Interactive Decision Making Processes of Teachers of English at Public Schools

Çimen, Şeyda Selen
Karaman, Abdullah Cendel
The purpose of this study was to investigate how foreign language teachers at public schools framed their interactive decision making processes in instruction. We studied interactive decision-making strategies and principles of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) with qualitative research methods. The focal participants were four EFL teachers from public high schools in a city in Central Turkey. Data were collected during a focus group interview which targeted a natural discussion on instructional practices among teachers. Data analysis involved transcription, coding, and identification of emergent themes. We found that the teachers primarily refer to class management, facilitation, guidance, rapport, and unpredictability while discussing decision-making processes
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Ş. S. Çimen and A. C. Karaman, “Interactive Decision Making Processes of Teachers of English at Public Schools,” Muğla Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi, pp. 22–33, 2014, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: