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English Language Teaching, v2 n2 p60-68 Jun 2009

This study examined the impact of the 2+2 Alternative Teacher Performance Appraisal System that has been implemented in Shanxi province in China. A mixed research design was used to evaluate the program. Six high schools and a total of 78 teachers (13 teachers in each school) in Shanxi province were selected. Three of the schools participated in the 2+2 program while another three served as the comparison. The results showed that 2+2 program significantly improved teachers' professional performance, enhanced teachers' collaboration, and increased the feedback between the peers.

Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Alternative Assessment, Mixed Methods Research, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Comparative Analysis, Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Teacher Collaboration, Feedback (Response), Interviews, Teacher Surveys, Professional Development, Teacher Characteristics, Quasiexperimental Design

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Author: Zhao, Shuli

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