Comparative Analysis of Novice, Moderately Experienced, and Highly Experienced Iranian EFL Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Focusing on Their Cognition, Metacognition, Affection, and Behavior

Maryam Azizi; Hossein Heidari Tabrizi; Ahmadreza Lotfi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 47-72

  Despite its enrichment, the literature on teacher self-efficacy lacks evidential data on the changes in both hidden and observable variables underlying this multifaceted construct. To compensate for this substantial gap, the current study compared patterns of cognition, metacognition, emotion, and behavior ...  Read More

From Sociocultural Epistemology to Transformative Pedagogy: Contributions of Collaborative Action Research through Dialogic Mediation in Teacher Professional Development

Farzad Mashhadi; Reza Biria; Ahmadreza Lotfi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , May 2020, , Pages 51-75

  The preparation of English teachers to teach is a complex and multitudinous undertaking. Traditionally, in line with positivist paradigm which has focused on notion of transfer, teacher education has been concerned with depositing bodies of pre-defined information to teachers and has considered teachers ...  Read More