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This study aims to investigate the attitudes of teachers at English for Specific
Purposes (ESP) Department - University of Foreign Languages, Hue University (HUFL)
towards teacher collaboration (TC) as a means to benefit their professional development.
The data were collected through questionnaire and interview. Forty questionnaires were
delivered to forty teachers of ESP department. Thirty-eight questionnaires were completed
and returned to the author. Five teachers were invited to participate in in-depth interviews.
The data collected from the questionnaires were processed quantitatively and presented in
Tables and Figures, while information from the interviews was analyzed qualitatively. The
findings from both quantitative and qualitative data have shown that most teachers at ESP
department have positive attitudes towards teacher collaboration. Nearly all participants
stated that TC was very necessary to teacher professional development and that teachers
could benefit a lot from TC.


EFL teaching; professional development; teacher collaboration

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