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Interactive Lecture: What Is Wrong with Education?

Interactive Lecture: What Is Wrong with Education?

What Is Wrong with Education? This is the question with which YSU professor Serob Khachatryan is going to challenge our ideas, assumptions, and attitudes about the current state of education in Armenia during his interactive talk at the American University of Armenia. He will talk about his research in the field of education and touch […] Read entire article »

4th Student Research Conference

4th Student Research Conference

The Master’s Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and the Center for Research in Applied Linguistics at the American University of Armenia (AUA) are pleased to announce the 4th Annual Student Research Conference, which will take place on Friday, June 12, 2015 at AUA. For more information, please visit  http://tefl.aua.am/src2015/#sthash.JIPjOp91.dpuf   Read entire article »

ACCOLADES: Ruzan Amiraghyan, Certificate in Translation Program Student Translates Christopher Merrill’s Poetry

ACCOLADES: Ruzan Amiraghyan, Certificate in Translation Program Student Translates Christopher Merrill’s Poetry
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YEREVAN, Armenia – American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Certificate in Translation program is excited to announce that one of its current students, Ruzan Amiraghyan, has translated and published three poems by Christopher Merrill, who was touring through Armenia in 2014 with four other US poets and writers.


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AUA Hosts Jim Scrivener for Training on ‘Uncertainty’ in Teaching and Education

AUA Hosts Jim Scrivener for Training on ‘Uncertainty’ in Teaching and Education
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YEREVAN, Armenia – On February 13, 2015, the American University of Armenia (AUA) hosted Jim Scrivener, renowned English Language Training (ELT) consultant, teacher trainer, and course leader, for a training session on ‘Uncertainty.’


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MA TEFL Graduates Present at 7th World Conference on Educational Sciences

MA TEFL Graduates Present at 7th World Conference on Educational Sciences
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YEREVAN, Armenia – From February 5-7, 2015, Mariam Khachatryan and Sona Budaghyan, two recent graduates of the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Masters in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA TEFL) program, presented their capstone projects at the 7th World Conference on Educational Sciences in Athens, Greece.


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English Teacher Training Introduces New Teaching Methods to Local Schools

English Teacher Training Introduces New Teaching Methods to Local Schools
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YEREVAN, Armenia – On June 24 and 26, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA) Center for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) conducted a two-day in-service English teacher training at the Siamanto School #162.


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AUA Lecturer Presents at Twelfth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities in Madrid, Spain

AUA Lecturer Presents at Twelfth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities in Madrid, Spain
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MADRID, Spain – The American University of Armenia (AUA)’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to share that on June 11-13, 2014, Rafik Santrosyan, lecturer of consecutive and simultaneous interpretation in AUA’s Certificate in Translation program, presented a paper at the Twelfth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities in Madrid, Spain.


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Professional Development Workshop Explores Writing Assessment Tools

Professional Development Workshop Explores Writing Assessment Tools
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YEREVAN, Armenia – On June 30, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Center for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) conducted a professional development workshop for in-service English as a Foreign Language teachers in Armenia.


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MA TEFL Program Receives Grant for Student-Faculty Collaborative Research

MA TEFL Program Receives Grant for Student-Faculty Collaborative Research
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YEREVAN, Armenia – Seven graduating students from the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Master’s program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA TEFL) have received a grant from Open Society Foundations Armenia towards a research study that investigates the dishonest purchase of academic papers in public universities of Armenia.


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Third Annual Student Research Conference Goes International

Third Annual Student Research Conference Goes International
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YEREVAN, Armenia – On June 6, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) program and the Center for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) held the Third Student Research Conference for graduate and undergraduate students in linguistics and applied linguistics, with over 60 participants in attendance.


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Should Mother Tongue Be Used in the Foreign Language Classroom?

Should Mother Tongue Be Used in the Foreign Language Classroom?
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YEREVAN, Armenia – On April 4, 2014, the American University of Armenia’s (AUA) Center for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) and Master’s Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA TEFL) held a colloquium on the use of mother tongues in foreign language classrooms.


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AUA Student Shares Why She Left Cameroon to Study at AUA

AUA Student Shares Why She Left Cameroon to Study at AUA
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YEREVAN, Armenia – A few months ago, Laura Vuchase left her native country of Cameroon to come and study in the Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) program at the American University of America (AUA).


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