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Esl Teacher Motivation In Sri Lankan Public Schools, Sujeewa Hettiarachchi Jan 2010

Esl Teacher Motivation In Sri Lankan Public Schools, Sujeewa Hettiarachchi

Master's Theses and Doctoral Dissertations

Drawing on in-depth qualitative data from fifty-four surveys and five interviews, this study investigated the elements of motivation and demotivation reflected in Sri Lankan ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers. The participants were a convenience sample of English teachers currently employed in Sri Lankan public schools. The results of the study revealed that students themselves, the act of teaching students, and the prestigious social position for English teachers in Sri Lanka are main motivators for teachers. The main demotivators for the participants included limited facilities for teaching and learning in schools, inefficiency of school administration and zonal education offices ...


Course Design And Teacher Development In Vietnam: A Diary Project, Bradley Baurain Dec 2009

Course Design And Teacher Development In Vietnam: A Diary Project, Bradley Baurain

Bradley Baurain

No abstract provided.


A Faith-Based Case For The Dream Act, Bradley Baurain Dec 2009

A Faith-Based Case For The Dream Act, Bradley Baurain

Bradley Baurain

No abstract provided.


Multilevel And Diverse Classrooms, Bradley Baurain, Ha Phan Dec 2009

Multilevel And Diverse Classrooms, Bradley Baurain, Ha Phan

Bradley Baurain

No abstract provided.