Computer-mediated Diagnostic Assessment of Mixed-ability EFL Learners’ Performance on Tiered Tasks: Differentiating Mediation on Google Meet™

Fahimeh Rafi; Natasha Pourdana; Farid Ghaemi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 1-26

  Grounded in Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory of mind and the learner-centered approach to second/foreign language acquisition (SLA), this study investigated the extent to which the embedded differentiated instructions and diagnostic assessment, being mediated on Google Meet™ computer-mediated ...  Read More

Differentiated Instructions: Implementing Tiered Listening Tasks in Mixed-Ability EFL Context

Natasha Pourdana; Mehdi Shahpouri Rad

Volume 4, Issue 1 , February 2017, , Pages 87-69

  Language teachers are usually faced with the challenging classrooms wherein the students with mixed language abilities sit together. One solution to deal with this situation is to apply differentiated instructions in terms of tiered task strategy. By definition, tiered tasks are extracted from the same ...  Read More