Journal article

Pedagogical knowledge in English language teaching: A lifelong-learning, complex-system perspective

Babak Dadvand, Foad Behzadpoor

London Review of Education | UCL IOE PRESS, UCL INST EDUCATION | Published : 2020


Pedagogical knowledge has been the subject of theoretical and empirical studies. However, no research has so far integrated the existing scholarship with data to develop and validate a framework for pedagogical knowledge in English language teaching informed by lifelong-learning, complex-system perspectives. In the absence of such research, we used a mixed method research design through a systematic review of the literature, semi-structured interviews with experienced teachers (N=10) and teacher educators (N=10), as well as a survey of 336 practising teachers in Iran to: (1) develop a framework for pedagogical knowledge; and (2) validate this framework by designing a self-assessment questi..

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