Research Article
Factors Affecting Untrained Raters’ Cognition in Rating Oral Proficiency of English Language Learners: Insights from Iran
Factors Affecting Untrained Raters’ Cognition in Rating Oral Proficiency of English Language Learners: Insights from Iran

Nasimeh Nouhi Jadesi; Alireza Ahmadi; Seyyed Ayatollah Razmjoo

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 1-24

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2021.129400.1744

Abstract
  Score decision-making is largely an undocumented process in performance assessment. To conduct a more in-depth cognitive study in scoring, one must ask if these underlying processes ...  Read More
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Investigating Practical Knowledge-Base (PKB) of Special-Education Teachers: The Case of Teaching Individuals with Down Syndrome (IDS) in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Context of Iran
Investigating Practical Knowledge-Base (PKB) of Special-Education Teachers: The Case of Teaching Individuals with Down Syndrome (IDS) in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Context of Iran

Hossein Talebzadeh; Mahvash Pourhanifeh

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 25-50

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2022.127990.1791

Abstract
  Investigating teachers’ cognitions, both in general education and in language teaching, has gained momentum in the past few decades. Yet, the practical knowledge-base (PKB) of ...  Read More
Research Article
Representation of National Identity in English Vision Textbook Series for Iranian Senior High Schools
Representation of National Identity in English Vision Textbook Series for Iranian Senior High Schools

Mojtaba Gheitasi; Mohammad Aliakbari; Reza Khany

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 51-72

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2022.129540.1747

Abstract
  Textbooks in ELT perform different functions since their content can serve different purposes. Particularly, the content of textbooks can affect learners’ views to a great deal. ...  Read More
Research Article
The Effects of Guided Discovery Learning on the Development of Iranian Teenage and Adult EFL Learners’ Syntactic Structures
The Effects of Guided Discovery Learning on the Development of Iranian Teenage and Adult EFL Learners’ Syntactic Structures

Mahdi Hasanvand; Amir Mohammadian

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 73-92

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2022.130652.1781

Abstract
  Researchers have always been concerned with innovative approaches to facilitate the learning process for language learners. One of the facilitating strategies is guided discovery learning, ...  Read More
Research Article
A Qualitative Exploration of Emotional Intelligence in English as Foreign Language Learning and Teaching: Evidence from Iraq and the Czech Republic
A Qualitative Exploration of Emotional Intelligence in English as Foreign Language Learning and Teaching: Evidence from Iraq and the Czech Republic

Liqaa Habeb Al-Obaydi; Marcel Pikhart; Ali Derakhshan

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 93-124

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2022.132551.1850

Abstract
  This study endeavored to discuss certain aspects of Emotional Intelligence (EI) that are related to foreign language (FL) teaching and learning in two different contexts (Iraq and the ...  Read More
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Challenges and Opportunities of Web-based Assessment in EFL Courses as Perceived by Different Stakeholders
Challenges and Opportunities of Web-based Assessment in EFL Courses as Perceived by Different Stakeholders

Zahra Alimorad; Arezoo Saleki

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 125-154

http://dx.doi.org/10.22108/are.2022.132413.1843

Abstract
  The rapidly growing demand for incorporating the latest technological developments in language pedagogy has contributed to scholars’ devoting more serious attention to web-based ...  Read More