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             Education:

                              2012    -   : University of Arizona
                                             PhD in Language, Reading and Culture

                                                         Major: LRC, Immigration and Education

                                 Minor: School of MENAS, Persian Language Teaching

 
    
                     2004-2008: Al-Zahra University
                                             MA in Teaching English Language
                                                                                        GPA: 18.16/20 - 3.63/4

                                   1991-1996: Azad University – Tehran- Iran

                                        BA in Training English Translator

                                        GPA: 16.13/20 -3.22/4

                      Teaching Experiences:                                               

·         2001 - 2010

Teacher in Hamrahan  institute

·         2005-2010

Co-Instructor in Al-Zahra University

·         2006 - 2007

Teacher in Sahbay-e-Safa junior high school

·         2005-2007

Lecturer in Tehran University – Medical School

·         2005-2006

·         Teacher in Center for International Studies and collaboration 

·         Co-Teacher as researcher in Rabbani high school 

·         Lecturer in Oloom Hadith Virtual University

·         2003-2005

·         Teacher in Kavoshgaran High school in three grades

·         Teacher in Sokhan-e- Ashena institute

 

·         1997-2000

·         Tutoring high school learners as private English teacher

·         Tutoring in the University Entrance exam as private English teacher

·         Tutoring in the IELTS exam as private English teacher

                     Translation Experiences:

    ·         2003-2005

Translator and Interpreter in Garma Gostar Company -  Energy Engineering Company

    ·            2001-2003

 Translator in Gohar Godaz Company- International Exhibition Organizer

    ·         1996-2000

Translator and co-accountant in Agricultural Organization – Isfahan Province

                   Research Experiences

    ·         2006-2010

·         Doing comparative research in collaboration with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research about the Iranian National Education Policy

·         Doing comparative research in collaboration with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research on redefining Literacy  to find appropriate methodologies to be applied in the Iranian educational system

·         Conducting Research in Tehran University Medical School for teaching evaluation & assessment

·         Conducting Research on literacy and education in three schools (two high schools and one junior school) for an observation of the way learning English language in connection with their society and life was taking place

               ·         English language Materials development in cooperation with Dr. Sue-San
                     Ghahremani  Ghajar for children in Adab, Payam and Roozbeh primary schools

 

                         Speaking Presentation

                           ·         2012

·         “English Teaching in Iran”, Teacher Workshop by Center for Middle Eastern Studies

·          “Education in Iran”, Panel run by Center for Middle Eastern Studies

  ·          2013

·         “Discovering Iran”, For Osher; Lifelong Learning Institute at University of Arizona.

·          “A Study in Two EFL High School Communities:  Weaving Standards, Struggling, and Presence of Teacher and Learners”. In 26th TLS Colloquy, 2013

                    Other Activities

           ·         2001-2010

        ·         A full time participant in Hamrahan Community for materials development for critical pedagogy programs and language learning

          ·         2005- 2009

·         Collaboration in Program Development in Al-Zahra University

·         A community member for coordinating the Sixth International Learning Society Conference (LSC) on the subject of “learning and teaching”  in Tehran- Iran

 









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