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Introduction: International educational exchanges and the promotion of peace and intercultural understanding
(Springer International Publishing, 2016)
With the rapid growth worldwide in numbers of people participating in international educational exchanges, the need to better understand the various roles such exchanges can play in social and political life also increases. ...
Searching the TESL‐L Logs
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 2002)
Formulaic language and conceptual socialization: the route to becoming nativelike in L2
The present study addressed the question whether formulaic expressions indicate nativelike selection in the target language by examining seven Turkish students’ use of formulaic expressions during their first year in the ...
Turkish students' and teachers' attitudes toward the use of interactive whiteboards in EFL classrooms
This study explored the attitudes of students and teachers toward the use of interactive whiteboards (IWBs) in a foreign language teaching and learning context. The study also investigated possible factors affecting teachers' ...
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 ...
The effects of a professional development program on English as a foreign language teachers’ efficacy and classroom practice
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 2015-12)
The purpose of the present study is twofold: (1) to investigate the relationship between the efficacy of teachers of English as a foreign language (EFL) and their self-reported practice of communicative language teaching ...
Instruction and exposure: how do they contribute to second language acquisition?
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 1998)
Adults have access to two distinct approaches to develop their second language competence. These are instruction and exposure (Krashen 1982). Both approaches contribute to second language acquisition in their unique ways. ...
Using webcasts for student presentations: a case study
(Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 2016)
Purpose – Adopting Davis’ (1989) technology acceptance model (TAM), the purpose of this paper is to investigate the perceived differences between asynchronous presentation tools (webcasts) and in-person presentations in a ...
An exploratory study of visually impaired students’ perceptions of inclusive mathematics education
(SAGE Publications Ltd, 2015)
The Turkish Disability Act introduced inclusive education to Turkey as a solution to the problems experienced by students with disabilities, including visually impaired students. The main purpose of this study was to explore ...
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 ...