Research-Based Teaching Techniques

Submissions of this type are research-based discussions of unusual or new teaching methods and/or pedagogy.

Word range: 3500-7500 words

Sections Needed:

  • Abstract
  • Skill/sub-skill being targeted
  • Age/proficiency level appropriate to method
  • Theoretical and/or research background supporting method
  • Clearly articulated goals
  • Objectives
  • Procedures
  • Assessment (where appropriate)
  • Evaluation, limitations, implications for future study (as appropriate)
  • References

Example of Research-Based Teaching Techniques paper Caplan, N. A. (2007). Writing workshops that work. In Caplan, N. A. & Pearson, C. M., Eds. All “A”s in the classroom: Preparing ESL teachers and learners. Selected proceedings of the 2006 Michigan Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference, October 20-21, 2006. Lansing, MI: Michigan State University.