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Yumarnamto, Mateus – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
Three components of teachers' professional capital are human capital, social capital, and decisional capital according to Hargreaves and Fullan (2012). These three aspects of professional capital are meant to be part and parcel of developing the teaching profession. In this article, the author focusses on professional capital as a framework by…
Descriptors: Career Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Cameron, Andrew; Galloway, Nicola – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
With the globalization of the English language, Global Englishes (GE) is a growing research paradigm with numerous pedagogical implications for those learning and teaching English. The study reported here provides insights on pre- and in-service Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) practitioners' perceptions of Global Englishes…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Native Speakers
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Fernández-Agüero, María; Chancay-Cedeño, Carlos – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
The purpose of this study is to identify how Ecuadorian university teachers of English as a foreign language (EFL) tackle intercultural teaching practice in their classrooms. To this end, we studied the reported intercultural practices of 68 EFL university teachers from Ecuadorian Region 4. Quantitative data drawn from a questionnaire were…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, College Faculty
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Shi, Leimin; Baker, Amanda; Chen, Honglin – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
Developing students' communicative competence became the primary goal of the current College English Curriculum Requirements in 2004 in China. There has been increasing concern, however, that this goal has yet to be realized, particularly in relation to the teaching of writing. This study investigated the potential of a Systemic Functional…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Yeo, Marie – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2018
Aya Matsuda is Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics in the Department of English at Arizona State University, Tempe, USA. Her research interests include World Englishes (WE), the use of English as an international language (EIL), and the pedagogical implications of the global spread of English. She has published widely in various books and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Variation, Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction
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Dogancay-Aktuna, Seran; Hardman, Joel – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2018
Despite the proliferation of publications on teaching English as an international language (EIL) or a Lingua Franca (ELF), the diffusion of these concepts into the world of English Language Teaching has been slow and incomplete. There is some wariness among educators about the teaching of ELF and EIL, with no consensus regarding appropriate…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Variation
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Yeo, Marie – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2018
Icy Lee is Professor in the Faculty of Education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where she is currently serving as Chairperson of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Her main research interests are in the areas of second language writing and second language teacher education. Icy is best known for her research on feedback in L2…
Descriptors: Error Correction, Best Practices, Faculty Publishing, College Faculty
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Towndrow, Phillip A.; Pereira, Andrew J. – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2018
The call for an expanded, critical and socially-constructed view of literacy in response to contemporary semiotic and technological developments is not new. However, an under investigated area relates to the impact and influence of new media in the teaching and learning of English to speakers of other languages (ESOL). Following an overview of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Macalister, John – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2018
Professional development is an activity in which language teachers should have ongoing and sustained involvement. There are many ways in which language teachers can pursue professional development, and reading journals is one of these ways. This article reports on a survey of 465 English Language Teaching (ELT) professionals, largely drawn from…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Periodicals, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Hockly, Nicky; Dudeney, Gavin – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2018
Anybody who has lived through the past decade of technological developments will know how quickly our world is changing. And what happens outside our teaching contexts, out there in the real world, will inevitably -- at least some of it -- end up having an impact on what we do inside our classrooms, lecture halls, schools and colleges. Some of the…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Language Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Phakiti, Aek; Plonsky, Luke – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2018
This article aims to discuss ten beliefs that teachers hold about second language (L2) learning and to relate these to relevant theories and approaches in the field of second language acquisition (SLA). It is especially written for L2 teachers who would like to know more about theoretical approaches that seek to explain L2 learning. Preliminary…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Linguistic Theory, Language Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Zhang, Hao – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2018
This research explores international English majors' experiences and perceptions of the characteristics of an effective English-as-a-medium-of-instruction (EMI) course. Through an analysis of the triangulated data collected through questionnaire surveys, classroom observations, interviews and correspondences between 45 students and their lecturer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Franz, Jens; Teo, Adisa – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2018
Thailand has seen several English language curriculum reforms over the last 20 years, all of which were found to have failed to lift Thai students' standard of English language proficiency across all levels of study. In 2014, the Thai Ministry of Education announced the introduction of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Huang, Li-Shih – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2018
Corpora are essential tools in the teaching of English as an international language (EIL). With the advent of high-powered computers, online corpora have been developed with the potential to transform how EIL is taught both inside and outside the classroom, since anyone with a mobile device and internet access can now take advantage of numerous…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Computational Linguistics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Shin, Dong-shin; Kang, Hyun-Sook – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2018
Along with the expansion of computer technologies in education, an increasing number of academic degrees and professional development credentials in second-language (L2) education are offered online. Despite the rapid growth in the number of online language teacher education (OLTE) programmes, there is still a dearth of research about OLTE and its…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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