2016 IJRSE – Volume 5 Issue 2

International Journal of Research Studies in Education
Volume 5, Issue Number 2
April 2016

Table of Contents

Educational Research

  1. Undergraduate Chinese students’ perspectives on Gaokao examination: Strengths, weaknesses, and implications
    Muthanna, Abdulghani; Sang, Guoyuan
  2. Analyzing contrastive features in English and Persian argumentative writing
    Kamyabi Gol, Atiyeh
  3. Methods of assessing reading used by Iranian EFL teachers
    Ketabi, Somaye
  4. Enhancing students’ sense of belonging through school celebrations: A study in Finnish lower-secondary schools
    Niemi, Pia-Maria; Hotulainen, Risto
  5. An investigation of Chinese junior high school teachers’ and students’ attitudes towards EFL writing
    Yang, Yingjie
  6. Windows into the theories-in-use of ELT community: A generic and corpus analysis of ELT blurbs across four decades
    Chahkandi, Fateme; Zeinali, Mohammad
  7. A critical discourse analysis on newspapers: The case study of nuclear program of Iran
    Sivandi Nasab, Zohre; Dowlatabadi, Hamid Reza

Educational Resources

  1. Using authentic materials in the foreign language classrooms: Teachers’ perspectives in EFL classes
    Akbari, Omid; Razavi, Azam