A Philosophical Problematisation of Research on EFL/ESL Teachers’ Cognition vs. Action: A Critical Interpretive Synthesis

Seyed Behrouz Behzadi; Nasser Rashidi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 January 2024

  Teacher cognition, as a chief area within teacher education, is concerned with what teachers think, know, and do (Borg, 2003). One of the knotty strands emerging out of the past 50 or so years of research on teacher cognition is the misalignment between teachers’ cognition and practice. This study ...  Read More

Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
Systemic Theoretical Instruction: The Impact of Three Types of Verbalization in L2 Learners’ Knowledge of Passive Voice

Nasser Rashidi; Amir Naami

Volume 9, Issue 2 , December 2020, , Pages 1-26

  This article was intended to investigate and compare the impact of three types of verbalization within Systemic Theoretical Instruction on the L2 learners’ knowledge of past voice. To this end, four EFL intact classrooms from a high school in Iran were chosen and randomly assigned to one control ...  Read More

Postmethod Pedagogy and Iranian EFL Teachers’ Understandings: Is a Promising Trend on the Way?

Nasser Rashidi; Nurullah Mansourzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2017, , Pages 82-55

  The profession of second language teaching has experienced fundamental fluctuations in both theory and practice. With its own proponents and opponents, the postmethod was considered as the practical and reasonable solution to the limitations of the confining concept of the method. The purpose of this ...  Read More

On the Iranian In-service and Pre-service Language Teachers’ Perceptions of Educational Supervision Concerning their Professional Development

Nasser Rashidi; Ali Forutan

Volume 4, Issue 2 , December 2015, , Pages 55-27

  Teacher supervision plays a pivotal role in the improvement of education system and the way in which teachers and student teachers perceive it. Consequently language teacher supervisors can utilize appropriate supervisory models to keep teachers update and promote them professionally. The present study ...  Read More

Iranian EFL Learners’ Motivation Construction: Integrative Motivation Revisited

Nasser Rashidi; Mohammad Rahimi; Zahra Alimorad

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2013, , Pages 101-124

  Although Gardner and his associates’ work was most influential in the field of L2 motivation, from the early 1990s onwards, their work has been criticized for several reasons. Some researchers claimed that integrative and instrumental orientations were no longer able to convey the complexity of ...  Read More