English teaching
The impact of flipped classroom on EFL learners’ development of reading comprehension

Sh. Zarinfard; M. Rahimi; A. Mohseny

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 247-259


  Background and ObjectiveS: The difference between students and their individual needs have been the focus of many pedagogues in recent decades. With the emergence and development of a variety of technologies and the expansion of access infrastructure to emerging technologies, the condition to access ...  Read More

Electronic learning- virtual
Machine translation output assessment and its impact on reading comprehension

V.R. Mirzaeian

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 393-404


  Background and Objectives: Machine translation is now widely used everywhere; However, its role as a language learning tool has not been confirmed, as there are concerns about its quality. However, if we compare the machine translation output with the output produced ten years ago, we see a significant ...  Read More

Educational Technology - Public education
The Effectiveness of Critical Thinking Skill Training on Iranian EFL Learners' Reading Comprehension and Reading Strategy Use

V.S. Vahedi; M. Ebrahimi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 171-180


  The current study aimed to investigate the effect of critical thinking skill training on Iranian EFL learners' reading comprehension and reading strategy use. To this aim, 140 highly homogenous students were chosen and two groups shaped; one group was provided with critical thinking skill training, whereas ...  Read More

English teaching
The Impact of TBLT on Mechanical Engineering Students’ Achievement and Reading Comprehension in an ESP Course

M. Rahimi; H. Azhegh

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2011, , Pages 49-57


  While there is an expanding literature on the challenges and practicalities of implementing Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) in East Asian educational setting, there is a dearth of research with regard to its effectiveness in foreign language settings and West Asian classes.  The purpose of this ...  Read More