Characteristics of Intensive English Program Directors

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The purpose of this study is to discover if there exists a difference between the perceived roles and functions of intensive English program (IEP) directors and what they actually are. The study is a partial replication of Matthies (1983). A total of 46 subjects participated in a nation-wide survey which asked the respondents to rate the importance of functions and skills in good job performance and in self-assessment of ability. The findings indicated that IEP directors rate the activities associated with administration higher in importance than teaching skills, yet rate themselves better at teaching overall. Additionally, the respondents have more ... continued below

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Atkinson, Tamara D. (Tamara Dawn) August 1994.

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The purpose of this study is to discover if there exists a difference between the perceived roles and functions of intensive English program (IEP) directors and what they actually are. The study is a partial replication of Matthies (1983). A total of 46 subjects participated in a nation-wide survey which asked the respondents to rate the importance of functions and skills in good job performance and in self-assessment of ability. The findings indicated that IEP directors rate the activities associated with administration higher in importance than teaching skills, yet rate themselves better at teaching overall. Additionally, the respondents have more and higher degrees in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics than previously seen by Matthies (1983).

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Atkinson, Tamara D. (Tamara Dawn). Characteristics of Intensive English Program Directors, thesis, August 1994; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279307/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .