Research in TESOL: New Directions, New Practices and Current Challenges

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Nicosia (UNIC) organized on Saturday 13th November 2021, an online symposium titled: “Research in TESOL: New Directions, New Practices and Current Challenges“. 

The online symposium featured some of the cutting-edge research conducted by international researchers, supervisors and postgraduate students at UNIC, as well as highlighting diverse areas of research and opportunities for researchers, postgraduate students and educators in various areas of TESOL. The ‘Research in TESOL’ symposium reflects the University of Nicosia’s commitment to research as a way of promoting the field of English as a second language teaching, and informing classroom practice.

Greetings were addressed by:

Professor Maria Economidou-Kogetsides, Department of Languages and Literature, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Professor Ioulia Papagiorgi, Associate Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr Polina Mackay, Head of Department of Languages and Literature, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr Christine Savvidou, Associate Professor, Department of Languages and Literature, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Guest speakers included:

Ms Andria Philippou, PhD TESOL candidate, University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Mr Fikry Boutros, Senior Instructor, American University in Cairo, Egypt/ Lecturer, University of Nicosia/ PhD candidate, University of Nicosia

Ms Stamatia Savvani, MA TESOL, University of Nicosia, PhD candidate, University of Essex, UK

Professor Gila A. Schauer, Professor of English and Applied Linguistics, Linguistics Department, University of Erfurt, Germany

Dr Jarosław Krajka, Associate Professor, Head of Department of Applied Linguistics, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland

Dr Mario Moya, Senior Lecturer, Programme Leader MA Education / MA English Language Teaching, University of East London, United Kingdom

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