Somayeh Fathali , Faculty Member of Alzahra University



Ph.D.: TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreing Language) Tohoku University, Japan

M. A.: TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreing Language) Alzahra University, Iran

B. A.: English Literature Alzahra University, Iran


Teaching Areas

Applied Linguistics
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
Computer-assisted language learning (CALL)

Resarch interests

Computer-assisted language learning (CALL)
Mobile-assited language learning (MALL)
Computer-mediated communication (CMC)
CALL history and theory
CALL literacy
Technology acceptance
Online learning environments
Comparative studies in ELT


Research tools

Statistical analysis software SPSS, SPSS Amos (Proficient)
Qualitative data analysis software, NVivo (Proficient)
VOSviewer, Software for visualizing bibliometric networks (Proficient)



  • Persian (Native)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Japanese (JLPT N3)
  • Arabic (Elementary)