Exploring the Relationship among EFL Teachers' Critical Thinking, Autonomy and Experience in Public and Private Schools

Mahzad Keyvanloo; Mohammad Reza Amirian; Marjan Vosoughi; reza Bagheri Nevisi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 101-131


  The main purpose of the study was to explore the connection between teachers' critical thinking, autonomy, and their teaching experience among public and private English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers. In addition, the differences between the two main contexts of English language learning (public ...  Read More

Employing Dynamic Assessment and Concept-based Instruction for the Development of English Phrasal verbs in an EFL Classroom

Fatemeh Akbari; Seyed Mohammad Reza Amirian; gholam reza zareian

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 92-73


  Established on the basis of Vygotsky's SCT, this study tends to document the EFL students' development of phrasal verbs through two SCT-oriented approaches including concept-based instruction (CBI) and dynamic assessment (DA). Moreover, the students' performance in the follow-up stage is explored to ...  Read More

The Impact of Computerized Dynamic Assessment on Iranian EFL Learners' Interlanguage Pragmatic Development

Ali Zangoei; Gholamreza Zareian; Seyyed Mohammad Reza َAdel; Seyed Mohammad Reza Amirian

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 165-139


  The present study reports the results of a dissertation aimed at consolidating assessment and instruction of L2 pragmatics comprehension by drawing on an interventionist computerized dynamic assessment (C-DA) through which the test was embodied by providing graduated hints (from the most explicit to ...  Read More