The Two Mechanisms behind the Influence of Social Capital on Academic Development of English Teachers in Universities of China
- Liu Hong
Based on the theory of social capital, the present study is to explore the academic development of English teachers in universities of China, and aims to identify the mechanisms behind this issue by utilizing a semi-structured interview research method. Through interviewing six subjects, this study finds that mechanisms behind the influence of social capital on academic development of English teachers in universities are group dynamics and resource vesting. Based on the findings, this study explores what countermeasures in universities should be taken to promote the academic development of English teachers.
- Jenny ZhangEditorial Assistant