Validation of the Model of Professional Skills in Iranian English Teachers

Document Type : Original Article


1 PhD Candidate , Department of English Language , Qeshm Branch , Islamic Azad University , Qeshm , Iran

2 Assistant Professor , Department of English Language , Qeshm Branch , Islamic Azad University , Qeshm, Iran

3 Assistant Professor , Department of English Language , Bandar - Lengeh Branch , Islamic Azad University,Bandar - Lengeh ,Iran



Objective: The aim of this study was to validate the designed model by the authors to measure professional skills in Iranian English teachers.
Methods: Adopting a descriptive-correlational research method, a researcher-made questionnaire based on the developed model was used to collecting data. The sample consisted of 300 teachers (184 females and 116 males) who were selected using the available sampling method and completed the questionnaire online. The validity of the questionnaire was assessed using content validity and confirmatory factor analysis. The reliability was assessed using Cronbach's alpha coefficient.
Results: The findings confirmed that the developed model and the resulting questionnaire have acceptable reliability and validity
Conclusion: the model of professional skills can be used to assess the professional skills of teachers


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