English for Specific Purposes Instruction and Research: Current Practices, Challenges and Innovations



English Language Preservice Teachers\u2019 Stages of Concern for Web 2.0 Technology Integration
Kayaduman, Halil; Delialioğlu, Ömer (2021-06-01)
This study explores the English Language preservice teachers (PST)’ stages of concern (SoC) for Web 2.0 technology integration in the Learning Technology by Design (LBD) based course. It aims to identify and better understand PSTs’ concerns. Understanding the concerns has advantages of describing and addressing the needs of PSTs prior to actual in-service experiences. SoC model, a component of the Concerns-Based Adoption Model, was used as the theoretical framework. An embedded mixed methods design was impl...
English teachers’ perceptions of the middle school English language curriculum
Kaya, Suat; Ok, Ahmet (2020-06-01)
In this study, which utilized survey as the research design, it was aimed tofind out the teachers’ perceptions of the middle school English languagecurriculum which was developed in 2012 and revised in 2016. Targetpopulation of this study included all teachers working in Turkish publicmiddle schools in Ankara, while the sample was composed of 349 teachersselected through clustered sampling method. A questionnaire developed bythe researchers was used as data collection instrument. Findings revealedthat many ...
English language teachers’ perceptions about a web-based support system for an in-service teacher training program
Koç, Serdar Engin; Özden, M. Yaşar; Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology (2009)
The purpose of this study was to explore the perceptions of teacher trainers and trainees about a web-support system and its components developed and implemented as an integral part of the in-service teacher training program entitled “Certificate for Teaching English” (CTE) program for the newly hired teachers in the two departments of the School of Foreign Languages at Middle East Technical University (METU). The overall design of this study was a case study which was conducted as action research within th...
English Taught Programmes: benefits and challenges
Wrzesińska, J.; Işık Güler, Hale; Ferencz, I. (2019-09-01)
English Taught Programs(ETPs) have beenmassivelygrowingin the last 15 yearsin Europe.But thisgrowth hasimpactedinstitutionsand higher education systems inboth positive and negative ways.This session will highlight many of the benefits associated with the growth on ETPs,while outlining some of the associated risks,trendsand implicationsthat European higher institutions should consider.Itdoes so by providing a deep analysis andzooming intospecific institutional examples in European HEIs.
English as Foreign Language EEFL Students Readiness and Perceptions Towards Mobile Learning
Bakay, Şenol; Bulut, İbrahim Hakkı; Delialioğlu, Ömer (null; 2013-07-03)
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E. E. Işık, English for Specific Purposes Instruction and Research: Current Practices, Challenges and Innovations. 2020.