MA TEFL Capstone Defenses: Spring 2014

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MA TEFL students will be presenting their capstone projects on a number of different topics during the following days: April 22, Monday through April 30, Wednesday, 2014. 

The capstone defenses are public events and as such are open to the larger community outside of AUA. 

Below is a list of the presentations with the dates and locations on AUA campus: 40 Marshal Baghramyan Ave, Paramaz Avedisian Building (PAB). 

Time

Student’s name

Capstone Topic

Capstone Committee Members

  

April 22, Tue: 14:00 – 16:30 (PAB 113W)

 

14.00 – 14.30

Sona Budaghyan

Design Project: Technology Teacher Training in a Remote Region of Armenia

Irshat Madyarov

Liliana Edilyan

14.30 – 15.00

Nelli Asatryan

Thesis project: Expressive Writing in Paper-and-Pen vs. Blog Media

Irshat Madyarov

Liliana Edilyan

15.00 – 15.30

Armine Kocharyan

Design Project: A course based on songs from Walt Disney Cartoons

Irshat Madyarov

Rubina Gasparyan

 

 

 

 

 

     
  

April 23, Wed: 15:00 – 17:00 (PAB 113W)

 

15.00 – 15.30

Mariam Davtyan

Design Project: Connecting Language Learning and Creativity through Art

Rai Farrelly

Rubina Gasparyan

15.30 – 16.00

Ninel Gasparyan

Design Project: Teaching English through Dance

Rai Farrelly

Rubina Gasparyan

16.00 – 16.30

Arus Shahinyan

 

Design Project: Movie-Based EFL Learning

Rai Farrelly

Catherine Buon

16.30 – 17.00

Serine Sahakyan

Design Project: Teaching English through Tourism

Rai Farrelly

Rubina Gasparyan

  

April 25, Fr: 9:30 – 11:00 and 14:30 – 17:00 (PAB 113W)

 

9:30 – 10:00

Tamar Adourian

Thesis project: Teachers Professional Development in Armenia

Dr. Rai Farrelly

Ms. Rubina Gasparian

10:00 – 10:30

Sevan Adourian

Thesis project: The Impact of Self Assessment in Learning English as Foreign Language in Armenia

Dr. Rai Farrelly

Ms. Rubina Gasparian

10:30 – 11:00

Kristine Petrosyan

Design Project: Teaching Folktales Integrating Language and Culture in an EFL Classroom

Rai Farrelly

Catherine Buon

14.30 – 15.00

Rimma Papazyan

Design Project:  Grammar Games for 6th Grade Public School Students in Armenia

Catherine Buon

Liliana Edilyan

15.00 – 15.30

Christine Verdyan

 

Design Project: Grammar Activities for Adult Intermediate Level

Irshat Madyarov

Catherine Buon

15.30 – 16.00

Karine Avetisyan

Thesis project: Podcasts and Blogging for Autonomous EFL Learning

Irshat Madyarov

Liliana Edilyan

16.00 – 16.30

Lilit Manvelyan

Thesis project: Co-Teaching in the EFL Classroom: Teacher and  Learner Perspectives

Rai Farrelly

Catherine Buon

16.30 – 17.00

Hasmik Bisharyan

Thesis project: The oral feedback and learner uptake in EEC and Extension

Rai Farrelly

Catherine Buon

  

April 28, Mon: 15:00 – 17:00 (PAB 133W)

 

15.00 – 15.30

Sime Balyan

Design Project: Creative Writing course for EFL learners

Rai Farrelly

Liliana Edilyan

15.30 – 16.00

Narine Gevorgyan

Thesis project: Practicing Speaking through Voki, Voxopop and VoiceThread

Irshat Madyarov

Rubina Gasparyan

16.00 – 16.30

Manik Minasyan

Design Project: Teaching English through Drama

Irshat Madyarov

Liliana Edilyan

16.30 – 17.00

Astghik Hakobyan

Thesis project: The effect of subtitled TED talks on students’ listening comprehension.

Irshat Madyarov

Liliana Edilyan

  

April 29, Tue: 14:00 – 16:30 (PAB 113W)

 

14.00 – 14.30

Christine Goroyan

Design Project: Integrating Documentary Films and Environmental Education through English

Rai Farrelly

Rubina Gasparyan

14.30 – 15.00

Anahit Arakelyan

Design Project: In-service Teacher Training on new Technologies in EFL

Irshat Madyarov

Catherine Buon

15.00 – 15.30

Nelli Adamyan

Thesis project: Professional Profiles of EFL Teachers in Rural Armenia

Rai Farrelly

Liliana Edilyan

15.30 – 16.00

Sirush Vardazaryan

Thesis project: Problems of implementing collaborative learning in Armenian public schools

Irshat Madyarov

Liliana Edilyan

16.00 – 16.30

Ani Soghomonyan

Thesis project: The Impact of Podcasts on Listening Skills

Irshat Madyarov

Catherine Buon

  

April 30, Wed: 15:00 – 17:00 (PAB 113W)

 

15.00 – 15.30

Hripsime Karapetyan

Thesis project: Textual borrowing practices and Academic Integrity in institutions of higher education in Armenia.

Rai Farrelly

Rubina Gasparyan

15.30 – 16.00

Mariam Khachatryan

Thesis project: Montessori Pedagogy and its Implementation in AUA Pre-school English Program

Irshat Madyarov

Liliana Edilyan

16.00 – 16.30

Katarine Gyulumyan

Thesis project: Armenian Parents’ Attitudes Towards Foreign Language Schools in Armenia

Irshat Madyarov

Liliana Edilyan

16.30 – 17.00

Parandzem Badalyan

Thesis project: How Psychological Factors Contribute to EFL Acquisition Process in Adult Classrooms in an Armenian Setting

Irshat Madyarov

Liliana Edilyan

 
 

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