Original article | Innovational Research in ELT 2020, Vol. 1(1) 21-33
pp. 21 - 33 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/irelt.2020.311.3 | Manu. Number: MANU-2012-16-0003
Published online: December 17, 2020 | Number of Views: 142 | Number of Download: 495
The study investigates the beliefs of instructors working in a school of foreign languages of a non-profit university in Turkey towards gender stereotyping, how often they encounter gender-biased behaviours among students and their perception of gender stereotypical practices in the classroom. Data from a questionnaire of 54 teachers were analysed through SPSS. The results reveal that the majority of the participants disagree with stereotyped beliefs. Almost all of them encounter gender-biased behaviours in class and they put gender equitable language into practice.
Keywords: EFL instructors, gender stereotyping, instructor beliefs on gender stereotyping
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