International Journal of
English and Literature

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. English Lit.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2626
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJEL
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 261

Full Length Research Paper

Exploring EFL teachers’ pedagogical content knowledge, beliefs and practices on writing skills: The case of Wollo University

Birhan Adimasie Yelay
  • Birhan Adimasie Yelay
  • TEFL/TESOL/ELT at Wollo University, Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar

  •  Received: 26 August 2020
  •  Accepted: 20 October 2020
  •  Published: 30 November 2020


Awol E (1999). Conception of Language Teaching and Learning and Classroom Decision Making: a case study of high school English teachers in Ethiopia. AAU. Unpublished doctoral dissertation.


Barkhuizen GP (1998). Discovering Learners' Perception of ESL Classroom. Teaching Learning Activities in South African Context: TESOL Quarterly 32:1.


Carlsen WS (1999). Domains of teacher knowledge. In: J. Gess-Newsome and N.G. Lederman (Eds.), Examining pedagogical content knowledge: The construct and its implications for science education. Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 133-144.


Corbin J, Strauss A (2008). Basics of qualitative research: Techniques and procedures for developing grounded theory. Los Angeles, CA: Sage publications.


Cottrell S (1999). Methodology for Researching Meta - Cognitive knowledge/Learner Belief.


Creswell JW (2013). Qualitative inquiry and research design: Choosing among five approaches (3rd edition). Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications.


Denzin NK, Lincoln Y (2000). Introduction: The discipline and practice of qualitative research. English as a second or foreign language, 2nd Edition. New York: Newbury House/Harper and Row.


Farrell TSC (2007). Reflective language teaching - from research to practice. New York: Continuum.


Geremew L (1999). A Study of Requirements in writing for Academic Purpose at AAU.


Grant L (1997). Testing the language proficiency of bilingual teachers: Arizona's Spanish proficiency test. Language Testing 14(1)23-46.


Hairston M (1982). The winds of change: Thomas Kuhn and the revolution in the teaching of writing. College Composition and Communication 33(1):76-88.


Hinkel E (2004). Teaching academic ESL writing: practical techniques in vocabulary and grammar. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.


Horwitz C (1990). Total quality management: an approach for education. Educational Management and Administration 18(2):55-58.


Johnson (1992). The Relationship between Teachers' Belief and Practice during Literacy Instruction for Non-native Speakers of English Journal of Reading Behavior 24(1):83-108.


Krashen S (1985). The Input Hypothesis: London: Longman.


Kumar R (2005). A Step by Step Guide for Beginners. New Delhi: Sage Publications, Limited.


Magnusson S, Krajcik J, Borko H (1999). Nature, sources, and development of pedagogical content knowledge for science teaching. In: J. Gess-Newsome and NG Lederman (Eds.), Examining pedagogical content knowledge: The construct and its implications for science education. Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers pp. 95-132.


Olafson L, Grandy C, Owens M (2015). Qualitative approaches to studying teachers' beliefs. In: H. Fives and M.G. Gill (Eds.), International handbook of research on teachers' beliefs. New York, NY: Routledge pp. 128-149.


Onwuegbuzie AJ, Bustamante RM, Nelson JA (2010). Mixed research as a tool for developing quantitative instruments. Journal of mixed methods research 4(1):56-78.


Oxford R (1990).Language Learning Strategies: What every teacher should know. NY: Newbury House.


Patton MQ (1990). Qualitative Evaluation and Research Methods. London: Sage.


Richards JC, Nunan D (1990). Second Language Teacher Education Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Silva T (1993). Toward an understanding of the distinct nature of L2 writing: the ESL research and its implications. Tesol Q. 27(4):657e675.


Shulman LS (1986). Those who understand: Knowledge growth in teaching. Educational Researcher 15(2):4-14.


Shulman LS (1987). Knowledge and teaching: Foundations of the new reform. Harvard Educational Review 57(1):1-22.


Valerie H, Magdalena K (2008). The Challenges of researching language teachers: what research manuals don't tell you us? Language teacher research 12(4):495-475.


Van Driel JH, Veal WR, Janssen FJ (2001). Pedagogical content knowledge: an integrative component within the knowledge base for teaching. Teaching and Teacher Education 8(17):979-986.


Warden C (2000). EFL business writing behaviors in differing feedback environments. Language Learning 50(4):573-616.


Zelalem B, Emily J (2017). EFL Instructors' Beliefs and Practices of Formative Assessment in Teaching Writing. Journal of Language Teaching and Research 9(1):42. 


Zoltan M (2007). Research Methods in Applied Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.