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					                          CURRICULUM VITAE
                                     Gholam Reza Zarei
                             Assis. Prof. in Applied Linguistics
                                 English Language Center
                               Isfahan Univ. of Technology
                                     Tel: 0311-3912830
                                    Cell. : 09131101737
                                E-mail Address: grzarei@cc.iut.ac.ir



EMPLOYMENT
2002- Present     English Language Instructor, Isfahan Univ. of Technology
2007- present     Director, English Language Center

EDUCATION & DEGREES
1997- 2002      Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, Isfahan University
1995-1997       M.A., Applied Linguistics, Isfahan University
1991-1995       B.A., English Literature, Shiraz University

AWARDS AND RANKS

1997    Isfahan Univ. Ph.D. Program Top-Accepted Entrant (GPA=18.27)
1997    Univ. M.A. Top Student Award (GPA=17.7)
1995    Shiraz Univ. B.A. Top Student Award (GPA= 18.14)

ARTICLES
2008    A Cognitively-based Exploration of Language Switching in the Writing
        Performance of Iranian EFL Learners. Iranian Journal of Language Studies,
        vol.2, issue 1, 89-114.

2008    Language Learning Strategies among Pre-university Students & …… Foreign
        Language Teaching Journal, vol.22, no. 85, 45-52.

2007   English Language and Globalization: An Analysis of its Hegemonic
       Effects and Approaches to Reduce them. Journal of Pajuhesh, (Tehran
       University, forthcoming)

2007    Metadiscourse in Academic Prose: A Contrastive Analysis of English and
        Persian Research Articles. The Asian ESP Journal, vol. 3, Issue 2, 24-40.

2007   Exploring EFL learners’ metacognitive knowledge and its relationship with their
       performance in writing. Abstract in the online proceedings of Celea Conference.
       Available at : http://www.celea.org.cn/2007/topic details.asp

2007   Metadiscourse in Academic Prose: A Contrastive Analysis of English and
       Persian Research Articles. Abstract in the online proceedings of Celea
       Conference. Available at : http://www.celea.org.cn/2007/topic details.asp

2006   University Instructional Materials and New Technologies: Theoretical
       Justifications for a Constructive Model. In the Proceedings of The First
       Conference on University Instructional Materials, vol.2, 11-21. Tehran, SAMT
       Organization

2006    The Development of Metacognition in L2 Reading: A Constructivist Vs
        Transmissional Mode of Learning. Shiraz University, Journal of Social Sciences
        and Humanities (Forthcoming , Accepted ).

2005     Students’ Conceptions of L2 Reading. In the Proceedings of the First National
         ESP/EAP Conference, vol.1, 45-57

2004    The Development of Metacognition Processes in Reading. Abstract Appeared in
        the Proceedings of the Conference, University of Leida, Spain.

2003     New Era of Language Learning. American Journal of AEQ, Vol.7, Issue 1.

2002       Is Cognitivism all We Need? Implications for the Epistomology….. Journal
          of Faculty of Letters and Humanities (Isfahan Univ.), 28/29-49-70.

1999     Innovations in Testing for Renovations to Language Program: A True
          Approach? In The Proceedings of the Research Week”, Isfahan Univ.


PRESENTATIONS
2007    English Language and Globalization: An Analysis of its Hegemonic
        Effects and Approaches to Reduce them. English Dept., Shiraz University.

2007    L1 Use in L2 Composing Context: A Disruptive or Constructive Role? The
        fourth Conference on Issues in English Language Teaching in Iran (IELTI-4)
        English Dept, University of Tehran.

2006    University Instructional Materials and New Technologies: Theoretical
       Justifications for a Constructive Model. The First Conference on University
       Instructional Materials. Tehran, SAMT Organization

2005    Students’ Conceptions of L2 Reading. The First National ESP/EAP Conference,
        Tehran, SAMT Organization
2004   The Development of Metacognition Processes in Reading. University of Leida,
       Spain

2002   Research Objectivity and Subjectivity Revisited. English Language Dept., Najaf
       Abad Azad Univ.

BOOKS
2000    English for the University Students: A Basic Reading Course. Isfahan: Chahar
        Bagh Publication

CURRENT SUBMISSIONS


MA THESIS SUPERVISION OR GUIDANCE
2007      Khalessi, M. A study of cultural hegemony in internationally-distributed and
          locally- developed ELT textbooks used in Iran: A critical discourse analysis
2007      Moin, N., Linguistic politeness and suggestive speech acts strategies in
         Persian
2006     Razavi, N. An investigation into the relationship between language proficiency
        of EFL students and cohesion and coherence in their composition
2006      Azizinia, H. A study of cross-cultural representation of social actors in the
          discursive structures: A critical discourse analysis of American, British,
          Iranian English and Persian journalistic articles
2006     Mansoori, S. Metadiscourse in academic prose: A contrastive analysis of
          English and Persian research articles
2006      Alibabaei, A. A cognitively-based exploration of language switching in the
          written performance of Iranian EFL learners
2006      Tabatabaee, Z.S. Effect of comic strips on reading comprehension of Iranian
          pre-university students
2005     Vedaei, M. The effect of implicit versus explicit teaching of collocations on
          EFL learners’ production.
2005      Nasiri, S.R. Signalling nouns in English and Persian: A contrastive study
2005       SAberali, M.S. Incidental vocabulary learning by EFL Persian learners
          through graded readers
2005     Afroogh, M.R. Language-switching, language proficiency and task difficulty:
         A study of undergraduate EFL students writing performance
2005      Paktinat, A. A comparative study of Iranian pre-university English teachers
         and      students     perception     of     language     learning     strategies
2005      Rostamabadi, A. Comparing L1 and L2 organizational patterns and quality in
          the argumentative writings of Persian EFL students
2004      Hadi, F. The relationship between metacognitive awareness and the Iranian
          English       students’      reading       comprehension       and       recall
EDITOR & REVIEWER
2008-present   Journal of Iranian Language Studies, English Dept., Zanjan University

2006-present Journal of Science and Technology of Agriculture and Natural Resources,
             Isfahan Univ. of Technology

COURSES TAUGHT

          Graduate Level
          -Research methodology
          -Teaching language skills
          -Approaches to language teaching
          -Discourse analysis
          -Advanced writing/Article writing for Ms and PhD
           students
          Undergraduate level
          -almost all courses for English teaching
           and English translation majors
          -General English and ESP courses


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