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10.14221/ajte.2014v39n10.2

Abstract

The study of creativity has been of great interest to educationalists in general and language teaching practitioners in particular. With all these however, very little if any has been reported on the issue in Iranian EFL context. Having this in mind and drawing on the latest profile of creativity, effort was made to see how creative Iranian EFL teachers are. In so doing, a total of 36 English language teachers filled a checklist designed based on EFL Teachers’ Creativity Profile (EFLTCP). The results indicated that the participants’ perception did not match the way they performed their activities in the classroom. The main discrepancies were seen in teachers’ Expertise and Management perceptions with their real practice in the classroom. The findings of this study can be used by language teacher educators, curriculum designers, and language teachers.


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10.14221/ajte.2014v39n10.2