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Toward an ethics of silence: Michael K
(Wayne State University Press, 2007)
The use of discourse analysis to enhance ESP teacher knowledge: an example using aviation English
(Pergamon Press, 2002)
Effective ESP programs require relevant materials, knowledgeable instructors, and teamwork with subject matter professionals. This report provides an example of one process used by a teacher-researcher to increase and ...
Predicting international students' academic success... may not always be enough: assessing Turkey's Foreign Study Scholarship Program
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2007)
In 1993, Turkey's Higher Education Council (YOK) launched a program to sponsor thousands of students for graduate study abroad, in the hopes of building up a base of highly qualified, foreign educated faculty for 24 newly ...
How good is your test?
(Oxford University Press, 2009)
This article reports on a study of the validity and reliability of tests administered in an EFL university setting. The study addresses the question of how well face validity reflects more objective measures of the quality ...
Searching the TESL‐L Logs
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 2002)
Overlooked and understudied? a survey of current trends in research on adult english language learners
(Sage Publications, Inc., 2008)
This article provides a synthesis and review of 41 recent research studies focusing on the population of adult English language learners (ELLs) studying in nonacademic contexts. It notes the unique qualities and importance ...
Turkey 2010: transforming education to meet challenges
(Information Age Publishing, 2008)
This chapter discusses the state of education in Turkey and the emergence of new key ideas within the framework of one of the strategic goals of the Lisbon 2010 Strategy: improving the quality and effectiveness of education ...
Turkey: towards homegrown theorizing and building a disciplinary community
The International Relations (IR) discipline has existed in Turkey for well over half a century, yet in many ways it is still struggling to come together as a coordinated disciplinary community. Perhaps the most distinctive ...
Turkey: paradigm change in education
(Information Age Publishing, 2006)
Teaching in Turkish schools has long been delivered in a teacher-centred way. The means of assessment also has been traditional, and because the major examinations are used for entry to quality schools and ultimately to ...
Scholarly transitions: finding eden in the academic periphery
(University of the Free State * Department of Education, 2009)
How do international doctoral students in the "west" make the decision to return home when their studies are completed? Upon return, what types of re-adaptation problems do they face? Are they able to fully engage with the ...