An Investigation of Clinical Supervision Practices In Oman

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Abstract

Abstract
This research aims at investigating clinical supervision practices of clinical supervision in
Omani schools as perceived by EFL supervisors, senior teachers and teachers. The study is a
descriptive study and the population of this study is 7125 English teachers, 482 senior
teachers and 158 supervisors. The sample of the study consisted of 401 English teachers, 90
senior teachers and 46 supervisors from all governorates in Oman. Two questionnaires
were used: a questionnaire for teachers and a questionnaire for senior teachers and
supervisors. The study revealed the following findings: 1) there is a moderate use of clinical
supervision practices as perceived by teachers, senior teachers and supervisors; 2) there are
significant differences between the observers and teachers in their perceptions of the extent
clinical supervision is practiced in Omani schools in the pre-lesson discussion stage and in
the analysis stage for the benefit of the observers.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberISSN: 2376-760X
JournalJournal of Applied Linguistics and Language Research
Volume4
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • clinical supervision practices, Oman, EFL supervisor

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