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English Teacher Developer

Muscat, Muscat Governorate, Oman
February 28, 2020

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Curriculum Vitae

Maryam Foroutan

Al Hail North,

Muscat, Oman

Tel: +968********


Education & Qualification

Work Experience


Submitted and under review papers

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2009-2013: PhD in TESL, CGPA: 4.00.

2007-2009: Master’s degree in TESL, UPM, CGPA: 3.55.

1998-2002: Bachelor’s degree in TEFL, University of Najafabad, Iran.

1994-1998: Diploma in high school with CGPA 3.90.


-Diploma in computer skills (including word, Photoshop, Windows98 and XP, etc.)

- Participating in tour guide classes and getting experience in this field

-Taking IELTS preparation classes and learning specific techniques

2017- Present: IELTS coach and General English Tutor

2016- 2017: Full time English teacher, Apple Language Centre, Malaysia

2014-2016: Full-time Researcher at University of Malaya, Malaysia.

2013-2014: Full-time English teacher at Limkokwing University, Malaysia (Applied CELTA methods and taught IELTS)

2009-2010: Part-time English teacher and Curriculum developer at Sapura Smart School, Malaysia.

2009-2010: Part-time English teacher at Rima College, Malaysia.

2002-2006: Full-time English teacher at Hasti high school, Mir St. Esfahan, Iran.

Career satisfaction in newly qualified teachers: Examining the associations among self-efficacy, internal and external motivation, perceived employability and career satisfaction. Teaching and Teacher Education (In press).

Prescribing roles in the employability of Malaysian graduates. Journal of Education and work, 30(4): 432-444 (Scopus).

The Relationship between Language Learning Autonomy Extent and Learning Styles in Malaysian Context. World Applied Sciences Journal 24 (3): 395-402. (Thomson Reuters, ISI).

Motivational predictors of language learning autonomy among ESL secondary school students in Malaysia. Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences Research (Thomson Reuters, ISI).

How can Dialogue Journal Writing improve learners’ writing performance in the English as a Second Language context? IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS).Volume X, Issue X (Jan-Feb 2013), PP01-00. Impact Factor: 1.589.

Effect of dialogue journal writing through the use of conventional tools and e-mail on writing anxiety in the ESL context. English Language Teaching (ELT). Canadian Center of Science and Education. Index in Scopus.

Weblog promotes English learners’ writing autonomy. Journal of Language Teaching and Research, Vol 4, No 5 (2013), 994-1002, Sep 2013. doi:10.4304/jltr.4.5.994-1002. Index in Scopus.

Use of e-mail dialogue journal in enhancing writing performance. Journal of Asian Social Science. Index in Scopus.

“Enhancing Writing Performance Through E-Mail Dialogue Journal Writing” Book chapter in Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning: Theory, Research and Practice, UPM publication.

Repositioning Employability in Higher Education: The Discourses of Employability and Marketability in Contemporary Society

The mediating effect of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation on the relationship between learner self-efficacy and engagement.

A comparative study on the level of burnout among government and non-government English teachers in Malaysia.

Writing anxiety and perceptions of the difficulties of postgraduate students in thesis writing.

11-13 May 2010: MICELT: “Writing anxiety and perceptions of the difficulties of postgraduate students in writing thesis”

7-8 June 2010: MELTA International Conference: “The effects of dialogue journal writing on ESL writing performance”

21 October 2010: ETL Materials and Second Language Pedagogy: “Autonomy in Language Learning”.

26 October 2010: ‘Refworks Software Seminar’ organized by school of Graduate Studies Universiti Putra Malaysia.

30 April 2011: ‘The Publishing during candidature workshop”

Dr. David Yoong Soon Chye, Senior lecturer. Faculty of languages and linguistics, University of Malaya. Tel: +603********

Prof. Dr. Zuraidah Binti Mohd Don, Dean of faculty of languages and linguistics. Tel: +603********

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sahandri Gani Hamzah, Senior lecturer. Faculty of Education and Human development, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris. Tel: +601********.

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