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    Journal, PROFILE
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • Guidelines for contributors 

    Journal, PROFILE
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • The feasibility of assessing teenagers’ oral english language performance with a rubric 

    Pineda, Diana
    This article reports the experience of a study group in a public university in Colombia, formed mostly by academic coordinators who worked in the design of assessment rubrics. Its focus is on the experience of the academic ...
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • Editorial 

    Cárdenas, Melba Libia
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • Accumulative index of published articles in profile vol. 15 (2013) 

    Cárdenas B., Melba Libia
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • Guidelines for contributors 

    Cárdenas B., Melba Libia
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • Formal grammar instruction: theoretical aspects to contemplate its teaching 

    Cruz Corzo, Carolina
    With the rise of new tendencies and methodologies in the English as a foreign language field, formal grammar instruction has become unnecessary during the last few years. Institutions and educators have made serious decisions ...
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • Role of systematic formative assessment on students’ views of their learning 

    Areiza Restrepo, Hugo Nelson
    This article presents a partial report of a small qualitative research study that explored the students’ views of their learning during and after the implementation of formative procedures such as self-assessment, feedback, ...
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • The impact of explicit feedback on efl high school students engaged in writing tasks 

    Correa Pérez, Roxanna; Martínez Fuentealba, Mariela; Molina De La Barra, María; Silva Rojas, Jessica; Torres Cisternas, Mirta
    The aim of this article is to examine the impact of feedback on content and organization in writing tasks developed by learners of English as a foreign language. The type of study is qualitative and the research design is ...
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • Diary insights of an efl reading teacher 

    Lopera Medina, Sergio
    It is often argued that classroom diaries are subjective. This article explores the diary insights of a foreign language reading teacher. The inquiry was based on the following research question: What do the diary insights ...
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • An exploration of efl teachers’ awareness of the sources of pedagogical knowledge in a teacher education program 

    Macías, Diego Fernando
    This project set out to investigate the extent to which the sources of English as a foreign language teachers’ pedagogical knowledge are acknowledged and addressed in a teacher education program in a public university in ...
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • Beliefs of chilean university english teachers: uncovering their role in the teaching and learning process 

    Díaz Larenas, Claudio; Alarcón Hernández, Paola; Vásquez Neira, Andrea; Pradel Suárez, Boris; Ortiz Navarrete, Mabel
    Beliefs continue to be an important source to get to know teachers’ thinking processes and pedagogical decisions. Research in teachers’ beliefs has traditionally come from English-speaking contexts; however, a great deal ...
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • Student-teachers’ teaching techniques: actors in pupils’ extrinsic motivation as they speak 

    Báez Dueñas, Leidy Tatiana; Chacón Vargas, Leidy Marcela
    This article describes a research project we carried out in order to study the role of student-teachers’ teaching techniques as regards their pupils’ extrinsic motivation as they partake in communicative speaking activities ...
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • Exploring efl pre-service teachers’ experience with cultural content and intercultural communicative competence at three colombian universities 

    Olaya, Alba; Gómez, Luis Fernando
    This article reports the findings of a qualitative research project that explored pre-service English teachers’ perceptions of and attitudes toward the aspects of culture and intercultural competence addressed in their ...
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • Editorial 

    Cárdenas B., Melba Libia
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • Returnees’ identity construction at a ba tesol program in mexico 

    Rivas Rivas, Leonardo
    This article has at its core the unraveling of factors that have influenced the identity of those who have been caught in between two worlds (Mexico and The United States) and whom will be called pre- and in-service returnees ...
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • Selective use of the mother tongue to enhance students’ english learning processes...beyond the same assumptions 

    Cuartas Alvarez, Luis Fernando
    This article reports the results of an action-research project that examines enhancing students’ English learning processes through the selective use of their mother tongues with the aim of overcoming their reluctant ...
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • Preparing the high school classroom for migrant english language learners 

    Rouse, Megan Elizabeth
    In United States schools, the rate of immigrant English language learners is rapidly rising, affecting the lives of both students and teachers. This article will discuss the best ways to facilitate the students’ language ...
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • English language teachers’ professional development and identities 

    Mora, Alberto; Trejo, Paulina; Roux, Ruth
    This article analyzes the professional development of two English language teachers in a Mexican language center. In particular, it explores the interplay between professional development, identity and agency, and the part ...
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
  • The impact of a professional development program on english language teachers’ classroom performance 

    Giraldo, Frank
    This article reports the findings of an action research study on a professional development program and its impact on the classroom performance of in-service English teachers who worked at a language institute of a Colombian ...
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 

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