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Iranian EFL Teachers’ Cognition of Corrective Feedback as an Element of Classroom Management: A Qualitative Study

Abbas Ali Rezaee; Mohammad Hussein Norouzi; Nafeeseh Aryaeian

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2023.18807.2216

Abstract
  This qualitative study aimed to explore Iranian EFL teachers’ cognition of corrective feedback as one of the elements of classroom management in the EFL context of Iran’s language institutes. Participants of the study were 12 in-service Iranian EFL teachers who taught adult EFL learners. ...  Read More

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Predicting EFL Teacher’s Perceived Self-Disclosure Practice: Demographic Factors in Focus

Masoud Taheri; Mohsen Shahrokhi; Mohammad Reza Talebinezhad

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2023.18781.2211

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  Academics have generally accepted that teachers' interpersonal communication techniques and strategies—specifically, teachers' self-disclosure—are excellent instructional tools. The exploration of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers' perceptions regarding their self-disclosure practice ...  Read More

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Designing and Validating a Professional Identity Model for Iranian EFL Experienced and Novice Teachers: A Sequential Exploratory Mixed-Methods Research (MMR)

Neda Shahmoradi; Fazlolah Samimi; Farah Shooraki

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2023.18891.2224

Abstract
  Professional identity is considered as one of the main components of each educational system. This study was conducted with the main aim of qualitative and quantitative modeling EFL teachers’ professional identity. In so doing, it benefited from a sequential mixed methods design. As the study sample, ...  Read More

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The Relationship between Iranian EFL learners' Vocabulary Learning Strategies and their Breadth and Depth of Vocabulary Knowledge

Roqaye Oladini; Farhad mazlum; Mahdi Dasta

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2023.18867.2220

Abstract
  Considering the appreciated role that lexis plays in learning an additional language, research studies addressing vocabulary knowledge have attracted the attention of language teachers and researchers. The study of vocabulary learning strategies and how they relate to language learners’ vocabulary ...  Read More

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Critical Thinking Skills, Academic Resilience, Grit and Argumentative Writing Performance of Iranian EFL Learners

Omid Mallahi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2023.18827.2217

Abstract
  The significance of positive psychology constructs in second language learning and teaching is currently being emphasized by many L2 scholars. Accordingly, the present study intended to investigate the relationship between a set of positive psychology variables (namely, critical thinking, academic resilience ...  Read More

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The Impact of an In-Service Professional Development Course on Teachers` Language Assessment Knowledge

kaveh jalilzadeh; Adel Dastgoshadeh; Rahele Khosravi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2023.18114.2152

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  Within recent advancement, teachers are required to be able to implement effective assessment in the classroom context. This is applicable by in-service professional development programs that assist teachers to improve and provide them with opportunities to enhance their knowledge and to use it practically, ...  Read More

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On the Effect of Diagnostic Self-, and Peer- assessment on Reading Comprehension: Examining EFL Learners’ Diagnostic Rating Accuracy across Various Genres

Masoome Azmoode Sis Abad; Gholam-Reza Kiyani; Gholam-Reza Abbasian

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2023.18703.2204

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  The present research responds to the call for implementing diagnostic assessment through learner involvement. This study followed two aims: first, examining the distinctive effects of diagnostic self- and peer - assessments on EFL learners’ reading comprehension; second, exploring students’ ...  Read More

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Examining English Teachers’ Reading Efficacy and Perceived Reading Skill Proficiency in Secondary Schools

Seyoum Tesfaye Mengistie; Girma Gezahegn Belihu

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024

https://doi.org/10.30479/jmrels.2024.19440.2271

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  Teachers’ sense of efficacy have an influence on how teachers teach their subjects to students. This article studies secondary school English language teachers’ level of sense of efficacy in teaching reading skill and their perceived reading skill proficiency. Besides, the study investigates ...  Read More