and Text Types of Reading Comprehension Section of Iranian PhD Entrance Exams Using G-theory

Masoumeh Ahmadi Shirazi; Seyyed Mohammad Alavi; Hossein Salarian

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 29-1

Abstract
  This study investigates some problems of PhD applicants in their entrance exams in the case of answering the reading comprehension questions. To this end, the researchers considered ...  Read More
Developing and Validating a Pluralistic Curriculum (PC) Model for English Teaching in Iranian High Schools
2. Developing and Validating a Pluralistic Curriculum (PC) Model for English Teaching in Iranian High Schools

Khatereh Zohrabi; Seyyed Ayatollah Razmjoo; Alireza Ahmadi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 49-31

Abstract
  Background: In the so-called global village, individuals should learn to adapt themselves to cultural and social changes. One manifestation of the changes in societies is the emergence ...  Read More
Appraising Discourse Content of EFL Classrooms Through the Lens of Bakhtin’s Dialogic Discourse Pattern
3. Appraising Discourse Content of EFL Classrooms Through the Lens of Bakhtin’s Dialogic Discourse Pattern

Fatemeh Niknezhad Naeijabad; MohammadReza Khodareza; Davood Mashhadi Heidar

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 78-51

Abstract
  This study aims at appraising the discourse exchanges of English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers and learners from a critical standpoint to explore whether the turn-taking structures ...  Read More
A Probe into Teacher Self-Efficacy as a Tractable Variable in EFL Teacher Training Courses
4. A Probe into Teacher Self-Efficacy as a Tractable Variable in EFL Teacher Training Courses

Farnoush Ahangaran; Zohreh Seifoori; Biook Behnam

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 104-79

Abstract
  The present study examined the impact of language teachers’ gender, age, and experience on their self-efficacy. Moreover, it aimed to find out the mediating role of in-service ...  Read More
Evaluation of Iranian Teacher Education Programs for EFL Student-Teachers
5. Evaluation of Iranian Teacher Education Programs for EFL Student-Teachers

Mohammad Aliakbari; Fatemeh sadat Tabatabaei

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 131-105

Abstract
  Despite the importance of Iranian teacher education programmes at Teacher Education universities for preparing EFL teachers in terms of effective teaching, no research has surveyed ...  Read More
Self-efficacy, Text Difficulty and EFL Learners’ Pedagogic Task Performance
6. Self-efficacy, Text Difficulty and EFL Learners’ Pedagogic Task Performance

Reza Bagheri Nevisi; Rasoul Mohammad Hosseinpur

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 155-133

Abstract
  Till recently, text difficulty has commonly been determined by employing readability formulas, however, major criticisms have been leveled against readability formulas (Graves & ...  Read More