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    • Unlicensed EFL Teachers Co-constructing Knowledge and Transforming Curriculum Through Collaborative-Reflective Inquiry 

      Aguirre Garzón, Edgar Augusto
      This paper describes a case study research project carried out in a public school in Bogotá, Colombia, with four unlicensed teachers of English as a foreign language. Although the institutional guidelines in the school ...
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    • Colombian English Teachers’ Professional Development: The Case of Master Programs 

      Viáfara, John Jairo; Largo, José David
      Master degree programs have rapidly increased in Colombia to the point where they are one of the most favored options for English teachers seeking to bolster their professional development. This survey study characterizes ...
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    • The Relevance of Teachers’ Practical Knowledge in the Development of Teacher Education Programs 

      Oss, Débora Izé Balsemão
      Teacher education programs have evolved mostly from the scholarly world’s perspective, which can eventually impact the work that practitioners face on an everyday basis, particularly in regard to dealing with their students. ...
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    • Critical Incidents of Transnational Student-Teachers in Central Mexico 

      Serna-Gutiérrez, Jose Irineo Omar; Mora-Pablo, Irasema
      This study is an exploration of the life-changing decisions and changes which the participants underwent, and which led them to pursue an education in English language teaching (or languages). The foremost objective of ...
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    • Scaffolding the Learning-to-Teach Process: A Study in an EFL Teacher Education Programme in Argentina 

      San Martin, Maria Gimena
      This study seeks to examine how a supervisor scaffolds the student-teachers’ learning-to-teach process in the context of one-to-one tutoring sessions in an English as a foreign language teacher education programme in ...
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    • Towards Understanding EFL Teachers’ Conceptions of Research: Findings From Argentina 

      Banegas, Darío Luis
      This paper investigates the conceptions of research held by English as a foreign language teachers in Argentina. Quantitative data from 622 participants from an online questionnaire were followed by qualitative data from ...
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    • Queer English Language Teacher Identity: A Narrative Exploration in Colombia 

      Lander, Roderick
      This article presents partial results of research exploring links between language teacher identity and queer identity in English language teachers working in Colombia. Three gay male teachers participated in a narrative ...
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    • Classroom Management in Foreign Language Education: An Exploratory Review 

      Macías, Diego Fernando
      This review examines studies in the area of classroom management in foreign language education. It is organized into three large areas: The first area focuses on the distinctive characteristics of foreign language instruction ...
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    • Language Assessment Literacy: Implications for Language Teachers 

      Giraldo, Frank
      Recently, the applied linguistics field has examined the knowledge, skills, and principles needed for assessment, defined as language assessment literacy. Two major issues in language assessment literacy have been addressed ...
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    • Unanswered Questions in Colombia’s Foreign Language Education Policy 

      Bonilla Carvajal, Camilo Andrés; Tejada-Sanchez, Isabel
      Following the trend of much of the Western, non-English speaking world, Colombia has tirelessly strived for spreading English education in an effort to augment economic benefits. This paper aims at providing a critical ...
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    • Using Cooperative Learning to Foster the Development of Adolescents’ English Writing Skills 

      Caicedo Triviño, Paula Andrea
      Seventh grade teachers at a Colombian public school chose cooperative learning as a strategy to improve student’s social performance and as a tool to get learners to enrich their academic level. This article reports on an ...
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    • Strategies Instruction to Improve the Preparation for English Oral Exams 

      Abad, José Vicente; Alzate, Paula Andrea
      This article presents the results of an inter-institutional research study that assessed the impact of strategies instruction on students’ preparation for and performance in oral exams. Two teacher-researchers at different ...
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    • Adult EFL Reading Selection: Influence on Literacy 

      Basallo Gómez, Juan Sebastián
      This paper is about the impact of systematic reading selection used to promote English as foreign language learning in adult students. A qualitative action research methodology was used to carry out this project. Ten class ...
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    • The Co-Construction of Participation Through Oral Mediation in the EFL Classroom 

      Herazo Rivera, Jose David; Sagre Barboza, Anamaría
      Sociocultural theory argues that an individual’s mental, social, and material activity is mediated by cultural tools. One such tool is the language or discourse teachers use during whole class interaction in the second ...
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    • The Role of Collaborative Action Research in Teachers’ Professional Development 

      Castro Garces, Angela Yicely; Martinez Granada, Liliana
      Teachers’ professional development is a key factor to have more reflective educators capable of working on teams to find solutions to problems that arise in their classrooms. The objective of this study is to analyze the ...
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    • Classroom Management: A Persistent Challenge for Pre-Service Foreign Language Teachers 

      Macías, Diego Fernando; Sánchez, Jesús Ariel
      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 ...
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    • An Eclectic Professional Development Proposal for English Language Teachers 

      Chaves, Orlando; Guapacha, Maria Eugenia
      This article reports a mixed-method research project aimed at improving the practices of public sector English teachers in Cali (Colombia) through a professional development program. At the diagnostic stage surveys, ...
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    • Editorial 

      Nieto Cruz, María Claudia; Cárdenas, Melba Libia
      As always, we hope our journal reaches a wide range of educators. We also hope the communities of our readers can benefit from the contributions of authors from Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, the United States, and Turkey. We ...
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    • Analysing Test-Takers’ Views on a Computer-Based Speaking Test 

      Amengual-Pizarro, Marian; García-Laborda, Jesús
      This study examines test-takers’ views on a computer-delivered speaking test in order to investigate the aspects they consider most relevant in technology-based oral assessment, and to explore the main advantages and ...
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    • Addressing the Problem of Negative Lexical Transfer Errors in Chilean University Students 

      Dissington, Paul Anthony
      Studies of second language learning have revealed a connection between first language transfer and errors in second language production. This paper describes an action research study carried out among Chilean university ...
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