Plenary Speakers

Plenary Speakers in 4th NTELT Conference in Dubai


 

 

 

Rod Ellis is currently a Research Professor in the School of Education, Curtin University in Perth Australia. He is also a professor at Anaheim University, a visiting professor at Shanghai International Studies University as part of China’s Chang Jiang Scholars Program and an Emeritus Professor of the University of Auckland.  He has recently been elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand. His published work includes articles and books on second language acquisition, language teaching and teacher education. His latest book is Becoming and Being an Applied Linguist (John Benjamins).  Other recent publications include are Language Teaching Research and Language Pedagogy in 2012, (Wiley-Blackwell), (with Natsuko Shintani) Exploring Language Pedagogy and Second Language Acquisition Research In 2014 (Routledge) and Understanding Second Language Acquisition 2nd Edition in 2015 (Oxford University Press). He has also published several English language textbooks, including Impact Grammar (Pearson: Longman).  He has held university positions in six different countries and has also conducted numerous consultancies and seminars throughout the world.

 

 

 

 

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Sadiq Midraj is an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction in language education in the College of Education at Zayed University.  He has taught literacy, assessment, curriculum, pedagogy, and leadership courses in the teacher-education graduate and undergraduate programs.  His outreach community service has included being a consultant to the UNESCO Office in Beirut on quality assurance standards for education units, reviewer of the UAE Ministry of Education K-12 language standards, consultant to Bidaya Media/Sesame Street on the research of media for young learners, and judge and consultant to Khalifa Award for Education in UAE.  Recently, he has served as an Accreditation Panel Member for the National Authority for Qualifications & Quality Assurance of Education and Training in Bahrain.  He has published on the role of accreditation, outcomes-based education, assessing bilingual literacy, and the language-learner variables. His research interests include teacher education, assessment of language learning and mobile applications for assessment and learning.









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Professor Rod Ellis

Rod Ellis

 

Rod Ellis is currently a Research Professor in the School of Education, Curtin University in Perth Australia. He is also a professor at Anaheim University, a visiting professor at Shanghai International Studies University as part of China’s Chang Jiang Scholars Program and an Emeritus Professor of the University of Auckland.  He has recently been elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand. His published work includes articles and books on second language acquisition, language teaching and teacher education. His latest book is Becoming and Being an Applied Linguist (John Benjamins). Other recent publications include are Language Teaching Research and Language Pedagogy in 2012, (Wiley-Blackwell), (with Natsuko Shintani) Exploring Language Pedagogy and Second Language Acquisition Research In 2014 (Routledge) and Understanding Second Language Acquisition 2nd Edition in 2015 (Oxford University Press). He has also published several English language textbooks, including Impact Grammar (Pearson: Longman).  He has held university positions in six different countries and has also conducted numerous consultancies and seminars throughout the world.


Professor Ayşe S. Akyel

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Ayşe S. Akyel (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) is a professor in the Department of Foreign Language Education at Yeditepe University, where she is also the Dean of the Faculty of Education. Prior to that, she served as the chair of the Department of Foreign Language Education, Faculty of Education, Boğaziçi University (1996-2005). Her research interests include teacher education and professional development, teacher cognition, approaches to teaching language skills, and content-based instruction. She has published in various journals both in Turkey and abroad.

 

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Biodata Prof. DR. B. Tütüniş

Prof. Dr. Birsen Tütünis has received her PhD from University of Sussex. She has been working in our field  as an  English instructor,  a lecturer and  an administrator for years. She has written articles and books on different issues related to our field. Her recent interest lies on individual differences and foreign language learner agency development.

She is currently the coordinator of Teacher Training and Education Committee (TTEd SIG) of IATEFL. She has been the key note speaker and given presentations at different international ELT Conferences. She is in the editorial board of the scientific journal “ELT Research Journal”. She is the Honorary Member of AzETA in Azerbeijan.

 

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