Teachers' Individual Practical Knowledge about Teaching Reading Comprehension

Rahmany, Ramin; Hassani, Mohammad Taghi; Fattahi, Hamid
March 2014
Journal of Language Teaching & Research;2014, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p452
Academic Journal
The present study was conducted to study language teachers' practical knowledge about the teaching of reading comprehension to engineering major students. The participants were 36 master and doctoral holders teaching ESP courses chosen from Payame Noor Universities of Kermanshah, Islamic Azad Universities of Kermanshah and Razi University of Kermanshah. A questionnaire was administrated to the participants. The first part of this study tried to search for any shared category(s) among the categories of practical knowledge and isolated the unshared category(s).The second part examined the overall unshared category(s) in order to see whether there is a significant difference among them or not. The study didn't detect any shared category but there was a significant difference in the categories.


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