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SELT Conference Program

Languages and Linguistics Center

Sharif University of Technology

December 17, 2015

8:00-8:30                    Registration

8:30-8:40                    Quran and National Anthem

8:40-8:50                    Conference Chair Speech (Prof. Mohammad Hassan Saidi)

8:50-9:00                    Conference Scientific Chair Speech (Dr. Ali Jahangard)

9:00-9:30                    Keynote Speech (Prof. Mohammad Hassan Tahririan)

9:30-10:00                  Keynote Speech (Prof. Mohammad Ziahosseini)

10:00-10:30                Break

 

Session 1: Methods in ELT/EAP/ESP

Time

Location: Jaber Auditorium                            Session Chairs: Prof. Tahririan, Prof. Atai, Dr. Alibabaee

Article Title 

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

10:30-10:50

Pronunciation Issues and EIL Pedagogy: A Survey of Inner, Outer And Expanding Circle Teachers’ Beliefs

Mohammad Khatib, Esmaeel Ali Salimi, Abbas Monfared

Allameh Tabatabai University

10:50-11:10

Role of Individual and Collaborative Tasks in Developing Incidental Vocabulary Learning and Retention

Shiva Kaivanpanah & Mola Miri

University of Tehran & Allameh Tabatabai University

11:10-11:30

Challenging the Orthodoxies of ESP Teaching in Medical Schools: Can an Alternative Approach Be Effective?

Hossein Navidinia & Nargess Hekmati

University of Birjand

11:30-11:50

The effect of Using Skype on Iranian EFL Learners' speaking Skill

Mohammad Hadi Mahmoodi, Shadi Donyaie, Sorour Zekrati

Bu-Ali Sina University

11:50-12:10

Does Field of Specializations make a difference? A Comparison of ELT Instructors’ and Content Teachers’ Pedagogic Knowledge Base in Discipline-based EAP Courses

Ahmad Alibabaee & Fatemeh Soleimani

Sheikhbahaee University

12:10-12:30

Disciplined companions: collocates of academic words across disciplines

Mohsen Shirazizadeh

Alzahra University

 

 

 

Session 2: Technology in Language Education

Time

Location: Seminar Room 1            Session Chairs: Dr. Marandi, Dr. Salimi, Dr. Vazirnezhad, Dr. Baleghizadeh

Article Title 

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

10:30-10:50

Computer anxiety in Iranian EFL high school teachers and students: Is technophobia transferable from teachers to students?

Fateme Sajedi & Zohreh Nafissi

Alzahra University

10:50-11:10

Teaching Reading Comprehension through Edraw-Max Concept-Mapping Software in a CALL Environment

Roghayeh Ahangar, Khadije Jafari, Ali Derakhshan

Islamic Azad University & Golestan University of Gorgan

11:10-11:30

Post-graduate Students’ Perception of Using Moodle in a Teacher Education Course: A Focus on Pros, Cons and the Role of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK)

Maliheh Rezaei, Ulker Vanci Osam, Elham Manzari

Eastern Mediterranean University & Shiraz University

11:30-11:50

Social Networking: An Opportunity for Progressive Pedagogy

Akram Ramezanzadeh & Gholamreza Zareian

Hakim Sabzevari University

11:50-12:10

A SWOT analysis of e- TEFL in Iran: University of Guilan

Jaleh Hassaskhah

University of Guilan

12:10-12:30

Development of a Computer-Adaptive Test to Measure Written Receptive Vocabulary Knowledge of English Language Learners

Mohammad Salehi & Golnoush Haddadian

Sharif University of Technology

 

Session 3: Discourse & Pragmatics

Time

Location: Seminar Room 2       Session Chairs: Prof. Ziahosseini, Dr. Khosravizadeh, Dr. Zand Moghadam

Article Title 

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

10:30-10:50

Intercultural Pragmatic Variations Between American Native Speakers and Iranian L2 Learners: A Focus on Refusals

Aliakbar Jafarpour Boroujeni

Shahrekord University

10:50-11:10

Critical Discourse Analysis of the Interpellation of Science Minister by the Representatives of the 9th Tenure of Islamic Parliament of Iran: Van Dijk’s Approach

Parya Razmdideh and Vahideh Mallaki

Vali-e Asr University of Rafsanjan & University of Sistan and Baluchestan

11:10-11:30

A study of apology speech act in sitcoms: implications for language teaching and learning

Reza Abdi & Aso Biri

University of Mohaghegh Ardabili

11:30-11:50

A Discourse Analysis of Wedding Invitation Card Selection: Different Attitudes, Different Discourse Selections

Shahla Simin, Zahra Sarraf Bank & Mahsa Noori

Islamic Azad University of Najafabad

11:50-12:10

Does L1-based instruction work for learning pragmatics in the EFL context?

Rasoul Mohammad Hosseinpur & Reza Baghery Nevisi

University of Qom

12:10-12:30

Salutation strategies in EFL students’ requesting e-mails to faculty: a comparison between Iranian and American students

Azizullah Mirzaei & Reyhaneh Mohammadi

Shahrekord University

 

 

Session 4: Testing & Assessment

Time

Location: Seminar Room 3                Session Chairs: Dr. Salehi, Dr. Karami, Dr. Shabani; Dr. Siyyari

Article Title 

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

10:30-10:50

How severe could peer-assessors be in rating EFL essays?: A multifaceted Rasch measurement approach

Rajab Esfandiari

Imam Khomeini International University

10:50-11:10

The Effect of Formative and Summative Self-assessment of Writing on the Writing Performance and Self-rating Accuracy of Iranian EFL Learners

Masood Siyyari & Setare Ghorban Daei

Islamic Azad University

11:10-11:30

Fairness in Achievement Tests: An Examination of Iranian EFL Instructors and MA Students’ Perceptions

Masoomeh Estaji & Soodabeh Homayooni

Allameh Tabatabai University & Khatam University

11:30-11:50

The effect of test format on Iranian learners’ vocabulary performance across gender

Ghazal Akhavan & Karim Sadeghi

Urmia University

11:50-12:10

An Investigation into Iranian EFL Learners' Test Anxiety, Motivation, and Tolerance of Ambiguity

Mohammad Ahmadi Safa, Azam Ghonchehpourr, Sheilan Sohrabi

Bu-Ali Sina University

12:10-12:30

Hitting or Missing the Target; Promoting Language Assessment Literacy (LAL) in the Iranian EFL Context

Seyedeh Susan Marandi & Mitra Janatifar

Alzahra University

 

                                                Session 5: Language, Culture & Identity  

Time

Location: Audio-Visual Room                    Session Chairs: Dr. Nushi, Dr. Karrabi, Dr. Rahimi, Dr. Farnia

Article Title 

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

10:30-10:50

Language ideologies in ELT: The association between language learners’ mother tongue and learning and using English in Iran

Shabnam Mokhtarnia & Reza Ghafar Samar

Tarbiat Modares University

10:50-11:10

Doctoral Students’ Authorial Identity from Côté and Levine’s (2002) Personality and Social Structure Perspective

Samira Kakh

Auckland University of Technology

11:10-11:30

The effect of physician’s gender on the opening phase in Iranian Medical interactions

Fariba Ramezani Sarband, Giti Taki, Forough Shahraki

Vali-e Asr University of Rafsanjan, University of Sistan and Baluchestan

11:30-11:50

The Human-environment Dialog in Top Notch Program An Ecolinguistic Approach

Maryam Ghiasian & Akbar Shirini

Payam Noor University

 

11:50-12:10

Effects of Rhetorical Analysis and Self-Regulation Strategies on Iranian EFL Learners’ Critical Thinking and Critical Reading of Argumentative Texts

Ali Roohani & Zahra Kazemian

Shahrekord University

12:10-12:30

Identity and Communication in a Lingua Franca

Mahdi Rahimian & Maryam Farnia

University of Manitoba & Payam Noor University

12:30-14:00 (Prayer & Lunch)

 

                                    Session 1: Methodology in Language Teaching  

Time

Location: Jaber Auditorium            Session Chairs:  Prof. Saidi, Dr. Khatib, Dr. Mahmoodi, Dr. Nafissi

Article Title 

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

14:00-14:20

The Pros and Cons of CLT in Formal Education System of Iran

Reza Kheirabadi & Masoumeh Kheirabadi

Organization of Educational Research and Planning & Tarbiat Modares University

14:20-14:40

The Effect of Simplified and Elaborated Input on Reading Comprehension and Reading Strategy of Expository Text

Mahmood Dehqan

University of Mazandaran

14:40-15:00

Teaching clauses in ESL/EFL writing: A terminological approach

Mehrdad Yousefpoori-Naeim & Lawrence Jun. Zhang

Shahid Beheshti University & University of Auckland

 

                                    Session 2: Research on Vocabulary

Time

Location: Seminar Room 1      Session Chairs: Dr. Kaivanpanah, Dr. Soodmand Afshar, Dr. Derakhshan

Article Title 

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

14:00-14:20

A Comparative Analysis of the Effect of Translation, Definition, Etymology, and Pictorial Presentations on Retention of Idioms

Ali Jahangard & Mojgan Sedaghatkar

Sharif University of Technology

14:20-14:40

Task-induced incidental word learning across two input modes

Mohammad Hassanzadeh

Vali-e Asr University of Rafsanjan

14:40-15:00

Exploring Vocabulary Teaching and Learning Beliefs of Iranian Novice and Experienced EFL Teachers

Hassan Soodmand Afshar, Somayeh Tofighi, Maryam Asoudeh

Bu-Ali Sina University

 

                                    Session 3: Discourse & Pragmatics

Time

Location: Seminar Room 2                              Sessions Chairs: Dr. Mirzaei, Dr. Ahmadi Safa, Dr. Farnia

Article Title 

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

14:00-14:20

Native raters’ Assessment of EFL Learners’ Request Productions

Minoo Alemi & Neda Khanlarzadeh

Sharif University of Technology

14:20-14:40

Discourse Markers and Cohesive Ties: The Missing Links of Academic Writing

Mohammad Reza Eslami & Mohsen Karrabi

Amirkabir University of Technology

14:40-15:00

A Pragmatic Comparison among Language Learning Materials

Sayedeh Zoleikha Sajadi, Behzad Rahbar, Mojde Suzani

University of Zanjan & Islamic Azad University

 

 

 

 

Session 4: Plagiarism, Language Policy & Teacher Education

Time

Location: Seminar Room 3                              Sessions Chairs: Dr. Navidinia, Dr. Shirazizadeh, Dr. Fathi

Article Title 

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

14:00-14:20

Exploring the Attitude and Reasons for Academic (Dis)Honesty among Undergraduate Students

Atefeh Rezanejad & Saeed Rezaei

Allameh Tabatabai University & Sharif University of Technology

14:20-14:40

Language Policy and Planning : Incongruity between envisaged agenda of objectives for EFL teaching policy and implementation at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels in Iranian Universities

Majid Mehrabi & Mostafa Zamanian

Islamic Azad University

14:40-15:00

What leads foreign language teachers to burnout?

Maryam Mehrad Sadr & Ahmad Reza Eghtesadi Roudi

Hakim Sabzevari university

 

Session 5: Textbook/Curriculum Evaluation

Time

Location: Audio-Visual Room                                     Sessions Chairs: Dr. Nushi, Dr. Estaji, Dr. Salehi

Article Title 

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

14:00-14:20

A Criteria-driven Evaluation of an ELT Textbook "Summit 2B"

Mohammad Mohammadi & Negin Samoudi

Urmia University

14:20-14:40

An Exploration on the Learnability of the Materials Developed for Iranian EFL Junior Secondary Program: Prospect I

Gholamreza Abbasian & Hani Hosseinifar

Imam Ali University & Islamic Azad University

14:40-15:00

Negotiated Syllabus and Autonomous Motivation: A Self-determination Theory Perspective

Hossein Rahmanpanah

Islamic Azad University

 

 

 

BREAK

15:00-15:30

 

 

 

 

                                   

Session 1: Research on Vocabulary

Time

Location: Jaber Auditorium                              Session Chairs: Prof. Saidi, Dr. Alemi & Dr. Abbasian

Article Title 

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

15:30-15:50

Increasing Frequency of Exposure: A Determining Factor in Incidental Vocabulary Learning and Retention of Iranian High School Students

Abbas Ali Rezaee & Marzieh Ranjbar

University of Tehran

15:50-16:10

Vocabulary Learning Strategies of University EFL Learners in Iran: Frequency of Use and Perceived Usefulness

Ali Attar, Zohre Shooshtari, Alireza Jalilifar

Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz

16:10-16:30

Theoretical Perspective On Vocabulary Learning and Mind Map On Iranian EFL Learners

Elham Karamifard & Sima Sayadian & Mohammad Minaeifar

Islamic Azad University

14:30-14:50

Iranian Pre-university Student's Retention of Collocations: Implicit Exposure or Explicit Instruction

Nouzar Gheisar & Noredin Yousofi

Razi University

 

Session 2: Methodology & Psychology

Time

Location: Seminar Room 1                 Session Chairs: Dr. Rashidi, Dr. Hassanzadeh, Dr. Derakhshan

Article Title 

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

15:30-15:50

A Comprehensive Critique of Postmethod Era and Postmethod Pedagogy

Nasser Rashidi & Majid Maghami

Shiraz University

15:50-16:10

An Empirical Inquiry into Curry’s Onion Model: Do Inner Layers of Personality Predict Outer Layers?

Mojgan Rashtchi, Vahid Panahzadeh & Mahmoud Qaracholloo

Islamic Azad University & Allameh Tabatabai University

16:10-16:30

Tracing the Group of Students' ZPD in Cohesion and Formality from Socio-cultural Perspective

Iman Bakhoda, Mina Babaee, Karim Shabani

Allameh Mohaddes Nouri
University

                                   

                                    Session 3: Genre, strategies & social cognitive theory 

Time

Location: Seminar Room 2       Session Chairs: Dr. Mirzaei, Dr. Jafarpour, Dr. Farnia, Dr. Mokhtarnia  

Article Title 

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

15:30-15:50

Investigating Language Learning Strategies in ELT

Ezat Amirbakzadeh Kalati

University of Bath

15:50-16:10

The Effect of Genre Awareness on the Development of EFL Learners’ Letter Writing Skills

Narges Rashidi & Golnar Mazdayasna

Yazd University

16:10-16:30

Social Cognitive Theory: the Cornerstone of Classroom Life

Farid Ghaemi & Esmaeil Hassannejad

Islamic Azad University

 

 

 

                                    Session 4: Reading Comprehension and Feedback 

Time

Location: Seminar Room 3                                      Session Chairs: Dr. Nushi, Dr. Shabani, Dr. Dehqan

Article Title 

Presenter(s)

Affiliation

15:30-15:50

Content Familiarity and Gender Neutral Texts in Foreign Language Reading Comprehension

Maryam Jalilehvand & Moses Samual

Farhangian University & University of Malaya

15:50-16:10

The effect of recasts and metalinguistic corrective feedback on grammar acquisition of postgraduate ESL learners

Mandana Rohollahzadeh Ebad

University of Malaya

16:10-16:30

The effect of written corrective feedback on Low- and High-Proficiency Iranian EFL learners’ writing accuracy

Amirabbas Ghorbani & Milad Behboodi

Islamic Azad University

 

 

Venue for the Opening Ceremony: Jaber Auditorium, Department of Chemistry, Sharif University of Technology, Azadi Av., Tehran

 

Venue for the Presentations:

·         Session 1: Jaber Auditorium located in the Department of Chemistry

·         Session 2: Seminar Room 1 located in the Department of Chemistry across from Jaber Auditorium

·         Session 3: Seminar Room 2 located in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ground Floor

·         Session 4: Seminar Room 3 located in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2nd floor

·         Session 5: Audio-visual Room located in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2nd floor