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Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan

Education: PhD in Applied Linguistics

Affiliation: Iranian Institute for Encyclopedia Research, Iran

Address:

Iranian Institute for Encyclopedia Research

Ministry of Science, Research & Technology

Ma'aref Street

Sa'adat Abad

19977-43881, Tehran

IRAN

P.O.Box: 14655-478

Phone: +98 (21) 22129843

Fax: +98 (21) 22129840

Email: salmani@iecf.ir

 

Biography

Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan received his PhD in Applied Linguistics from the University of Tehran in November 2002, his MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of Isfahan in November 1995, and his BA in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from Shiraz University in September 1991 (with distinction). He has also mastered IT and Statistical Analysis skills.

He has over 20 years of teaching experience and has taught major EFL courses at BA, MA, and PhD levels. The main courses he has taught include Advanced Research Methodology, Language Testing, English for Specific Purposes (ESP), and Critical Appraisal of Language Teaching Methodology. His main areas of interest include language testing, ESP, politeness, and pragmatics. He has published over 40 papers in international academic journals including Teaching and Teacher Education, Speech Communication, TESL Canada Journal, and so on. In addition, he has (co)authored three academic books and also authored one on IELTS.

Besides his position with the International Journal of Language Studies, Dr Salmani Nodoushan sits on the editorial boards the Journal of Asia TEFL, Journal of Linguistic and Intercultural Education, Asian EFL Journal, and Journal on English Language Teaching. He is also a reviewer for a number of journals including Journal of Pragmatics, TESOL Quarterly, Pragmatics and Society, and The Journal of Politeness Research.

Publications

Papers

Capone, A., & Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2014). On indirect reports and language games: Evidence from Persian. Rivista Italiana di Filosofia del Linguaggio, 8(2), in press.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A., & Mohiyedin Ghomshei, G. R. (2014). Iconicity of cohesion in Persian causative constructions. Linguistik online 68, 29-42. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13092/lo.65.1401)
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2014). Speech acts or language micro- and macro-games? International Journal of Language Studies, 8(4), 1-28. (DOI: 10.13140/2.1.3699.2648)
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2014). Assessing writing: A review of the main trends. Studies in English Language and Education, 1(2), 119-129.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2014). Cognitive versus learning styles: Emergence of the Ideal Education Model (IEM). Journal on Educational Psychology, 8(2), 31-39.
Karami, H., & Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2014). The impact of analogy on L3 reading comprehension. The Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 14(1), 112-120.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2013). The bilingual self or selves? Annals Universitatis Apulensis - Series Philologica, 14(2), 503-510.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2013). The social semiotics of funerary rites in Iran. International Journal of Language Studies, 7(1), 79-102.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2012). Rethinking face and politeness. International Journal of Language Studies, 6(4), 119-140.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2012). Self-regulated learning (SRL): Emergence of the RSRLM model. International Journal of Language Studies, 6(3), 1-16.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2012). The impact of locus of control on language achievement. International Journal of Language Studies, 6(2), 123-136.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2012). A structural move analysis of discussion sub-genre in applied linguistics. DACOROMANIA, 17(2), 199-212.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A., & Montazeran, H. (2012). The book review genre: A structural move analysis. International Journal of Language Studies, 6(1), 1-30.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A., & Khakbaz, N. (2011). Theses ‘Discussion’ sections: A structural move analysis. International Journal of Language Studies, 5(3), 111-132.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2011). Temperament as an indicator of language achievement. International Journal of Language Studies, 5(4), 33-52.
Karami, H., & Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2011). Differential item functioning (DIF): Current problems and future directions. International Journal of Language Studies, 5(3), 133-142.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2011). Reflective teaching in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classes: An overview. Journal on School Educational Technology, 6(3), 1-6.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A., & Allami, H. (2011). Supportive discourse moves in Persian requests. International Journal of Language Studies, 5(2), 65-94.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2011). The place of genre analysis in international communication. International Journal of Language Studies, 5(1), 63-74.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2010). The silent disarmers: What L1 habits do to FL success. Modern Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2(2), 187-189.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2010). The Interface between interim assessment and feedback: An opinion paper. Journal on Educational Psychology, 4(3), 1-8.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2010). The impact of formal schemata on L3 reading recall. International Journal of Language Studies, 4(4), 357-372.
Nemati, M., Salmani Nodoushan, M. A., & Ashrafzadeh, A. (2010). Learning strategies in proficient and less proficient readers in medicine. Journal on Educational Psychology, 4(2), 19-32.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2009). The Shaffer-Gee perspective: Can epistemic games serve education? Teaching and Teacher Education, 25(6), 897-901.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2009). Measurement theory in language testing: Past traditions and current trends. Journal on Educational Psychology, 3(2), 1-12.
M. fadi Al Shalabi, & Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2009). Personality theory and TESOL. Journal on Educational Psychology, 3(1), 14-22.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2009). Improving learning and teaching through action research. The Modern Journal of Applied Linguistics, 1(3), 211-222.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2009). Is EFL study major a predictor of language achievement. The Modern Journal of Applied Linguistics, 1(3), 182-193.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2009). Identifying sources of bias in EFL writing assessment through multiple trait scoring. The Modern Journal of Applied Linguistics, 1(2), 28-53.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2009). Morphological make-up as the predictor of English word accent. TESL Canada Journal, 26(2), 13-23.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2008). A critique of the brave new world of K-12 education. Journal on School Educational Technology, 4(2), 1-6.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2008). Language and literacy development in prelingually-deaf children. Journal on Educational Psychology, 2(2), 16-20.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2008). Persian requests: Redress of face through indirectness. Iranian Journal of Language Studies, 2(3), 257-280.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2008). The role of metacognition in the language teaching profession. Journal on Educational Psychology, 2(1), 1-9.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2008). Performance assessment in language testing. Journal on School Educational Technology, 3(4), 1-7.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2008). A Framework for Task-Oriented Language Instruction. Journal on School Educational Technology, 3(3), 5-16.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2008). The Quantum Human Computer (QHC) Hypothesis. Journal of Educational Technology, 4(4), 28-32.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2007). Conversational Strategies in Farsi Complaints: The Case of Iranian Complainers. PhiN, 39, 20-37.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2007). Error treatment in the EFL writing class: Red pen method versus remedial instruction. Journal of Educational Technology, 4(3), 53-58.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2007). Is Field Dependence or Independence a Predictor of EFL Reading Performance? TESL Canada Journal, 24(2), 82-108.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2007). Thinking on the write path. Training Journal, May 2007, 37-40.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2007). On adopting a cognitive orientation in EFL writing classroom. Journal on Educational Psychology, 1(1), 15-18.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2007). Politeness markers in Persian requestives. The Linguistics Journal, 2(1), 43-68.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2007). Are task type and text familiarity predictors of performance on tests of English for specific purposes? Asian ESP Journal, 3(1), 67-96.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2007). Is text cohesion a precursor to reading success?. Journal of Educational Technology, 3(4), 87-91.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2006). A sociopragmatic comparative study of ostensible invitations in English and Farsi. Speech Communication, 48(8), 903-912.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2006). Does field independence relate to performance on communicative language tests? Journal of Educational Technology, 3(3), 79-85.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2006). Iranian complainees' use of conversational strategies: A politeness study. Iranian Journal of Language Studies, 1(1), 29-56.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2006). Research in the language classroom: State of the art. Journal of Educational Technology, 3(2), 63-72.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2003). Greetings forms in English and Persian: A sociopragmatic perspective. International Journal of Language, Culture, and Society, 17. online.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2006). Language teaching: State of the art. Asian EFL Journal, 8(1), 169-193.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2003). Text-familiarity, reading tasks and ESP test performance: A study on Iranian LEP and Non-LEP university students. The Reading Matrix, 3(1), online.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (1998). Correlation in language testing. The Research Quarterly of Arak Islamic Azad University,1, 139-142.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (1992). A review of diploma English exam. The FLT Journal (Roshd), 35, 14-19.

Chapters in Edited Volumes

Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (in press). Reported speech: The state of the art. In A. Capone (Ed.), Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy & Psychology (Volume 4). Heidelberg: Springer.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2015). Rituals of death as staged communicative acts and pragmemes. In J. L. Mey & A. Capone (Eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies in Pragmatics, Culture and Society. Heidelberg: Springer.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A., & Daftarifard, P. (2011). Globalized classroom, emancipatory competence, and critical pedagogy: A paradigm shift. In R. V. Nata (Ed.), Progress in Education, (pp.147-162). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Book Reviews

Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (in press). Review of Intercultural Pragmatics. Pragmatics & Society.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (in press). Review of Perspectives on Linguistic Pragmatics. Intercultural Pragmatics, 11(4), 645-649. (DOI: 10.1515/ip-2014-0028)
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2014). Review of Perspectives on Pragmatics and Philosophy. Intercultural Pragmatics, 11(2), 301-306. (DOI: DOI 10.1515/ip-2014-0013)
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2013). Review of Philosophical Perspectives for Pragmatics. Linguistik Online, 58(1), 119-126.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2010). Review of An introduction to phonetics & phonology. Modern Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2(3), 249-251.

Conference Presentations/Proceedings

Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (June 3-5, 2011). A Structural Move Analysis of Discussion Sub-genre in Applied Linguistics, International Conference (Lund University, Marstrand, Sweden)

Books

Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2011). Reading for the IELTS. Raleigh, NC: Lulu Press Inc.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A., & Birjandi, P. (2005). An Introduction to Phonetics. Tehran: Zabankadeh publications.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A., & Alavi, S. M. (2004). APA Style and Research Report Writing. Tehran: Zabankadeh publications.
Birjandi, P., Alavi, S. M., & Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2004). Advanced Writing. Tehran: Zabankadeh publications.

Disclaimer

Dr Salmani Nodoushan is not connected in any way with any predatory/vanity journal, nor is he affiliated with any predatory/vanity publisher. If you happen to see his name on the editorial board of any predatory/vanity journal, it is without his knowledge and consent, so please contact him. For a list of predatory/vanity/garbage journals and publishers, please see Professor Jeffrey Beall's watchlist at: www.scholarlyoa.com.