Teacher Education
1. A sociocultural analysis of personal practical theorizing as an awareness raising technique in novice and expert teachers’ professional development

Meisam Moghadam; Saeed Mehrpour

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2017, , Pages 319-352


  As a part of a larger-scale research, the present study aimed to use the main tenets of sociocultural perspective; namely, mediation, internalization, zone of proximal development, and the activity theory, to analyze the novice and expert teachers’ professional development through personal practical ...  Read More

2. Validating an English Language Teacher Professional Development Scale in Iranian EFL Context

Reza Khany; Fatemeh Azimi Amoli

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2016, , Pages 134-107


  Although decades of research have well elaborated on teacher professional development, we still do not have a thorough picture about what teacher professional development could entail and what components it consists of. The present study aims to develop and validate a teacher professional development ...  Read More