Tijen Aksit

Tijen Aksit
Bilkent University · Graduate School of Education

Doctor of Education

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Today internalization of education has resulted in an almost exclusive dominance of the use of English as a medium of instruction (EMI) in many tertiary educational institutions across the globe. EMI is defined as using English in the teaching of academic subjects in contexts where the mother tongue is not English. A growing body of research exits...
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It has been well established that for all students, but particularly second language (L2) English speaking students, academic English speaking skills are key to developing specialist terminology and disciplinary content in an English as a medium of instruction (EMI) context. However, what is less clear in many contexts is the institutional language...
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Although participation in academic speaking events is a key to developing disciplinary understanding, students for whom English is a second language may have limited access to these learning events due to an increasingly dialogic and active higher education pedagogy which places considerable demands on their oracy skills. Drawing on the Oracy Skill...
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This is from the selection of British Council publications including research reports focusing on English language teaching, teacher education and language education policy. The collection includes the English Language Teaching Research Papers series which shares research undertaken in partnership with UK universities and research institutions.
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The purpose of this study is to understand teacher beliefs about teaching English for academic purposes (EAP) to students with low level proficiency, i.e. A1/A2 on the Common European Framework of References (CEFR) in Turkey. The study identifies beliefs that might act as barriers to or support successful delivery of EAP materials for learners of l...
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As a result of current global and international forces, teaching English for academic purposes (EAP) is going through the most dynamic period in its rather short history. The internationalization of higher education, English further solidifying its role as the lingua franca every single day, and the increasing number of higher education institution...
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This chapter describes the stages in a longitudinal study with the purpose of developing a knowledge base to inform research and practice in the area of EAP by analyzing and synthesizing EAP focused MA theses and PhD dissertations. Content analysis, narrative and interpretive synthesis were employed. The chapter also reports the initial findings of...
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The purpose of this study is to compare and contrast two English language teaching textbooks: one written for English for general purposes (EGP) and one written for English for academic purposes (EAP) to identify the “skills addressed” in each one using a content analysis approach. Results reveal that although both books were written for the same C...
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Learning English as a foreign language in any formal education context requires opportunities for learners and teachers to give and receive feedback on the teaching learning process as it is happening. These opportunities could be created via various in-class activities specifically designed for this purpose. Teachers who create and use these diagn...
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School effectiveness research (SER) has gained considerable interest in the last three decades, and many research studies have been conducted to identify the school factors that account for variations in academic achievement. This book draws a conceptual framework, exploring school effectiveness characteristics. The framework builds on six key area...
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This article reports research examining a group of English language teachers’ perceptions of the teacher appraisal scheme with a developmental purpose. Specifically, the researchers tried to find out if there is a discrepancy between what the institution intended to achieve and how teachers perceived the scheme before and after their participation...
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This study aimed at exploring the school effectiveness characteristics of two high schools, one with high (School A) and one with low (School B) levels of placement ratio in ÖSS for their graduates, to observe their characteristics as perceived by their stakeholders (students, teachers, parents, school administrative staff and managers). In this st...

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