Spring 2016 capstone defenses

The Master’s Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language at the American University of Armenia is proud to announce Spring 2016 capstone defenses of MA TEFL students.    Starting from April 25 through May 17 a total of 29 students will defend their projects. Some of them are research theses, and others are curriculum design projects.   The list of capstone topics […] Read entire article »

TEFL Faculty Explores New Way of Teaching Grammar

TEFL Faculty Explores New Way of Teaching Grammar
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Liliana Edilyan’s motto in teaching is “Connect theory with practice!,” which she displays in her writings.


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Alumni Success Story: Anna Babajanyan, MA TEFL ’16 Accepted to University of Cambridge

Alumni Success Story: Anna Babajanyan, MA TEFL ’16 Accepted to University of Cambridge
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“The important thing to remember is that you have to overcome those fears that you aren’t good enough, and just take the step. In other words, do it now or regret it later!” Babajanyan said.


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MA TEFL’s Professor Dodigovic Acts as Lead Guest Editor for TESOL International Journal

MA TEFL’s Professor Dodigovic Acts as Lead Guest Editor for TESOL International Journal
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Professor Marina Dodigovic of the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s MA TEFL program recently acted as lead guest editor for a special issue of the TESOL International Journal. The issue is dedicated to vocabulary teaching, learning and assessment, a timely topic as vocabulary research is one of the fastest growing areas in applied linguistics and TESOL.


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AUA Hosts Sixth Annual Linguistics Student Research Conference

AUA Hosts Sixth Annual Linguistics Student Research Conference
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AUA’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) program and Center for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) held the Sixth Student Research Conference for Graduate and Undergraduate students in linguistics and applied linguistics,


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AUA Brings Armenian Educators Together in Colloquium on Online Education

AUA Brings Armenian Educators Together in Colloquium on Online Education
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YEREVAN, Armenia – On April 14, the American University of Armenia’s (AUA) Center for Research in Applied Linguistics held a colloquium on Online Education.


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MA TEFL Graduate Students Offer English Course at Mer Doon NGO

MA TEFL Graduate Students Offer English Course at Mer Doon NGO
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Echmiadzin, Armenia – Two graduate students from the AUA Master’s Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA TEFL) just finished conducting their Capstone projects at Mer Doon, a non-for-profit organization.


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MA TEFL Student Arus Khcheyan Named “Best Student” in the Nationwide Competition by RA Ministry of Education and Science

MA TEFL Student Arus Khcheyan Named “Best Student” in the Nationwide Competition by RA Ministry of Education and Science
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YEREVAN, Armenia- On March 3, Arus Khcheyan, a graduate student at the American University of Armenia (AUA) Teaching English as a Foreign Language program, was named “Best Student” in the Nationwide Competition by the RA Ministry of Education and Science.


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Berj and Sonia Kalaidjian Empowering the Future Leaders of Armenia

Berj and Sonia Kalaidjian Empowering the Future Leaders of Armenia
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Last year, philanthropists Berj and Sonia Kalaidjian made the future of Armenia a priority. Through the establishment of a named endowed scholarship at the American University of Armenia (AUA), they are ensuring deserving students the opportunity to study at AUA, regardless of their financial standing.


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AUA’s Preschool Program Delivers Christmas Presents to Children in Oncology Hospitals

AUA’s Preschool Program Delivers Christmas Presents to Children in Oncology Hospitals
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YEREVAN, Armenia – On December 24, 2016, the AUA Paramaz Avedisian Building’s first floor corridors were filled with the sound of little footsteps rushing to attend a Sprout Christmas and New Year Party.


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Paper Published by TEFL Faculty Suggests Link Between Vocabulary Command and Plagiarism

Paper Published by TEFL Faculty Suggests Link Between Vocabulary Command and Plagiarism
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YEREVAN, Armenia – Professor Marina Dodigovic, together with a former student and colleague, recently published a chapter in the book Current Issues in Language Evaluation, Assessment and Testing: Research and Practice, edited by C. Gitsaki and C. Coombe.


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