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					                 Abbas Ali Rezaee




               Assistant Professor
     Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures,

             University of Tehran


Education:
2002, September. Ph.D. In Applied Linguistics, University of
   Exeter, England
1989, April. MA in TEFL, Tarbiyat-Modares University, Tehran,
   Iran
1984, June. BA in English Language and Literatures, University
   of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


Current Research Interests:
     Research Methodology in Applied Linguistics
     Language Learning/Teaching
     Language Testing
     Writing
     Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)


Courses Taught:
        BA Courses:
            Essay Writing
            Linguistics
            Phonetics and Phonology
            Research Methodology
            Study Skills
            Survey of Islamic Translated Texts
            Translating Courses
            Language Teaching
            Language Testing

     MA    Courses:
            Information Technology and Statistics
            Research Methodology
            Principles and Methods of Teaching Language Skills
            Seminar in Language Teaching
            English for Specific Purposes

    PhD    Courses:
            Language Testing
            Advanced Research Methodology
            English for Specific Purposes (ESP)



Books
   Books   (Coauthored):
Khazaiefar, A., Khavari, Gh. H. and Rezaee, A. A. English for
   the Students of Humanities 2. Tehran: Center for Studying
   and Compiling University Books in Humanities (SAMT),
   1990.

   Books    (Edited):
Rezaee, A. A. (Ed.). Proceedings of the First Conference on
   Issues in Language Teaching in Iran (IELTI). Tehran:
   Faculty of Foreign Languages, University of Tehran, 2002.

Nouruzi, M. and Birjandi, P. English for the Students of
   Humanities 1 Center for Studying and Compiling University
   Books in Humanities (SAMT), 1989.


Articles
    Articles in Journals:
Rezaee, A. A. ‘The First Conference on Issues in English
   Language Teaching in Iran: A Brief Report’. Rushd. Vol.15,
   No. 61, 2001. pp. 17-24

Rezaee, A. A. ‘The Validity of the Fog-Index of Readability’.
   The Journal of Humanities of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
   Vol. 7, No. 4, Fall 2000, pp. 17-27.

Rezaee, A. A. ‘Test-taking Strategies and Test Performance in
   Language Achievement Tests’. Pazhuhesh-e Zabanha-ye
   Khareji: A Periodical of the Faculty of Foreign Languages
   and Litearture, University of Tehran. No. 20, Speical Issue,
   English 2005. pp. 27-49.

.‫رضائی، عباسعلی. اضطراب آزمون و راهربدهای مقابله با آن‬
‫و ادبيات‬        ‫پژوهش زباهنای خارجی: نشریه دانشکده زباهنا‬
   .111-122‫خارجی دانشگاه هتران. مشاره 42 . تابستان 4831. ص‬

Rezaee, A. A. and Almasian, M. ‘Creativity, Language Learning
   Strategies and Language Proficiency'. Pazhuhesh-e
   Zabanha-ye Khareji: A Periodical of the Faculty of Foreign
   Languages and Literatures, University of Tehran. No. 32,
   Speical Issue, English 2007. pp. 65-76.

Rezaee, A. A. ‘University Students’ Test-taking Strategies and
   Their Language Proficiency'. TELL: Journal of English
   Language and Literatures Society of Iran (TELLSI). Vol. 1,
   No. 1, Winter 2006 pp. 151-182.

Rezaee, A. A. and Oladi, S. 'The Effect of Blogging on
   Language Learners' Improvement in Social Interactions
   and Writing Proficiency'. Iranian Journal of Language
   Studies (IJLS). Vol.2, Issue 1, Juanyuary 2008.


   Articles in Conference Proceedings:
Rezaee, A. A. (2002). Introduction. Proceedings of the first
   conference on issues in English language teaching in Iran
   (IELTI), Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures,
   University of Tehran, May 9-10.
Rezaee, A. A. (2008). Sharbaf Shoar, N. Investigating the
   Effect of Using Multiple Sensory Modes Glossing Individual
   Vocabulary Items in a Reading Text with Multimedia
   Annotations. International Technology, Education and
   Development Conference. (INTED 2008). Valencia, Spain.

Rezaee, A. A. and Salehi, M. The Construct Validity of a
   Language Proficiency Test: A Multi-trait Multi-method
   Approach. Paper presented in the 6th International TELLSI
   Conference. University of Guilan, 17-18 Mehr, 1387
   (October 8-9, 2008), I. R. Iran.


   Conference Presentation:
Rezaee, A. A. Test-taking Strategies: Do They Really Work?
   Paper presented in the 3rd International TEFL Conference,
   Damascus University, Syria 13-15 Sep, 2003.

Rezaee, A. A. Strategy Consciousness and Proficiency Level:
   The Case of Test-takers’ Performance in Language Tests.
   Paper presented in the 17th International Conference on
   ‘Language, Linguistics, Literatures and Translation’
   Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, 12-14 April, 2005.
Rezaee, A. A. and Almasian, M. Creativity, Language Learning
   Strategies and Language Proficiency. paper presented in
   the 3rd International Conference on Issues in English
   Language Teaching in Iran, Faculty of Foreign Languages
   and Literatures, University of Tehran, I. R. Iran, 12-13
   May, 2005.

Rezaee, A. A. An Analysis of General English Test Performance
   of TEFL and Literatures PhD Candidates. Paper presented
   in the 4th International Conference on Issues in English
   Language Teaching in Iran (IELTI-4), Faculty of Foreign
   Languages and Literatures, University of Tehran, I. R.
   Iran, 18-19 July, 2007.

Rezaee, A. A. and Salehi, M. The Construct Validity of a
   Reading Comprehension Test: A Triangulation of
   Approaches. Paper presented in the 4th Conference on
   Issues in English Language Teaching in Iran (IELTI4).
   Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of
   Tehran, 27-28 Teer, 1386 (July 18-19, 2007).

Rezaee, A. A. (2008). Sharbaf Shoar, N. Investigating the
   Effect of Using Multiple Sensory Modes Glossing Individual
   Vocabulary Items in a Reading Text with Multimedia
   Annotations. Paper presented in the International
   Technology, Education and Development Conference
   (INTED 2008). Valencia, Spain, 3-5 March, 2008.

Rezaee, A. A. and Kiaee, F. (2008). Task-Based Reading
   Assessment and High Intermediate Introverts/Extroverts'
   Test Performance. Paper presented in 'Cutting Edges:
   Identity in the Classroom'. Christ Church University of
   Canterbury, 20-21 June 2008.

Rezaee, A. A. and Salehi, M. The Construct Validity of a
   Language Proficiency Test: A Multi-trait Multi-method
   Approach. Paper presented in the 6th International TELLSI
   Conference. University of Guilan, 17-18 Mehr, 1387
   (October 8-9, 2008).
Conference Organizer:
The First Conference on Issues in English Language Teaching
   in Iran (IELTI), Faculty of Foreign Languages and
   Literatures, University of Tehran, May 2001.

The Second Conference on Issues in English Language
   Teaching in Iran (IELTI-2), Faculty of Foreign Languages
   and Literatures, University of Tehran, May 2003.

The Third Conference on Issues in English Language Teaching
    in Iran (IELTI-2), Faculty of Foreign Languages and
    Literatures, University of Tehran, May 2005.

The Fourth Conference on Issues in English Language Teaching
    in Iran (IELTI-2), Faculty of Foreign Languages and
    Literatures, University of Tehran, July 2007.

The     First Postgraduate Conference. Faculty of Foreign
      Languages and Literatures, University of Tehran, 19
      November, 2006.

The Second Postgraduate Conference. Faculty of Foreign
   Languages and Literatures, University of Tehran, 20
   November, 2007.


Research Projects:
Rezaee, A. A. The Validity of the Fog Index of Readability.
   (Finished and submitted)

Rezaee, A. A. The Effect of Knowing Test-taking Strategies on
   the Performance of Iranian English Majors. (Finished and
   submitted)
Lectures:
'Philosophy of Language' Faculty of Foreign Languages and
   Literatures, University of Tehran, 1995.

‘Tests, Interpretations, Decisions’. Faculty of Foreign
   Languages and Literatures, University of Tehran, 2003.


Membership in Professional Organizations:
Centre for Studying and Compiling University Books            in
   Humanities (SAMT).


Manuscripts Submitted and in Preparation:
Rezaee , A. A. English for the Students of Animal Husbandry.
    Jihad Sazandegi, 1998.


Thesis Supervisor/Advisor

   The following theses/dissertations have been done
     under my supervision:
  1. Almasian, Mohammad. 2003. M.A. ‘The Relationship
     between Creativity, Learning Strategies and Language
     Proficiency’,  Faculty     of  Foreign     Languages and
     Literatures, University of Tehran. I. R. Iran.

  2. Oladi, Samaneh, 2005. M.A. ‘The Study of Tehran
     University Medical Students’ Social Interaction in Cyber
     blogging Environment and Its Effect on IELTS Writing
     Proficiency’. Faculty of Foreign languages and Literatures,
     University of Tehran, I. R. Iran.

  3. Rahimi, Mohammad. 2005. M.A. ‘On the Test-taking
     Strategies and Second Language Test Performance: A
     Construct Study of the Listening Section of the IELTS
     Listening Section from Candidates’ Perspective’. Faculty
     of Foreign languages and Literatures, University of
     Tehran, I. R. Iran.
4. Nouroozi, Muhammad Hosein. 2005. M.A. ‘On the
   Relationship between Readability Formulas and Discourse
   Elements’. Faculty of Foreign languages and Literatures,
   University of Tehran, I. R. Iran.

5. Zand Karimi, Farnaz. 2005. M.A. ‘Investigating the
   Construct Validity of Reading Comprehension Sub-Skills
   of English Proficiency Test of the University of Tehran
   (UTEPT)’. Faculty of Foreign languages and Literatures,
   University of Tehran, I. R. Iran.

6. Muhammad Hosein Pour, Rasoul. 2005. M.A. ‘On the Role
   of Consciousness-Raising Task in Learning Grammar: A
   Learner Perspective’. Faculty of Foreign languages and
   Literatures, University of Tehran, I. R. Iran.

7. Amirzadeh Khiabani, Mohammad. 2007. M.A. ‘On the
   Relationship between Extroversion/Introversion and
   Language Achievement of Iranian High School Students’.
   Faculty of Foreign languages and Literatures, University
   of Tehran, I. R. Iran.

8. Sarkhosh, Mahdi. 2007. M.A. ‘The Relationship between
   Field D/I and the Performance of Intermediate Male and
   Female EFL Learners in Reading Comprehension Tests’.
   Faculty of Foreign languages and Literatures, University
   of Tehran, I. R. Iran.

9. Aghazarian, Araz. 2007. M.A. ‘An Investigation of Iranian
   High School Students’ Perception of Vocabulary Learning
   Strategies: A Comparison between Farsi-Speaking and
   Armenian-Speaking Students’. Faculty of Foreign
   languages and Literatures, University of Tehran, I. R.
   Iran.

10.     Kiaee, Fatemeh. 2007. M.A. ‘The Effect of Task-
  Based Reading Assessment on Extrovert/Introvert High
  Intermediate Iranian Students’ Performance’. Faculty of
  Foreign languages and Literatures, University of Tehran,
  I. R. Iran.
11.     Sharbaf Shoar, Neda ‘On the Effect of Using Multiple
  Sensory Modes of Glossing Individual Vocabulary Items in
  Reading     Comprehension       Texts     with Multimedia
  Annotations.’ Faculty of Foreign languages and
  Literatures, University of Tehran, I. R. Iran.

12.     Seidi, Asyeh. ‘The Effect of Bilingualism on
  Vocabulary Development in EFL’. Faculty of Foreign
  languages and Literatures, University of Tehran, I. R.
  Iran.

13.    Hadipour Fard, Ehsan. ‘Animacy in Processing Object
  Relative Clauses in Persian‘. Faculty of Foreign languages
  and Literatures, University of Tehran, I. R. Iran.

14.     Shabani, Enayatullah. ‘Differential Item Funtioning
  Analysis of Dichotomously Scored Items of the University
  of Tehran English Proficiency Test’. Faculty of Foreign
  languages and Literatures, University of Tehran, I. R.
  Iran.

15.     Salehi, Mohammad. Construct Validity of the
  University of Tehran English Proficiency Test: A
  Triangulation of Approaches’. Faculty of Foreign
  languages and Literatures, University of Tehran, I. R.
  Iran.




  I have been the advisor for the following
   theses/dissertations
1. Bahremand, Mahmoud, 1997. M.A. Communicative
   Language Teaching, Faculty of Foreign Languages and
   Literatures, University of Tehran. I. R. Iran.

2. Oladi, Sudeh. 2003. M.A. ‘Learner Communities in TEFL
   Classrooms: A Study of Educational Transformatory
   Practice with Undergraduate Medical Students’. Faculty of
   Foreign languages and Literatures, University of Tehran,
   I. R. Iran.
3. Zare, Alireza. 2005. M.A. ‘Language Wants of English
   Majors:     From     Graduates      and     Undergraduates’
   Perspectives’. Faculty of Foreign languages and
   Literatures, University of Tehran, I. R. Iran.

4. Ahmadian, Mehrshad. 2005. M.A. ‘Characteristics of a
   Good Language Teacher in Terms of Quality Teaching’.
   Faculty of Foreign languages and Literatures, University
   of Tehran, I. R. Iran.

5. Mashhadi, Habibullah. 2006, PhD. 'Using Translation As a
   Means of Testing Writing and Reading Ability of EFL
   Students'. Faculty of Foreign languages and Literatures,
   University of Tehran, I. R. Iran.

6. Shahini, Amin. 2006, M.A. 'The Effect of Extroversion and
   Introversion on the Oral Fluency of Iranian EFL Learners'.
   Faculty of Foreign languages and Literatures, University
   of Tehran, I. R. Iran.

7. Karimian Azimi, Mohsen. 2007. PhD. ‘An Innovative
   Vocabulary Measure: The VMEDD’. Faculty of Foreign
   languages and Literatures, University of Tehran, I. R.
   Iran.

8. Arab Mofrad, Ali. 2007, M.A. ‘Features Affecting
   Comprehension of Garden Path Sentences in L1 Persian’.
   Faculty of Foreign languages and Literatures, University
   of Tehran, I. R. Iran.

9. Abbasi, Elahe. 2007, M.A. ‘On the Relationship between
   Writing Assessment, Language Proficiency and Objective
   Criteria for Syntactic Complexity in Writing’. Faculty of
   Foreign languages and Literatures, University of Tehran,
   I. R. Iran.

10.     Karimi, Hosein. ‘Language Production: Conceptual
  Accessibility vs. Interpretive Axiality’. Faculty of Foreign
  languages and Literatures, University of Tehran, I. R.
  Iran.
  11.     Akbarian, Eshagh. ‘The Role of Vocabulary Levels
    Test and Vocabulary Self Assessment in Predicting
    Performances on Reading Comprehension Item Types in
    TOEFL and IELTS’. Faculty of Foreign languages and
    Literatures, University of Tehran, I. R. Iran.




Editorial Duties:
Pazhuhesh-e Zabanha-ye Khareji, A periodical of the Faculty of
    Foreign Languages, University of Tehran. English
    Language Editor.


Administrative Responsibilities:
Vice-dean for Training Affairs in District No. 15, Tehran,
    Ministry of Education, 1980-1983.

Head of the Shahed, and Handicapped Students’ Affairs at the
   Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of
   Tehran, 1989-1990 and 1995-1997.

Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, Faculty of Foreign Languages
    and Literatures, University of Tehran, 1990-1992.

Member of the Council of Tehran University Press, 1990-1992.

Chief Secretary and Member of the Department of English at
    the Center for Studying and Compiling University Books in
    Humanities (SAMT), 1989-1994.

Head of the Department of Languages, Amir Kabir Publications,
   Tehran, 1991-1993.

Head of the Department of English Language and Literatures,
   Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of
   Tehran, November 2003 December 2005.
Vice Dean for Administrative and Financial Affairs, Faculty of
    Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Tehran,
    February 2006-



Reviewer
     Manuscript Reviewer for:
Center for Studying and Compiling University Books in
   Humanities (SAMT)

Amir Kabir Publications


     Conference Submissions Reviewer for:
Conference on Issues in Language Teaching in Iran, IELTI,
    Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literaturesand
    Literaturesand Literatures
Conference of the Teachers of English Language and
    Literatures in Iran (TELLSI)
Postgraduate Conference, Faculty of Foreign Languages,
    University of Tehran.

Contact me
E-mail:    aarezaee@ut.ac.ir
Address:   Department of English,
           Faculty of Foreign Languages,
           Phone:      0098-21-61119088
           Fax:        0098-21-88634500
           P. O. Box: 14155-6553
                       Tehran, I. R. Iran

				
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