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5th 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 5th Annual Student Research Conference which will take place on Friday, June 11, 2016 at AUA. The Student Research Conference at the American University of […]

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  

Graduate Open House – November 22, 2014

   

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

 
 

Welcome to Open House

  Are you interested in learning more about AUA’s graduate programs? Then join the American University of Armenia on November 23 at 11:00AM to learn more about the available programs including Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Certificate in Translation. The Open House will take place at the American University of Armenia located on […]

Questions & Answers event with Certificate in Translation

Workshop for writers and literary translators

Dates: 14-15 January 2013 Registration: From 10:00.  Venue: Manoogian Hall, Paramaz Avedisian Building, American University of Armenia Organized by: College of Humanities and Social Sciences of the American University of Armenia, Next Page Foundation, and National Publishers Association of Armenia in the framework of the Book Platform Project, and supported by the Eastern Partnership Culture Program of the […]

A Literary Evening with Armenian-American Author Micheline Aharonian Marcom

This event was open to the public. The lecture   was in English. Date and time: October 23, 2012, 7:00-9:00 PM   Format: Reading/Presentation   Prof. Marcom’s bio: Micheline Aharonian Marcom was born in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia to an Armenian-Lebanese mother and an American father, and raised in Los Angeles. She has published four novels, including a trilogy […]

New MATEFL/ACE teaching internship

The Master’s in Teaching English as a Foreign Language Program (MA TEFL) and the Acopian Center for the Environment (ACE) are pleased to offer a new Teaching Internship for continuing MA TEFL students. The Internship is offered once a year in the fall semester and takes place in Batumi, Georgia. Internship details 2-3 weeks in […]

2012 Balian Award

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