Somayeh Fathali , Faculty Member of Alzahra University

Publications

Fathali, S., Marandi, S. S., & Okada, T. (2021). ICT beyond the language classroom in technologically advanced and advancing countries: The case of Japan and Iran. Iranian Journal of Language Teaching Research (IJLTR). Manuscript accepted for publication.

 

Fathali, S., Marandi, S. S., & Okada, T. (2020). Unknowns beyond the language classroom: An investigation of Japanese students’ actual engagement with ICT. Computer-Assisted Language Learning Electronic Journal, 21 (2), 150-175.

 

Fathali, S., & Okada, T. (2018). Technology acceptance model in technology-based OCLL contexts: A self-determination theory approach. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 34 (4), 138-154.

 

Okada, T., & Fathali, S. (2018). A blended EFL reading course based on the idea of the learner-annotated corpus. 日本e-learning 学会, 18, 19-28.

 

Fathali, S., & Okada, T. (2017). A self-determination theory approach to technology-enhanced out-of-class language learning intention: A case of Japanese EFL learners. International Journal of Research Studies in Language Learning, 6 (4), 53-64. doi. 10.5861/ijrsll.2016.1607

 

Fathali, S., & Okada, T. (2016). On the importance of out-of-class language learning environments: A case of a web-based e-portfolio system enhancing reading proficiency. International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature, 4 (8), 77-85. doi:10.20431/2347-3134.0408011

 

Fathali, S., & Sotoudehnama, E. (2015). The Impact of Guided Writing Practice on the Speaking Proficiency and Attitude of EFL Elementary Learners. Journal of Teaching Language Skills7 (1), 1-25.

 

Fathali, S., Emadi, A. A. (2021). CALL research in Iran: An integrative review of the studies between 2007-2019. Manuscript submitted for publication.

 

Conferences

Fathali, S., & Okada, T. (2016). Motivation and technology-based out-of-class language learning: Mediating effect of technology acceptance indicators. Paper presented at BAAL Language Learning and Teaching SIG. Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom.

 

Okada, T., Sakamoto, Y., & Fathali, S. (2016, September). The integration of three e-learning technologies for Japanese EFL reading classes. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of BAAL. Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

 

Fathali, S. (2017). Breaking the walls of unknow7)ction of tns beyond the language class. Research idea presented at Falling Walls Lab Sendai. Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.

 

Fathali, S., Marandi, S. S., & Okada, T. (2019). An investigation of Japanese EFL learners’ actual practice with ICT beyond the language classrooms. Paper Presented at the 19th Annual Conference of the Japan Second Language Acquisition (J-SLA). Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan.

 

Workshops

  • Online sources for learning English (Alzahra University, 2013)
  • Writing better research papers using Microsoft Office Word (Alzahra University, 2018)

 

Awards, honors, scholarships

  • Post-doctoral Fellowship, Centre for International Science and Technology Cooperation (CISTC), (2018)

  • Tohoku University President’s Award for outstanding academic achievements (2018)

  • Japanese MEXT doctoral scholarship, Monbukagakusho  (2014)

  • MA top student award, Alzahra University (2014)

  • BA top student award, Alzahra University (2012)

  • Kish Language institute award for the best teacher of the year, (2010)