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  • Personal Information
                  HIGHER EDUCATION
     
    1962-65
    B.A. Hunter College, English and Music
                magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
                Regents College Scholarship
                honors in English, French, and Music
    1965-67
    M.A. Hunter College, CUNY (The City University of New York), English Literature
      1980-85
    Ph.D. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Applied Linguistics (School
               of Education)
     
     
     
    FIELDS OF INTEREST
    Language tests
    Academic English Writing
    Multilingualism, Multiculturalism
     
     
  • Courses
     TEACHING
     
    Date
    Course Title
    Type of Course (Seminar, Lecture, Workshop, Advanced course, Compulsory Introductory course)
    Degree
    1969-
    Advanced English Reading Comprehension
    Advanced course
    BA
    1989-2012
    Academic Writing Course in English for Graduate Students      
    Advanced course
    MA, PhD
    2000, 2002 Summers
    Ethics in Language Testing – University of Helsinki, Language Learning Center (with Dr. Anu Virkkunen-Fullenwide)
    Advanced course
    MA
    2000-2003
    Summers
    Language testing, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Advanced course
    MA
    2002 -2011
    Multilingualism – University of Haifa, Department of Education
    Elective course
    BA
    2002 - 2011
    Language Testing – University of Haifa, Department of Education
    Elective course
    BA
     
  • Publications
    Bensoussan, Marsha (2014) Motivation and English language learning in a multicultural university context, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development.
     
    ------ (2014) University students coping in a multilingual environment, Israel Studies in Language and Society (ISLS), 6 (2).
     
    ----- (Spring 2013) Language learning and university studies, Academic Exchange Quarterly: Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy, 17 (1), 122-126.
     
    ----- (2012) Alleviating Test Anxiety for Students of Advanced Reading Comprehension, RELC Journal, 43(2), 203-216. [Retrieved July 11, 2013]. http://rel.sagepub.com/content/43/2/203.abstract
     
    ----- and Shoshani, Gaby (2011) Motivations for learning, using and teaching English among students and faculty in the English Department of a Jewish academic religious teachers college, Israel Studies in Language and Society, 4 (1), 143-159.
    ----- and Bonnie Ben-Israel (Spring/Summer 2011) How to lower frustration: Post-test satisfaction, ETAI Forum, 22 (1), 27-30.
     
    ----- and Bogdanov, Olga (Summary, 2010) L1 and L2 in the EFL Classroom: why and when? ETAI Forum, 21 (2/3), 15-18.
     
    -----  (Winter 2009) Remedial Advanced Reading Comprehension Courses: A Smorgasbord of Solutions. ETAI Forum, 21 (1), 34-37.
     
    -----  (November, 2009) Reading preferences and expectations of multilingual Israeli university students. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 30 (6), 465-480. Online document:  http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/01434630903071957
    [Retrieved July 11, 2013].
     
    -----  (Summer 2009) Dictionary Preferences of Students and Teachers at the University of Haifa, ETAI Forum, 20 (3), 10-13.
     
    Ben-Israel, B. Bensoussan, M, Strekalovsky, S. Davidson, N., Dolgopolov, Y. and F. Isenberg  (2008)  "Talking to computers: speech recognition software and trilingual learning by disabled or weak university students of EFL". In Gibson, M., Hufeisen, B. and C. Personne (Eds.)  Multilingualism: Learning and Instruction. Series Multilingualism and Multiple Language Acquisition and Learning. Volume 5, pp.165-173.
     
    ----- , Eleanor Avinor, Bonnie Ben-Israel & Olga Bogdanov (2006) “CMC among multilingual students of English for academic purposes: Linguistic and Sociolinguistic Communicative Factors in Online Written Responses.” language@internet. SV1-2/2006. [ Read ] [ Download PDF ]
     
    -----  (2005) “Michigan English Language Institute College English Test – Listening.” In James Impara and  Barbara  Plake  (Eds.) The Sixteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook. Lincoln, NE: The Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.
     
     
    ----- (2002) Book Review: Herdina, Philip & Jessner, Ulrike (2002) A Dynamic Model of Multilingualism. Clevedon. Multilingual Matters.  Zeitschrift für Interkulturellen Fremdsprachenunterricht [Online], 7(2), 2002. Available:
     
    ----- (2001) “Language Issues for Immigrant Students from the Former Soviet Union in Israel and Germany.”  In Cenoz, Jasone and Britta Hufeisen (Eds.) Trilingualism, Looking beyond Second Language Acquisition: Studies in Tri- and Multilingualism, Vol. 6. Stauffenburg: Tuebingen, Germany. Pp. 29-42.
     
    ----- (1998) "Schema effects in EFL reading comprehension," Journal of Research in Reading, 21 (3), 213-227.
     
    ----- (1998) "Review of the Hebrew Speaking Test."  In James Impara and  Barbara  Plake  (Eds.)    The Thirteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook.  Pp. 480-482. Lincoln, NE: The Buros Institute of Mental Measurements
     
    ----- , Isabelle Kreindler, and Eleanor Avinor (1998) “Attitudes  to  Language  Learning -- Multilingual Students of Haifa  University.” In Britta Hufeisen and Beate Lindemann (Eds.) Tertiaersprachen:   Theorien,   Modelle, Methoden.  Stauffenburg:  Tuebingen. Pp. 59-75.
     
    ----- (1998) "EFL and the Dyslexic College Student:  Remedial Materials in  the  Language  Laboratory." In  J.C. Richards  (Ed.)  Teaching in Action:  Case studies from second language classroom. Alexandria, VA:  TESOL.  Pp. 395-9. 
     
    -----  , Isabelle Kreindler, and Eleanor Avinor (1997) "Gishot  V'Hesegim  shel  Studentim Israelim V'Olim B'Limud Anglit," (Approaches and Achievements of Israeli and Immigrant Students Learning English) Hed  HaUlpan  HaHadash  LeHanchalat        HaIvrit  V'Tarbuta,  73.  Misrad HaChinuch HaTarbut V'Hasifrut, HaAgaf L'Chinuch Mvugarim (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Division of Adult Education):  Jerusalem.  Pp. 17-20. (in English)
     
    -----  and Naila Abu-Manneh (1997)  "A  Pilot  Program for EFL Reading Comprehension," ISRATESOL Newsletter 14, 7-9. 
     
    ----- and Jonathan Golan (1997) English for Students of    Mathematics.  Dekel Publishing House, Tel  Aviv.    Maruzen  Co., Tokyo.
     
    Awad, Wajee and Marsha Bensoussan (1996) "Report on Students' Use of  Languages  at the Arab Teacher Training College, Haifa," TRENDS:  The Yearbook of  CONTACT (The Association  of  Teacher Educators for TEFL in Israel) 5, 45-50.
     
    ---- , Isabelle Kreindler, and Eleanor Avinor (1995) "A  Description  of Attitudes and Achievements of Multilingual Immigrant and Israeli Students Learning English as  a  Foreign Language  at  the  University of Haifa," Language, Culture and Curriculum, 1 (2), 211-230.
     
    ----- , Isabelle Kreindler, Eleanor Avinor, and Chen Bram (1995) "Circassian
    Israelis: Multilingualism as a Way of Life,” Language, Culture and Curriculum, 1 (2), 149-162.
     
     -----   ,  Eleanor  Avinor,  Sonya  Danziger,  Kari  Smith,  Olga Bogdanov,   Marian   Bunzl, Johanna Katzenelson, Joyce Livingstone, Lilian Cohen, and Ruth Auerbach (1994) English as a  Foreign  Language  and the Dyslexic College Student:  Pilot        Screen Test and Remedial Materials in the Language Laboratory.  ERIC ED 377 686, 31 pp.
     
    -----  (1993)  "A Guided Summary Completion Test for Long Academic Texts," Language Testing Update, 14, 59-61. Also ERIC ED 363 094, 29 pp.
     
    -----  ,  Eleanor Avinor, Isabelle Kreindler, and Arkady Purisman (1992), "A  Tri-Lingual Situation:  Russian Immigrants at Israeli Universities," English Teachers' Journal (Israel) 45, 68-74.
     
    ----- (1992),  "Information  Sequencing and Text Readability for Advanced Students of English as a Foreign Language."  In  Ze'ev Bernstein  (Ed.)  Issues  in  Language Teaching. Tel Aviv: Ramot.  Pp. 25-45.
     
    ----- (1992), "Learners' Spontaneous Translations  in  a  Reading Comprehension Task: Vocabulary Knowledge and Use of Schemata."  In  Pierre Arnaud and Henri Bejoint (Eds.) Vocabulary and Applied Linguistics, New York:  Macmillan.  Pp. 102-112.
     
    -----  (1990) "Redundancy and the Cohesion Cloze," Journal of Research in
    Reading, 13 (1), 18-37.
     
     ----- (1990) "EFL Reading Problems as Seen Through Translation and Discourse
    Analysis: Narrative vs. Expository Texts," The ESP Journal (English for Special Purposes), 9 (1), 49-66.
     
    ----- (1990) Review of Newbury  House  TOEFL  Preparation  Kit:  Preparing  for  the TOEFL. Daniel Kennedy, Dorry Kenyon, and Steven Matthiesen.   New York:   Newbury House/Harper  &  Row, 1989.  and Newbury House TOEFL Preparation Kit:  Preparing for the  Test  of  Written  English.   Liz Hamp-Lyons.   New York: Newbury House/Harper & Row, 1989.  In TESOL Quarterly,  24 (3), 501-506.
     
    ----- and Isabelle Kreindler (1990) "Improving  Advanced  Reading Comprehension
    in a Foreign Language:  Summaries vs. Short-Answer Questions," Journal of Research  in Reading, 13 (1), 55-68. 
     
    ----- and Judith Rosenhouse (1990) "Evaluating Student Translations by Discourse
    Analysis," Babel, 36 (2), 65-84.
     
    ----- and Moshe Zeidner (1989)  "Anxiety and Achievement in a Multicultural Situation:  the Oral Testing of Advanced English Reading Comprehension,"  Assessment  and Evaluation in Higher Education, 14 (1), 40-54.
     
    ----- (1989) "EFL Reading Difficulties  Revealed  by  Translation  and  Discourse Analysis:   Narrative vs. Expository Texts."  In Christer Lauren and Marianne Nordman (Eds.)  Special Language:  From Humans Thinking  to  Thinking  Machines.    Clevedon  and Philadelphia:  Multilingual Matters.  Pp. 324-336.
     
    ----- and  Anna Mauranen (1989) “SeDelGap Tests of Macro-Level Reading  Comprehension:  An Exercise in  International Collaboration,” ERIC ED 309 644, 25 pp.
     
    -----  (1988) “Diagnosing Errors in English as a Foreign Language Through the  Cloze  Procedure,”  English Teachers' Journal (Israel), 37, 21-26.
     
    Zeidner, Moshe and Marsha Bensoussan  (1988)  "College  Students'  Attitudes Towards Written  Versus  Oral  Tests  of English as a Foreign Language," Language Testing, 5 (1), 100-114.
     
    -----  (1987) “Some  Aspects of Reading Comprehension Difficulty for Students of English as a Foreign  Language,”  Iun  Vemaas, Gordon Teachers' College, Ministry of Education.  Pp. 235-242.
     
    ----- and Judith Rosenhouse  (1987)  "Discourse Analysis in Diagnosing
    Difficulty in EFL Reading Comprehension," Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 8 (4), 323-343. 
     
     ----- (1986) "Beyond Vocabulary:  Pragmatic Factors in Reading Comprehension -- Culture, Convention, Coherence and Cohesion," Foreign Language Annals, 19 (5), 399-407.
     
    ----- (1986) “A Sociolinguistic Look at Hebrew-Speakers Learning to Read English,” Jewish Language Review 6, 52-64.
     
     ----- (1986)  "Limitations of Vocabulary Frequency Lists  in  EFL  Reading  Comprehension," Applied Linguistics Interest Section Newsletter, 8 (1), 11-12.
     
    ---- , Donald Sim and Razelle Weiss (1985) "The Effect of Dictionary Usage on EFL Test Performance Compared With Student and Teacher Attitudes and Expectations," Reading in a Foreign Language, 2 (2), 262-276.  (For complete version, see ERIC ED 232 436, 1981, 46 pp.)
     
     -----  (1985) "Using Translation from L2 to L1 to Diagnose Difficulties in Reading Comprehension." In Marilyn Rose (Ed.) Translation Perspectives II 1984-1985.   SUNY -- Binghamton. Pp. 45-53.
     
    ----- and Jonathan Golan (1985) "An Advanced English  Course  for Students  of  Mathematics."  In J.M. Ulijn and A.K. Pugh (Eds.) Reading for Professional Purposes: Methods  and  Materials  in Teaching Languages.  Leuven, Belgium: Acco.  Pp. 185-194.
     
    ----- and Rachel Ramraz (1984)  "The  Fill-in  Test:  A  Modified Multiple-Choice  Cloze Technique to Test Reading Comprehension of English as a Foreign Language." In Terry Culhane, Christine Klein-Braley, and Douglas Stevenson (Eds.)  Occasional Papers: Practice and Problems in Language Testing.  No. 29. Colchester, England: University of Essex, 44 - 65.
     
     -----  (1984)  "A Comparison of Cloze and Multiple-Choice Reading Comprehension Tests of English as a Foreign Language," Language Testing, 1 (1), 101-104.   For a complete version, see Report No. 57, 1981, University of Haifa Selection and Assessment Unit.)
     
    -----  and Rachel Ramraz (1984)  "Helping the Poor to Help Themselves:    A Quantitative Re-evaluation of the Outcomes of an Advanced Reading Comprehension  Program in English as a Foreign Language," System, 12 (1), 61-66.
     
    ----- ,  Livia  Goldenblatt, and Isabelle Kreindler  (1984), "Changing the Difficulty Level of Multiple-Choice EFL  Reading Comprehension Questions," Language Testing, 1 (1), 105-109.
     
    ----- and Rachel Ramraz (1984) "Testing EFL Reading Comprehension Using  a  Multiple-Choice  Rational  Cloze,"  Modern  Language Journal, 68 (3), 230-239.
     
    ----- and Batia Laufer (1984) "Lexical Guessing in Context in EFL Reading Comprehension," Journal of Research in Reading, 7 (1), 15-32.
     
    ----- (1984) Aspects of Cohesion and Coherence in Context:  Investigating Causes of Difficulty for Israeli Students Reading Texts in English. English, 363 pages, supervised by Prof. Andrew Cohen and Prof. Edward Levenston.  ERIC ED 265 740.
     
    ----- (1983) "Dictionaries and Tests of EFL Reading Comprehension," ELT Journal, 37 (4), 341-345.
     
    -----  (1983)  "Multiple-Choice Modifications of the Cloze Procedure Using  Word-Length and Sentence-Length  Blanks," Foreign Language Annals, 16 (3), 189-198.
     
     ----- , Gita Kornfeld, Eleanor Avinor, Barbara Golan, Livia Goldenblatt, Isabelle Kreindler (1983) "English Section of the University of Haifa Psychometric  Entrance  Examination (EEE):  1972-1983,"  Report No. 69, University Selection and         Assessment Unit.
     
    -----  (1982)  "Testing the Test of Advanced EFL Reading Comprehension:    To  What  Extent  Does  the  Difficulty of a Multiple-Choice Test Reflect the  Difficulty  of  the  Text?", System, 10 (3), 285-290.
     
    Laufer, Batia and Marsha Bensoussan (1982) “Meaning Is in the Eye of the Beholder,” English Teaching Forum, 20 (2), 10-13.
     
    ----- and Rachel Ramraz (1981) "THE  FILL-IN TEST:  Combining         Multiple-Choice  and Modified Cloze Techniques to Test Reading       Comprehension," Report No. 52, University of  Haifa  Selection and  Assessment Unit.   Revised 1982, Report No. 64.  See ERIC ED 227 652, 1983, 68 pp.
     
    1.      
    ----- (1979) "Manual for Teachers Preparing Examinations  in  EFL for Analysis by Computer," Report No. 44, University of Haifa Selection and Assessment Unit.
     
    Sim, Donald and Marsha Bensoussan (1979) "Control  of Contextualized Function and  Content Words as It Affects English as a Foreign Language Reading Comprehension Test Scores."  In R. Mackay, B. Barkman,  and  R.R.  Jordan  (Eds.), Reading  in  a  Second Language, Rowley, Mass.: Newbury House. Pp. 36-44.
     
    Nevo,  Baruch, Donald Sim, and Marsha Bensoussan (1977) "The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer: A Quantitative  Evaluation of the Outcomes of a Program for Teaching English as a Foreign Language," System, 5 (1), 33-37.
     
     

    Teaching Materials, University of Haifa, Department of Foreign Languages

     
    Avinor,  E.,  M.  Bensoussan,  S.  Freed,  J. Katzenelson, and I. Kreindler (Eds.)  (1998-9)  Readings  in  English  as  a  Foreign Language:  Advanced Two .
     
    Levanon,  L., M. Bensoussan, I. Bousso, F. Rosenfeld, Betty Rozen (Eds.)   (1998-9) Readings in  English  as  a  Foreign  Language:  Advanced One.
     
    Avinor,   E.,   M.  Bensoussan,  S.  Freed,  J.  Katzenelson,  I. Kreindler, and L. Lenz (Eds.) (1993) Readings in English as a Foreign Language:  Advanced Two (1993).    
     
    Levanon,  L.,  M.  Bensoussan,  I. Bousso, J. Livingstone, and B. Rozen (Eds.) (1993) Readings in English as a Foreign Language: Advanced One (1993).
     
    Bensoussan,  M., M. Lupu, and F. Rosenfeld (Eds.) (1990) Readings in English as a Foreign Language:  Pre-Advanced (1990-92).
     
    Bensoussan, M.  (as part of work in EFL Dyslexia Committee,  with Eleanor Avinor, Sonya Danziger, Kari Smith, Olga Bogdanov, Marian Bunzl,  Johanna Katzenelson, Joyce Livingstone, Lilian Cohen, and Ruth Auerbach) (1992) EFL Dyslexia:  Screening Test and  Remedial Materials.
     
    Bensoussan,  M.,  L.  Lenz (Eds.) (1990) Readings in English as a Foreign Language: Advanced Two (1990-92).
     
    Bensoussan, M., M. Lupu, and F. Rosenfeld (Eds.) (1990)  Readings in English as a Foreign Language:  Pre-Advanced (1990-92).
     
    Bensoussan,  M.,  M.  Lupu,  F. Rosenfeld, B. Rozen (Eds.) (1987, 1988) Readings in English as a Foreign Language  1987/88, 1988/89.
     
    Levanon, L., M. Bensoussan, I. Bousso,  B.  Rozen  (Eds.)  (1982) Readings for the Regular Course in English, 1982/83.
     
    ----- and Jonathan Golan (1981) English for Students of Mathematics.  See ERIC ED 257 314, 1981, 92 pp.
     
    Laufer,  B.  and  M.  Bensoussan  (Eds.)  (1978) Oral Proficiency Syllabus and Exercises of Language Laboratory.
     
    Bousso,  I.,  M.  Bensoussan,  B.  Laufer, J. Livingstone, D. Sim (Eds.)  (1977) Reading Comprehension Exercises in Context.
     
    Bensoussan, M., L. Groebel, J. Hill, M.  Shuval,  D.  Sim  (Eds.) (1971) The Reading of English.
     
    Open University, Outside Writer for course materials (1976-77) Tel Aviv:  Everyman's University:  English Comprehension for Science Students, Units 1-10; English Comprehension for Students of the Social Sciences and the and the Humanities, Units 1-3.
  • Participation in Conferences

    1.     השתתפות פעילה בכינוסים מדעיים    

    Participation in Scholarly Conferences

     

    א.   השתתפות פעילה:

     

     

    כנסים בינלאומיים

    Conferences Abroad

     

    Date

    Name of Conference

    Place of Conference

    Subject of Lecture/ Discussion

    Role

    Jan. 4-6, 1981

    IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language)

    Conference

    Athens, Greece

    Lexical Guessing in Context (with Batia Laufer)

    Presented paper

    Aug. 9-16, 1981

    AILA Conference

    Lund, Sweden

    Paper: The Effect of Dictionary Use on EFL Test Performance (with Donald Sim and Razelle Weiss)

    Presented paper

    May 20-21, 1982

    ACROLT (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing)

    Kibbutz Shefayim

    Paper: The Fill-in Test

    Presented paper

    Aug. 9-16, 1982

    International  Symposium on Language for Special Purposes

    Eindhoven, The Netherlands

    Paper: Teaching Mathematics Texts to Advanced Students of English as a Foreign Language (with J. Golan)

    Presented paper

    Jan. 4-5, 1983

    ACROLT  (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing)

    Qiryat Anavim

    Paper:  Changing the Difficulty Level of Multiple-Choice EFL Comprehension Questions

    Presented paper

    Oct. 14-16, 1983

    Seventh International Language Testing Symposium

    University of Essex, England

    Paper: The Fill-in Test

    Presented paper

    May 16-18, 1983

    ACROLT  (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing)

    Qiryat Anavim

    Paper: Difficulty of Authentic vs. Doctored Texts

    Presented paper

    Aug. 5-10, 1984

    AILA (International Association of Applied Linguistics)

    Brussels, Belgium

    Two papers: Aspects of  Cohesion and Coherence in Context: Investi-gating Causes of Difficulty for Israeli University Students Reading Texts in English.

    Aspects  of  Cohesion and Coherence in Context: Investigating Causes of Difficulty for Israeli University Students Reading Texts in English

    Presented papers

    April 8-14, 1985

    TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)

    New York City

    Display of teacher-made materials: English for Students of Mathematics (1981), with Jonathan Golan

    Presented display

    July 12-13, 1985

    TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)

    Georgetown University, Washington, DC

    Paper: Translation  and  Short-Answer  Comprehension  Questions  in Diagnosing EFL/ ESL Reading.

    Presented paper

    May 11-13, 1986

    ACROLT  (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing)

    Qiryat Anavim

    Presentation: Mistranslations as  Clues in Diagnosing Problems in Reading Comprehension (with Joan Abarbanel)

    Presentation

    Aug. 3-7, 1987

    Sixth European Symposium on LSP (Language for Special Purposes)

    University of Vaasa, Finland

    Paper:  EFL Reading Difficulties Revealed by Translation and Discourse Analysis:  Narrative vs. Expository Texts

    Presented paper

    May 11-13, 1988

    ACROLT (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing)

    Qiryat Anavim

    Two papers: SeDelGap:  Testing Macro-level Reading Comprehension (with Isabel Berman)

               

    Student Attitudes Towards Written and Oral Examinations (with Moshe Zeidner)

    Presented papers

    Aug. 3-6, 1988

    Second  Eindhoven  Symposium  on  Language for Special Purposes (LSP)

    University of Technology, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

    Paper: Reading Comprehension of LSP Texts: Expository, Mathematics, Literary.

    Presented paper

    May 7-9, 1989

    ACROLT  (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing)

    Qiryat Anavim

    Paper: The Influence of Schemata on Reading Comprehension Tests

    Presented paper

    April 25-27, 1990

    ACROLT  (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing)

    Qiryat Anavim

    Paper:  A Comparison of Achievement Scores on Student Attitudes in an EFL Reading Comprehension Course

    Presented paper

    July 6-10, 1990

    The Cooperative Learning Convention

    Baltimore, MD, USA

    Paper : The Influence of University Students' Learning Styles On Their Reading Com-prehension (with Rachel Hertz-Lazarowitz)

    Presented paper

    May 16-17, 1991

    ACROLT  (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing)

    Qiryat Anavim

    Paper: A Summary Completion Test for Long Academic Texts

    Presented paper

    May 21-22, 1992

    ACROLT  (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing)

    Qiryat Anavim

    Paper: A Tri-Lingual Situation: Testing Russian Immigrants at Israeli Universities.

    Presented paper

    Aug. 9-13, 1993

    AILA Conference

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Paper: A Trilingual Situation:  Russian Immigrants at Israeli Universities

    Presented paper

    June 29-30, 1994

    International  Conference on Immigration, Language Acquisition and Patterns of Social Integration, School of Education,

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    Paper: Achieving Multi-lingual Literacy: Attitudes and Motivation of Immigrant Stu-dents at the University of Haifa (with Eleanor Avinor, Isabelle Kreindler and Arkady Purisman)

    Presented paper

    July 3-4, 1994

    G.I.F.  (German-Israeli  Foundation)  Meeting on Migration and Immigration: Patterns of Social and  Cultural  Integration  --  A  Multidiscliplinary

    Approach

    Jerusalem

    Paper: Heterogeneous  Multilingual Foreign Language Classes at the University of Haifa (with Eleanor Avinor, Isabelle Kreindler and Arkady Purisman)

    Presented paper

    Sep. 28-30, 1995

    G.A.L.  (Gesellschaft  fur  Angewandte  Linguistik -- German Association of Applied Linguistics)

    Universitat Gesamthochschule  Kassel   

    Paper presented in workshop: Trilingualism: A  Description  of  Language  Attitudes  and  Achievements  of  Russian Immigrant Students at the University of Haifa (with Eleanor Avinor and Isabelle Kreindeler)

    Presented paper

    Oct. 4-6, 1995

    D.G.F.F.  (Deutschen  Gesellschaft  fur  Fremdsprachenforschung  --  German Association for Research in Foreign Languages)

    Martin-Luther Universitat

    Halle-Wittenberg.   Halle (Saale)

    Paper presented in

    Workshop: Testing in  a  European  Context: Multi-lingual  Language

    Testing in Israel

    Presented paper

    May 21-23, 1997

    ACROLT  (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing)

    Qiryat Anavim

    Paper: Majority and Minority Student Attitudes at the University of Haifa Towards Evaluation of their Language Performance (with Naila Abu-Manneh)

    Presented paper

    June 24-26, 1997

    International Conference on Multiculturalism and Minority Groups: From

    Theory to Practice

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    Paper: Language Problems of Russian Immigrant Students in Israel and Germany

    Presented paper

    March 16-18, 1998

    Second Inter-University Conference on Sociolinguistics

    University of Haifa

    Paper: Israeli Circassians:  A Unique Case of Minority Tongue Maintenance (with Isabelle Kreindler, Eleanor Avinor,  Faina Furman, Arkady Purisman)

    Presented paper

    May 14-16, 2000

    ACROLT  (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing)

    Qiryat Anavim

    Paper: Exit Level University EFL Reading Comprehension and the Summer Project for Ethiopian Students

    Presented paper

    **May 1-2, 2001

    ACROLT  (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing)

    Neve Ilan

    Paper: Criteria for Evaluating a Language Website

    Presented paper

    **July 5-7, 2001

    ALTE (The Association of Language Testers in Europe) Conference: European Language Testing Issues in a Global Context)

    Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

    Paper: Evaluating Reading Comprehension of Academic Texts: Guided Multiple-Choice Summary Completion (with Bonnie Ben-Israel).

    Presented paper

    **Aug. 27-Sept. 1, 2001

    EuroCALL, 2001

    University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands

    Paper: Language Website for Academic Purposes: Criteria for Evaluation (with Eleanor Avinor and Olga Bogdanov)

    Presented paper

    **May 8-9, 2002

    ACROLT (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing) Symposium

     

    Ma'ale HaChamisha

    Paper:  Teacher Assessments and Student Evaluations of a  Mixed-Mode Integrative University Course of English Academic Reading Comprehension (with Eleanor Avinor and Olga Bogdanov)

    Presented paper

    **Aug. 18-20, 2002

    CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) Conference

    Antwerp, Belgium

    Paper:  To Web or Not To Web? Integrating an interactive language

    learning course with traditional learning on the tertiary level (with Eleanor Avinor and Olga

    Bogdanov)

    Presented paper

    **Sept. 4-6, 2003

    The Third International Conference on Trilingualism and Third Language Acquisition

    Tralee, Ireland

    Paper: Linguistic and Sociolinguistic Factors: Responses of bilingual and trilingual students in an advanced English course in reading for academic purposes (with Eleanor Avinor and  Olga Bogdanov).

    Presented paper

    **June 15-17, 2004

    ACROLT (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing) -The 20th International Language Testing Symposium

    Ma'ale HaChamisha

    Paper: Evaluating Web-based Materials in the MEITAL Project (with Miriam Schcolnik and Sara Kol)

    Presented paper

    **July 25-29

    AILA (International Association of Applied Linguists) Conference,

    Madison, Wisconsin, USA

    Paper: Language teaching and the Internet: Computer-Mediated EFL Academic Reading Comprehension Courses. (Presented with Bonnie Ben-Israel in Domain-Specific Internet Communication Symposium)

    Presented paper

    **Aug. 24-27, 2005

    EUROCALL.

    Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

    Paper: Florence: Speech recognition software and uni-versity students of EFL (with B. Ben-Israel, S. Streka-lovcsky, N. Davidson, Y. Dolgopolov, and F. Isenberg)

    Presented paper

    **Sept. 1, 2005

    ERIC (European Resources for Intercultural Communication) Intercultural communication and Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

    University of Lugano, Switzerland

    Webconference:

    Computer-Mediated EFL Academic Reading Comprehension Courses

    (HighLearn)

    Lectured Online

    **Sept. 6-8, 2005

    The 4th International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and  Multilingualism

    Fribourg and Biel Switzerland

    Paper: Talking to Computers: Speech recognition software and trilingual, learning-disabled, and weak university students of EFL. (with B. Ben –Israel, S. Strekalovsky, N. Davidson, Y. Dolgopolov and F. Isenberg)

    Presented paper

    **Aug. 24-29, 2008

    AILA (International Association of Applied Linguists) Conference

    Essen, Germany

    Two papers: L1 vs. L2 Responses on EFL Reading Comprehension Tests: How do they affect scores?

    (with Olga Bogdanov and Lut Baten)

     

    A Holistic Approach to EAP Among Low-Level Proficiency Multilingual Students:  Problems and Solutions (with Eleanor Avinor, Bonnie Ben-Israel, Olga Bogdanov, Vera Zavyalova, and Sharon Hirsch)

    Presented papers

    **Aug. 6-8, 2010

    8th Asia TEFL International Conference

    Hanoi University of Languages and International Studies, Vietnam

    Paper: Post Test Satisfaction among Advanced EFL Students  (with Bonnie Ben-Israel)

    Presented paper

    **June 25-27, 2012

    The 28th Annual Meeting of the Association for Israel Studies: Multicultural Israel in a Global Perspective: Between One Society and Many Societies

    University of Haifa

    Paper presented:  The university classroom as a multilingual microcosm: Conditions

    for cooperation learning English as a foreign language (with Bonnie Ben-Israel and Arkady

    Purisman)

    Presented paper

     

     

     

    כנסים  ישראליים

    Israeli Conferences

     

    Date

    Name of Conference

    Place of Conference

    Subject of Lecture/ Discussion

    Role

    March 1975

    UTELI (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference

    Tel Aviv University

    Paper: Testing

    Presented paper

    Sept. 9, 1979

    UTELI (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference

    Tel Aviv University

    Paper: To What Extent Does Context  Affect  the  Guessing  of  Unknown Words? (with B. Laufer)

    Presented paper

    May 10, 1981

    ISRATESOL (Israeli branch of TESOL -- Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) Conference

    Tel Aviv University

    Paper: Testing EFL Reading Comprehension

    Presented paper

    Oct. 14, 1981

    UTELI (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference

    Ben Gurion University

    Workshop: Testing the Test

    Organized and presented Workshop

    Oct. 21, 1981

    ILASH (Israeli Association of Applied Linguists) Conference

     

    Ben Gurion University of the Negev

    Paper: Diagnosing 

    Difficulties in English Reading Comprehension Through Analysis of Errors in Translation to the Native Language

    Presented paper

    Sept. 6, 1982

    UTELI (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference

    Tel Aviv University

    Paper: Diagnosing Errors in EFL Through the Cloze Procedure

    Presented paper

    Sept. 26, 1983

    ILASH (Israeli Association of Applied Linguists)

    Haifa, The  Technion 

    Paper:  Discourse Analysis of Translations by Israeli EFL Students: Differences  in  Mistranslations  from  English into Hebrew and into Arabic (with Judith

    Rosenhouse, and Hannah Amit-Kochavi)

    Presented paper

    Feb.  26-27,  1984

    UTELI (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference

     

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    ACROLT Panel.  Workshop on Test Literacy.

    Participated in Panel

    Jan.  29-30,  1986

    SCRIPT (Special Committee for Research In Processing of Texts)

     

    Qiryat Anavim

    Paper:  Aspects of Cohesion and

    Coherence in Context: Sequencing and Text Difficulty

    Presented paper

    Feb. 3, 1986

    UTELI (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference 

     

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    Paper: Coherence and Cohesion

    Presented paper

    Oct. 28, 1986

    ILASH (Israeli Association of Applied Linguists) Conference

     

    University of Haifa

    Paper: A Comparison of Translation, Short-Answer Questions, and Summary as

    Methods of Evaluating Reading Comprehension in English as a Foreign Language  (with Joan Abarbanel)

    Presented paper

    Feb. 16-17, 1987

    UTELI (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference

    The Hebrew University of  Jerusalem.

           

    Discussion Group:  Macro- and Micro- Approaches to Text Analysis

    Participated in Discussion Group

    April 2, 1987

    Linguistic Forum

     

    University of Haifa.

    Paper: Discourse Analysis and Problems in Reading Comprehension of Foreign Language Learners.

    Presented paper

    Oct. 20, 1987

    ILASH (Israeli Association of Applied Linguists) Conference

     

    Bar Ilan University

    Paper: Reading and Summarizing Texts in a Foreign Language (with Isabelle Kreindler)

    Presented paper

    June 22-23, 1988

    SCRIPT (Special Committee for Research In Processing of Texts)

    Paper

     

    Qiryat Anavim

    Reading Comprehension of Three Types of Text:  Expository, Mathematics, and Literary

    Presented paper

    July 17-20, 1988

    ETAI (English Teachers' Association of Israel), Second International Jerusalem Conference

     

    The Hebrew University

    Workshop: SeDelGap  Tests of Macro-Level Reading Comprehension – An Exercise in International Collaboration.

    Presented Workshop

    October 1988

    ILASH (Israeli Association of Applied Linguists) Conference

     

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    Lecture: The Influence of Schemata in Reading Comprehension

    Presented paper

    October 12, 1989

    ILASH (Israeli Association of Applied Linguists) Conference

    Haifa, The Technion

    Paper: Redundancy and the Cohesion Cloze

    Presented paper

    October 2, 1991

    ILASH (Israeli Association of Applied Linguists) Conference

     

    Ben Gurion University

    Lecture: Russian Immigrants at Israeli Universities:  Learning Two Languages Simultaneously  (with Eleanor  Avinor, Isabelle Kreindler, Haggai Kupermintz, Benjamin Reizer, and Larry Selinker)

    Presented paper

    Feb. 123, 1992

    UTELI (University Teachers of the English Language in  Israel)  Conference

    Haifa, The Technion

    Two Papers:

    Performance Bands and EFL Reading Comprehension (with M. Johnson) 

     

    A Tri-lingual Situation: Russian Immigrants at Israeli Universities (with E. Avinor, and I. Kreindler)

    Presented papers

    Oct. 12-13, 1993

    UTELI  (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference,

    Haifa, The Technion

    Two papers: Dyslexic Students: Screening Test and Remedial Materials in the Language Laboratory.

     

    A Guided Summary Completion Test for Long Academic Texts

    Presented papers

    Feb.  21, 1998

    UTELI  (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference

    The Hebrew University of  Jerusalem

    Two papers:

    Dictionaries and Tests of EFL Reading Comprehension.

     

    Post-Graduate Course in Academic Writing: Motivation and Processing.

    Presented papers

    April 15-16, 1997

    Conference on Language Policy in Israel,

    Bar Ilan University

    Paper: The Multicultural EFL Classroom at the University of Haifa (paper with Naila Abu-Manneh)

    Presented paper

    May 5-6, 2002

    IALS

    האגודה הישראלית לחקר שפה וחברה: שפה וזהות בחברה רב-תרבותית

    Tel Aviv University

    Paper: Dictionary Use and Preferences of Students and Teachers – English Level, Technology and Environment

    Presented paper

    Oct. 22, 2000

    ILASH (Israeli Association of Applied Linguists) Conference

    Ben Gurion University

    Lecture: Evaluating Reading Comprehension Using a Multiple-Choice Version of the Summary Completion Task (with Bonnie Ben-Israel)

    Presented paper

    **Feb. 19, 2001

    UTELI  (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference

    University of Haifa

    Plenary Paper: Evaluation Criteria of Web site in Progress.

    Presented Plenary paper

    **Feb. 12, 2002

    מיט"ל (מרכז ידע בין אוניברסיטאי לטכנולוגיות למידה) תיקשוב בהוראה אקדמית,

     

    Haifa, The Technion

    . פוסטר עם א. בוגדאנוב ו ש. בן-ארי – אתר השפות למטרות אקדמיות: קורסים באנגלית ובערבית.

    Presented poster

    **June 15, 2003

    ((IALS  האגודה הישראלית לחקר שפה וחברה: שפה וזהות בחברה רב-תרבותית,

     

    Tel Aviv University

    Lecture: Vocabulary and sociolinguistic issues in online written responses of multilingual students in an advanced EAP course (with Eleanor Avinor and Olga Bogdanov)

     

    Presented paper

    **Feb. 16, 2004

    UTELI  (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference

     

    The Open University

    Paper presented : Advanced English Course for Students of Education: Sample E-Unit (with Shira Koren and Noa Levy)

    Presented paper

    **Feb. 26, 2004

    מיט"ל (מרכז ידע בין אוניברסיטאי לטכנולוגיות למידה) תיקשוב בהוראה אקדמית

     

    Tel Aviv University

    הרצאה: אנגלית למתקדמים לסטודנטים לחינוך: דוגמה של יחידה אלקטרונית (עם שירה קורן ונע לוי)

    Presented paper

    **Feb. 22, 2007

    UTELI  (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference

     

    Bar Ilan University.

    Two papers: Learning-Disabled Students and the Audio-Visual Language Laboratory: Results of three years' experience with Speech-to-Text software at the University of Haifa (with Svetlana Strekalovsky, Bonnie Ben-Israel, Natalia Davidson, Yuri Dolgopolov, Betsy Yizraeli)

     

    A Holistic Approach to Repeated Failures at the University of Haifa: Problems and Solutions (with Eleanor Avinor, Bonnie Ben-Israel, Vera Zavyalova)

     

    Presented papers

    **Feb. 24, 2009

    UTELI  (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference

     

     

     

    Tel Aviv University

    Paper: Can We Tell in Advance? 

    Criteria for the Identification of Remedial Students (with Bonnie Ben-Israel and Eleanor Avinor)

                  Roundtable on Assessment: Diverse and Frequent  Informal Testing (with Bonnie Ben-Israel)

    Presented paper

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Participated in Roundtable

     

    **April 16, 2009

    ETAI (English Teachers' Association of Israel) Spring Conference

     

     

    Academic Arab College for Education in Israel, Haifa,

     

    Paper presented: Remedial advanced reading comprehension courses: A smorgasbord of solutions

    Presented paper

    **March 25, 2010

    ETAI (English Teachers' Association of Israel) Spring Conference

    Kibbutz Yagur

    Paper presented: Post Test Satisfaction among EFL Students (with Bonnie Ben-Israel)

    Presented paper

    **Oct. 23, 2011

    ILASH (Israeli Association of Applied Linguists) Conference

    University of Haifa

    Paper presented: Text analysis of an advanced English reading comprehension examination (with Bonnie Ben-Israel, Natalia Davidson, Linda Miller, Irena Vilensky)

    Presented paper

    **Feb. 5, 2012

    UTELI (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    Paper: Student attitudes towards their course in

    EFL advanced reading comprehension. (with Bonnie Ben-Israel and Arkady Purisman)

    Presented paper

    **June 30, 2013

    IASLS 12th Conference of the Israeli Association for the Study of Language and Society

    Tel Aviv University

    Paper presented:

    Language policy and multilingual Israeli university students' perceptions towards the learning environment

    (with Bonnie Ben-Israel)

    Presented paper

     

    ב.   ארגון כנסים ומושבים:

    Organization of Conferences

     

    ארגון כנסים

     

     

    Date

    Name of Conference

    Place of Conference

    Subject of Lecture/ Discussion

    Nov. 15-16, 1992

    International TRI-LINGUAL Conference (co-organized with Malcolm Johnson, Education Officer, The British Council)

    University of Haifa

    Trilingualism – first international conference

    June 12-13, 1994

    Second International TRILINGUAL Conference

     

    University of Haifa (co-organized  with Malcolm Johnson,  Education Officer, The British Council)

    Trilingualism – second international conference

    June 10-11, 1998

    ACROLT (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing) – The 15th  International Language Testing Symposium

     

    University of Haifa (with Naila Abu-Manneh and Renate Duebbert)

    ACROLT (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing)

    Oct. 13, 1998

    איל''ש (אגודה ישראלית לבלשנות שימושית) 

     

    University of Haifa (with Dr. Susan Feigenbaum)

    ILASH (Israeli Association of Applied Linguistics)

    Feb. 7, 2000

    UTELI (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference 

     

    University of Haifa

    UTELI (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel)

    **Feb. 19, 2001

    UTELI (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel)  Conference

     

    University of Haifa

    UTELI

    **May 1-2, 2001

    ACROLT (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing) – The 17th  International Language Testing Symposium

    Neve Shalom (with  Bernard Spolsky, Elana Shohamy, Ofra Inbar, Smadar Donitsa-Schmidt)

    ACROLT

    **Oct. 23, 2001

    איל''ש (אגודה ישראלית לבלשנות שימושית) 

     

    University of Haifa (with Rina Ben-Shahar, Sylvia Adler and Dennis Korzon)

    ILASH

    **Feb. 11, 2002

    UTELI (University Teachers of the English Language in Israel) Conference

     

    University of Haifa

    UTELI

    **May 8-9, 2002

    ACROLT (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing) – The 18th  International Language Testing Symposium

     

    Ma’ale HaChamisha (with  Bernard Spolsky, Elana Shohamy, Ofra Inbar, Smadar Donitsa-Schmidt)

    ACROLT

    **June 8-9, 2003

    ACROLT (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing) –  The 19th  International Language Testing Symposium

     

    Ma’ale HaChamisha (with  Bernard Spolsky, Elana Shohamy, Kari Smith, Claire Gordon,  Ofra Inbar, Smadar Donitsa-Schmidt, Ruth Fortus)

    ACROLT

    **June 15-17, 2004

    ACROLT (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing) –   The 20th  International Language Testing Symposium

    Ma’ale HaChamisha (with  Bernard Spolsky, Elana Shohamy, Kari Smith, Claire Gordon, Ofra Inbar, Smadar Donitsa-Schmidt, Ruth Fortus)

    ACROLT

    **June 21-22, 2005

    ACROLT (Academic Committee for Research on Language Testing) - The 21st International Language Testing Symposium

     

    Ma'ale HaChamisha (with  Lisa Amdur, Ruth Fortus, Claire Gordon, Orly Haim, Ofra Inbar, Smadar Donitsa-Schmidt)

    ACROLT

    **

    Oct. 23, 2011

     

    ILASH (Israeli Association of Applied Linguists)

     University of Haifa (co-organized with Rina Ben-Shahar, Silvia Adler, and Dennis Kurzon)

    ILASH (Israeli Association of Applied Linguists)

     

     

     

    2.      הרצאות אורח בהזמנה

     

    Invited Lectures

     

    Feb. 16, 1996

    Issues in Multilingual Testing

     

    Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium.

    Workshop for English teachers

    May 17, 1996

     

    Torun Teachers’ Training College, Poland.

    Language testing

    Aug. 26, 1999

    Teaching in a Multicultural Reality   

     

    Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Local Council, Kfar Kama.

     

    The Circassian

    Language Experience in Turkey

    Oct. 1, 1999

    Evaluating Reading Comprehension on Macro- and Micro-Levels

     

    Helsinki University Language Centre, University of Helsinki, Finland

    Language Testing

    ** July 19, 2001

    Department of English and American Studies

    University of Dortmund, Germany

    Testing Literary and Expository Texts

     

     

    3.      הרצאות קולוקויום

    Colloquium Talks

     

    Date

    Name of Lecture

    Place of Lecture

    Subject of Lecture/ Discussion

    Nov. 27, 1984

    Applying Discourse Analysis to Diagnose Difficulty in EFL

    Reading Comprehension by Translation into the Native Language.

     

    SUNY - State University of New York at Binghamton

    Translation Workshop 

    July 30, 1985

    Harvard University Summer School, English as a Second Language

     

    Cambridge,

    Massachusetts

    Seminar. Issues in Testing

    Aug. 19, 1985

    ETS  (Educational  Testing Service), TOEFL

     

    Princeton, New Jersey

    Seminar. Testing EFL Reading Comprehension Using a Multiple-Choice Rational Discourse Cloze

    March  25,

    1991

    School for Overseas Students, Unit for the Teaching of Hebrew

     

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    Workshop for Hebrew teachers:  Cloze Tests Measures of Hebrew Reading Comprehension

    Oct. 9-10, 1995

    Institute for English and American Studies

     

    Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena, Germany

    Workshop  (with Prof. Christine Klein-Braley from the University of Duisburg) for the lecturers in the department to discuss curriculum development and assessment of the language program

    Nov. 17, 1995

    Department of Applied Linguistics

     

    Kossuth University, Debrecen, Hungary

    Workshop for MA students of English  on the testing reading

    comprehension 

    Dec. 8, 1995.

    Volkshochschule 

     

    Aachen, Germany

    Workshop for English teachers: Techniques for Exploiting Inter-mediate and Advanced Texts for Adults

    Learning English as a Foreign Language 

     

     

     


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    Educational Research and Reviews
    Global Education Review (Editorial Board 2013)
    Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development
    Journal of Research in Reading
    Language Testing
    Reading in a Foreign Language
    TESOL Quarterly (Editorial Board 2013-2015)
    The Canadian Modern Language Review
    The Mental Measurements Yearbook, BUROS Institute of Mental
                Measurements
     
     
     
    1.     מענקי מחקר
     
    9. RESEARCH GRANTS
     
    Position
    Partners
    Subject
    Source of Funding
    Dates
    Researcher, Co-Author
    Dr. Isabelle Kreindler, Dr. Eleanor Avinor and Mr. Chen Bram
     
    Circassian Israelis:  Multilingualism as a Way of Life                      
    Ministry of Science (1994-98) 37,000 NIS and The Language Policy Research Center (1998) $1,000 
    1994-1998
    Co-author, co-developer
     
    Construct Website for Department of Foreign Languages
     
     
    Grant, University of Haifa, Committee for Development of Computerized Teaching Materials 2,000,
    8,000 NIS
    1999-2000
    Co-author,  co-developer
     
    Continuation of Department Website, Distance Learning Courses
    Grant, VATAT Project and Steering Committee of University of Haifa,
    194,000 NIS
     
    **2000-2003
    Co-author,  co-developer
    EFL Depts, Tel Aviv and Bar-Ilan Universities, Hebrew University of  Jerusalem
    Computerized English courses, Inter-University Project
     
    Grant, MEITAL Project (Center for Technology and Learning, 2002-2004),
    24,000 NIS
    **2002-2004
    Scientific Coordinator (with University of Helsinki, Finland), Head of University of Haifa Team
     
    Coordinators (with Finland)
    INTAS Project (International Association for the promotion of co-operation with scientists from the New Independent Statues of the former Soviet Union)
    “Transforming Societies: East and West 2004”
    New language identity in transforming societies: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Consortium:  University of Haifa –Israel, Helsinki University – Finland, Kazakh National University al-Farabi – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University – Kyrgyzstan, Tajik State National University – Tajikistan, Samarkand State University – Uzbekistan
    92,464 Euros (6,900 Euros for the University of Haifa)
    **2005-2007
     
     
     
     
     
    תפקיד
    שותפים
    נושא
    מקור מממן
    שנה
    Researcher, Co-Author
    Dr. Isabelle Kreindler, Dr. Eleanor Avinor and Mr. Chen Bram
     
    Circassian Israelis:  Multilingualism as a Way of Life                      
    Ministry of Science (1994-98) 37,000 NIS and The Language Policy Research Center (1998) $1,000 
    1994-1998
    Co-author, co-developer
     
    התחלת בניית האתר אינטרנט לשפות במחלקה לשפות זרות
    Development of Department Website
    מענק, אוניברסיטת חיפה, הוועדה לחידושים בדרכי ההוראה פיתוח יוזמות בתקשוב 2000, 8,000 ₪
    University of Haifa
    1999-2000
    Co-author,  co-developer
     
    המשך בניית אתר אינטרנט וקורסים בלימוד רחוק עבור כל השפות במחלקה לשפות זרות.
    Development of Distance Learning Courses
    מענק, פרויקט ות''ת וועדת ההיגוי לחידושים בהוראה של אונ' חיפה
      194,000 ש''ח.
    VATAT: Internet Project Development
    **2000-2003
    Co-author,  co-developer
    EFL Depat, Tel Aviv & Bar Ilan Universities and the Hebrew Univ of Jerusalem)
    בניית קורסים מתוקשבים באנגלית
    Development of Internet Courses
    מענק, פרויקט מיט"ל – מרכז ידע טכנולוגית למידה (2002-2004), 24,000 ₪
    MEITAL Project
    **2002-2004
    Scientific Coordinator (with University of Helsinki, Finland), Head of University of Haifa Team
     
    Coordinators (with Finland)
    INTAS Project (International Association for the promotion of co-operation with scientists from the New Independent Statues of the former Soviet Union)
    “Transforming Societies: East and West 2004”
    New language identity in transforming societies: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Consortium:  University of Haifa –Israel, Helsinki University – Finland, Kazakh National University al-Farabi – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University – Kyrgyzstan, Tajik State National University – Tajikistan, Samarkand State University – Uzbekistan
    92,464 Euros (6,900 Euros for the University of Haifa)
    **2005-2007
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    2.     מלגות, פרסים
     
    Scholarships, Awards, and Teaching / Research Grants
     
    Date
    Partners
    Subject
    Source
    Role
    April 1976
     
    Minicourse in Testing, Edinburgh
    British Council Scholarship 
    Participant
    1989-1995
     
    Academic Writing course in English for Ph.D. Candidates
    Wolfson Foundation Grant: 
    Teacher
    1991
    With team of teachers from the department and consultation with Dr. Oren Lamm, Dept. of Education
    EFL Dyslexia: 
    Screening Test and Remedial Materials.
    University of Haifa, Faculty of Humanities NIS 1,000:
    Coordinator, researcher
    April 1993
     
    Study visit to examine multilingual language acquisition,
    computerized language laboratories at the Universities of Reading, London, Cambridge, and Exeter
    British Council Visitorship
    Participant
    1991-1994
     
     
    Russian Immigrants at Israeli Universities Learning Two Languages Simultaneously
    University of Haifa, Faculty of Humanities (1991-94) and The Research Authority
    (1994) NIS 1,000
    Coordinator, Researcher, and Co-author
    1994-1995
    Dr. Svetlana Strekalovsky.
     
    Multilingual Psycho-linguistic Mechanisms  of Test Comprehension and Text Production in University Students of EFL
    University of Haifa, Faculty of  Humanities   NIS 1,000
    Coordinator
    1994, 1997
     
    עבור הצטיינות בהוראה (מסלול ב')          
    Excellence in teaching
    מענק, אוניברסיטת חיפה
    University of Haifa
    Teacher
    **2003-2005
     
    An Erasmus
    Teacher Education Project, E-learning Sub-Network) http://bscw/fl-koeln.de
    ERIC (European Resources for Intercultural Communication)
    Participant
     
     
     
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