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Authors: Riazi, A. Mehdi
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1061141
Description: This paper reports an exploratory study in which the written texts produced by postgraduate students in test and real-life academic situation are compared in terms of the linguistic and discoursal fea ... More
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Authors: Riazi, A. Mehdi
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1061156
Description: Mixed-methods research (MMR), as an inter-discourse (quantitative and qualitative) methodology, can provide applied linguistics researchers the opportunity to draw on and integrate the strengths of th ... More
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Authors: Riazi, A. Mehdi
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1198729
Description: The Routledge Encyclopedia of Research Methods in Applied Linguistics provides accessible and concise explanations of key concepts and terms related to research methods in applied linguistics. Encompa ... More
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1061128
Description: Use of a single, standardised instrument to make high-stakes decisions about test takers is pervasive in higher education around the world, including English as a foreign language (EFL) contexts. Cont ... More
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Authors: Riazi, A. Mehdi
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/334630
Description: A book review of Statistical methods in language and linguistic research, by P.C. Gomez, Sheffield/Equinox, 9781845534318
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/308682
Description: This state-of-the-art paper foregrounds mixed-methods research (MMR) in language teaching and learning by discussing and critically reviewing issues related to this newly developed research paradigm. ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/280174
Description: This project examines the responses of IELTS candidates to Task 2 of the Academic Writing Test, exploring the relations between candidates' first language, their band score, and the language features ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/281778
Description: This paper reports on a study which investigated how four variables of L1 speaking ability, L2 proficiency, speaking strategies and extroversion/ introversion personality style might predict L2 speaki ... More
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/194839
Description: This paper reports a study which aimed at exploring if there is any difference between the evaluation of EFL expert readers and computer-based evaluation of English text difficulty. 43 participants in ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/193823
Description: One measure of the impact of a high-stakes test is the attitudes that test takers hold towards it. It has been suggested that positive attitudes produce beneficial effects while real or anticipated ne ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/166485
Description: This paper reports a study which investigated the effect of centralized English tests on one of the immediate stakeholders, namely, teachers. Data for the study were collected from 20 high school Engl ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/127579
Description: This paper introduces Philosophy-based Language Teaching (PBLT) as a new approach to developing productive language and thinking skills in students. The approach involves posing philosophical question ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/167241
Description: It is by now well established that teacher characteristics play a major role in the way high stakes tests impact education (Alderson and Hamp-Lyons 1996). What remains an open question, however, is sp ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/167249
Description: This paper reports a study conducted within the sociocultural framework and aimed at investigating the effect of scaffolding on EFL students’ writing ability. The study intended to find out whether te ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/148265
Description: This paper reports a study that investigated the types of learning objectives represented in Iranian senior high school and pre-university English textbooks using Bloom’s taxonomy of learning objectiv ... More
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