Practicum and Professional Role Identity (Re)construction: A Longitudinal Mixed Methods Study on Iranian EFL Student Teachers

Mohammad Zeinali; Manoochehr Jafarigohar; Mahmood Reza Atai; Hassan Soliemani

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 39-69

  The empirically-validated link between teachers’ professional role identity and explicit manifestations of teacher efficacy has resulted in a burgeoning literature on educational programs/settings influential in teacher identity formation. In an attempt to expand on this strand of research, the ...  Read More

Iranian EFL Learners’ Interactional Competence in Paired Speaking Tasks: An Account of Task Type Variability

Manoochehr Jafarigohar; Afsar Rouhi; Shirin Rahimi Kazerooni

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 111-136

  The use of paired speaking tasks for the assessment of interactional competence has recently attracted the attention of many scholars in language learning research. The present study aimed at investigating whether task type has any effect on promoting language learners’ interactional competence ...  Read More