Thursday 11 November 2021
09:00 To 09:30
Inauguration
Dr. Khalil Motallebzadeh - Tabatan Institute of Higher Education
Opening / Conference Chair Message
Place
Tabaran Institute of Higher Education (Mashhad) - Virtual Platform
Thursday 11 November 2021
09:30 To 11:00
Lecture
Prof. Seyyed Mohammad Alavi - University of Tehran
Computer-Assisted Language Testing (CALT)
Presenter CV

Professor Seyyed Mohammad Alavi is a prominent Iranian applied linguist widely recognized in studying, teaching and researching English as a foreign language. He is a full professor of English department at the University of Tehran, Iran. During his professional career in applied linguistics, language teaching, language testing and assessment, he has trained many applied linguists and university lecturers. He has published many books & articles in the international high prestigious journals on the subjects of linguistics and language studies.

Place
Tabaran Institute of Higher Education (Mashhad) - Virtual Platform
Thursday 11 November 2021
16:00 To 17:30
Lecture
Dr. S. Susan Marandi - Alzahra University
Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
Presenter CV

Dr. Seyyedeh Susan Marandi is currently an associate professor and Head of the English Department at Alzahra University.  She is known as the “mother of CALL in Iran,” and has supervised a wide range of theses and dissertations on the topic, as well as publishing numerous articles.  She has also presented at various national and international conferences, and was awarded a scholarship to WorldCALL 2008 in Japan for her CALL-related activities in Iran, which include co-authoring an award-winning educational CD, English at Home, and establishing and teaching CALL Teacher Education courses in Iran.  She has also succeeded in recently establishing a master’s degree in CALL in Iran.  Dr. Marandi has published in journals such as ReCALL, Computer Assisted Language Learning, CALL-EJ, Computers and Education, Interactive Learning Environments, Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, Educational Technology Research & Development, Language Learning and Technology, and Computers in Human Behavior.

Place
Tabaran Institute of Higher Education (Mashhad) - Virtual Platform
Friday 12 November 2021
09:30 To 11:00
Lecture
Dr. Minoo Alemi - Islamic Azad University (West Tehran Branch)
Application of Robotics in Language Teaching
Presenter CV

Dr. Minoo Alemi is an Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics at Islamic Azad University, West Tehran Branch, and a research associate at Sharif University of Technology (SUT), Iran. She has also published papers in journals such as the Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, Language and Intercultural Communication, International Journal of Science and Engineering Ethics, TESL-EJ, TESL Canada Journal, International Journal of Social Robotics, LLT, and two book chapters in the volume Lessons from Good Language Teachers (Cambridge University Press, 2020). She is also the co-editor (with Zia Tajeddin)) of Pragmatics Pedagogy in English as an International Language (Routledge, 2020).

Place
Tabaran Institute of Higher Education (Mashhad) - Virtual Platform
Friday 12 November 2021
17:30 To 18:00
Closing
Dr. Hamid Reza Kargozari
Closing / Conference Scientific Co-Chair Farewell Message
Place
Tabaran Institute of Higher Education (Mashhad) - Virtual Platform