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Gómez Burgos, Eric – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
The present article investigates the use of first year university students' formulaic sequences in written and oral texts in an English as a foreign language context. The corpus of the study consists of eight descriptive texts--four written and four oral--which were composed of four students of English Pedagogy at a university in Santiago, Chile.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Romaña Correa, Yeferson – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
This article presents the results of a research project on the teaching and learning of English through the use of Skype™ conference calls. The research was carried out with a group of 12 English as a foreign language adult learners in the language institute of Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Bogotá, Colombia. The findings of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teleconferencing, Computer Mediated Communication, English (Second Language)
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Buendía Arias, Ximena Paola – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
This research seeks to gain deeper understanding of learner autonomy in English as a Foreign Language students from different cultures through the identification and analysis of similarities and differences between Chinese and Colombian students from two public universities: Tianjin Foreign Studies University in China and Universidad Surcolombiana…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Asians
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Viafara González, John Jairo; Ariza Ariza, J. Aleida – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
Colombian English as a foreign language student teachers' opportunities to grow as educators through international sojourns do not usually subsume the traditional study and residence abroad goal. This was the case for our participants who engaged mainly in working abroad with study being ancillary. Fifty student teachers from two public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Herrando-Rodrigo, Isabel – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
The emergence of English as the international language of communication has increased the attention and concern given its teaching and learning. This survey-based study explores the attitudes of Spanish practitioners and undergraduate students towards English as the vehicular language in the field of medicine and towards Medical Electronic…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Surveys
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Kaneko-Marques, Sandra Mari – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
The main objective of this paper is to briefly present roles of different teacher supervisors according to distinct models, highlighting the importance of collaborative dialogues supported by video recordings. This paper will present results from a qualitative study of an English as a foreign language teacher education course in Brazil. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reflective Teaching, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers
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Mugford, Gerrard; Cuevas, Oscar Ramírez – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
English foreign-language users often overuse words when faced with difficult situations. Called gushing, such excessive use of words is often legitimately employed by native speakers to express, for instance, gratitude and apologies when a simple "thank you" or "sorry" does not sufficiently convey an interlocutor's feelings.…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Verbal Communication, Advanced Students
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Guerrero Nieto, Carmen Helena; Meadows, Bryan – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
This study analyzes the online, peer-peer dialogue between two groups of nonnative English-speaking teachers who are attending graduate programs in Colombia and the United States. Framed by the theoretical concepts of critical pedagogy and global professional identity, a qualitative analysis of the data shows that their expert vs. novice roles…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Identity, Case Studies, Experienced Teachers
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Macías, Diego Fernando; Sánchez, Jesús Ariel – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
This qualitative descriptive study aimed to ascertain the extent to which classroom management constituted a problem among pre-service foreign language teachers in a teacher education program at a public university in Colombia. The study also sought to identify classroom management challenges, the approaches to confronting them, and the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Second Language Instruction
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Asomoza, Alejandra Nuñez – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
Content and language integrated learning is an innovative pedagogical approach used in educational institutions worldwide. This study considers information and experiences from various settings in order to explore content and language integrated learning within the Mexican context. This study reports the perceptions of students in a BA program.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Bachelors Degrees, Integrated Activities
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Hernández Méndez, Edith; Reyes Cruz, María del Rosario – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
In the case of Mexico, until recently, many universities focused mainly on teaching, but recent changes have led to new appointments in research, administration, and community service. There now seems to be, however, a view of the predominance of research in the academic environment. Therefore, the purpose of this paper was to examine and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Departments
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Arancibia Aguilera, María Cristina – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
A rubric was developed to evaluate laboratory reports written by undergraduate students of astronomy and astrophysics from Universidad Católica de Chile. The process of elaboration, peer validation, and application of the rubric to the evaluation of written tasks extended from August 2011 to August 2012. The instrument proved to be effective as an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scoring Rubrics, Astronomy, Research Reports
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Arias Rodríguez, Gladis Leonor – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
This article presents the results of a study conducted among a group of law students in fift h-level English at a Colombian private university, which analyzed the effects of applying reading through English for Specific Purposes under the criteria of the communicative approach. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews, the students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English for Special Purposes, Reading, Undergraduate Students
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Salinas Vacca, Yakelin – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
This paper reports on an exploratory, descriptive, and interpretive study in which the roles of discussion boards, the students, the teacher, and the monitors were explored as they constructed a collaborative class project in a virtual environment. This research was conducted in the virtual program of a Colombian public university. Data were…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Computer Mediated Communication, Foreign Countries, Student Role
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Lopera Medina, Sergio – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
Motivation plays an important in role in education. Based on the ten macro-strategies proposed by Dörnyei and Csizér (1998), this article analyzes the motivation conditions in a foreign language reading comprehension course using both a web-based modality and a face-to-face modality. A case study was implemented as the primary research method, and…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Web Based Instruction, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis
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