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Akbari R, beheshti parvar M, Kiany G. Offering a Model for Teacher Quality from the Perspective of the Stakeholders in ELT. IQBQ. 2017; 8 (1) :23-47
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-14-5692-en.html
1- Associate Professor of English, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran
2- Ph.D. student in English Education, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran
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One of the most important issues in the realm of education is assurance regarding the quality and effectiveness of teaching and teachers. In this regard, it is essential that models and instruments be developed in order to describe and assess them. It is one of the subjects creating a lot of interest in learners is English. Therefore, it is crucial to develop a model as well as a measuring instrument for describing quality of teachers and teaching in English. The present study was an attempt to develop such a model and instrument in a qualitative and a quantitative phase. In the qualitative phase, seven factors were identified as the underlying structure of teacher quality on which basis a 48-item questionnaire was developed. Then, in the quantitative phase, using Exploratory and Confirmatory factor Analyses, the reliability, and the validity of the model and the questionnaire were obtained. Based on the findings, both the model and the questionnaire are acceptable and valid and can be utilized.
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Article Type: Research Paper | Subject: Education
Received: 2014/08/23 | Accepted: 2015/05/13 | Published: 2017/03/21

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