Title

Self-assessment resource for EAL pre-service and in-service teachers and EAL K-16 educators in the MENA region

Author First name, Last name, Institution

Sadiq Midraj, Robin Dada, Jessica Midraj

Document Type

Article

Source of Publication

QScience Proceedings

Publication Date

4-29-2015

Abstract

The purpose of this session is to describe and share sample items of a contextually relevant resource developed specifically for English as an Additional Language (EAL) student-teachers and EAL teachers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Fifteen EAL and teacher/education academics created, reviewed and piloted the 300 multiple-choice-item resource. The resource supports teachers' lifelong learning and measures their progress in applying strategies, methods, and theories in EAL teaching/learning in the five TESOL International domains: language foundations, culture, instruction, assessment and professionalism (2010). The resource supports EAL outcomes-based curricula and reinforces independent learning and self-assessment to improve EAL professional content knowledge, professional pedagogical skills and professional disposition. If used effectively, the self-assessment resource can be a powerful learning tool. This resource allows EAL student teachers and EAL teachers to engage in self assessing i...

ISSN

2226-9649

Publisher

Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press)

Volume

2015

First Page

6

Disciplines

Education | Physical Sciences and Mathematics

Indexed in Scopus

no

Open Access

no

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