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Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan

Education: PhD in Applied Linguistics/TESOL

Affiliation: Iranian Institute for Encyclopedia Research

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Iranian Institute for Encyclopedia Research

Ministry of Science, Research & Technology

Ma'aref Street, Sa'adat Abad

19977-43881 Tehran, IRAN

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Email: contact@ijls.net | Email: salmani@iecf.ir

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Vita

Mohammad A. Salmani Nodoushan received his PhD in Applied Linguistics/TESOL 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. 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. He is currently associate professor of Applied Linguistics/TESOL at Iranian Institute for Encyclopedia Research, Tehran, Iran.

His main areas of interest are politeness and pragmatics, and he has also conducted a number of studies on language education and assessment. He has published a few papers (listed below) in international academic journals including Teaching and Teacher Education (Elsevier), Speech Communication (Elsevier), International Journal of Applied Linguistics (Wiley), International Review of Pragmatics (Brill), Pragmatics and Society (John Benjamins), Intercultural Pragmatics (Walter De Gruyter), British Journal of Educational Technology (Wiley), and Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict (John Benjamins). He has also (co)authored a few books. Besides his position with the International Journal of Language Studies, Dr Salmani Nodoushan is a reviewer for a number of journals including Journal of Pragmatics, Pragmatics and Society, and Australian Journal of Linguistics.

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  1. Dr Salmani Nodoushan is in NO way connected to any journals other than the ones named in his vita (above). If you happen to see his name being associated with any other journal and/or publisher, it is without his knowledge and consent, so please inform him through the email address that you see above.
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Selected Publications

To request full texts of the publications listed below, please email Dr Salmani Nodoushan at: contact@ijls.net

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Papers

Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (1992). A review of diploma English exam. The FLT Journal (Roshd), 35, 14-19. (The language of text is Persian.)
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (1998). Correlation in language testing. The Research Quarterly of Arak Islamic Azad University,1, 139-142. (The language of text is Persian.)
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. (2006). A sociopragmatic comparative study of ostensible invitations in English and Farsi. Speech Communication, 48(8), 903-912.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2006). Greetings forms in English and Persian: A sociopragmatic perspective. International Journal of Language, Culture, and Society, 17. online.
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). Research in the language classroom: State of the art. Journal of Educational Technology, 3(2), 63-72.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2006). Language teaching: State of the art. Asian EFL Journal, 8(1), 169-193.
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). 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. (2007). Iranian complainees' use of conversational strategies: A politeness study. Iranian Journal of Language Studies, 1(1), 29-56.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2007). Politeness markers in Persian requestives. The Linguistics Journal, 2(1), 43-68.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2007). Conversational Strategies in Farsi Complaints: The Case of Iranian Complainers. PhiN: Philologie Netz, 39, 20-37.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2008). Conversational Strategies in Farsi Complaints: The Case of Iranian Complainees. International Journal of Language Studies, 2(2), 187-214.
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). 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). 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. (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.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2009). Improving learning and teaching through action research. The Modern Journal of Applied Linguistics, 1(4), 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. (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.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2011). Temperament as an indicator of language achievement. International Journal of Language Studies, 5(4), 33-52.
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. (2011). The place of genre analysis in international communication. International Journal of Language Studies, 5(1), 63-74.
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. (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). Rethinking face and politeness. International Journal of Language Studies, 6(4), 119-140.
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. (2013). The bilingual self or selves? Annals Universitatis Apulensis - Series Philologica, 14(2), 503-510.
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.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2014). Speech acts or language micro- and macro-games? International Journal of Language Studies, 8(4), 1-28.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2015). The secret life of slurs from the perspective of reported speech. Rivista Italiana di Filosofia del Linguaggio, 9(2), 92-112.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2015). Anxiety as it pertains to EFL writing ability and performance. Journal on Educational Psychology, 8(4), 1-12.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2016). Working on the ‘write’ path: Improving EFL students’ argumentative-writing performance through L1-mediated structural cognitive modification. International Journal of Language Studies, 10(4), 131-152.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2016). On the functions of swearing in Persian. Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict, 4(2), 234-254.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2016). Persian speakers' use of refusal strategies across politeness systems. PhiN: Philologie Netz, 76, 61-77.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2017). Lexemes, practs, and those who have yet to decide. Linguistik Online, 81, 77-93.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2017). Which view of indirect reports do Persian data corroborate? International Review of Pragmatics, 9(2), in press. (doi: 10.1163/18773109-00901008)
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2018). Toward a taxonomy of errors in basic-level Iranian EFL learners’ writing. International Journal of Language Studies, 12(1), 101-116.

 

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Co-Authored Papers

Allan, K., & Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2015). Pragmatics: The state of the art (An online interview with Keith Allan). International Journal of Language Studies, 9(3), 147-154.
Al Shalabi, M. F., & Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2009). Personality theory and TESOL. Journal on Educational Psychology, 3(1), 14-22.
Bhatia, V. K., & Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2015). Genre analysis: The state of the art (An online interview with Vijay Kumar Bhatia). International Journal of Language Studies, 9(2), 121-130.
Brown, J. D., & Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2015). Language testing: The state of the art (An online interview with James Dean Brown). International Journal of Language Studies, 9(4), 133-143.
Capone, A., & Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2014). On indirect reports and language games: Evidence from Persian. Rivista Italiana di Filosofia del Linguaggio, 8(2), 26-42.
Johns, A. M., & Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2015). English for Specific Purposes: The state of the art (An online interview with Ann M. Johns). International Journal of Language Studies, 9(2), 113-120.
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.
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.
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., & Mohiyedin Ghomshei, G. R. (2014). Iconicity of cohesion in Persian causative constructions. Linguistik Online, 68, 29-42.
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., & 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., & Pashapour, A. (2016). Critical pedagogy, rituals of distinction, and true professionalism. Journal of Educational Technology, 13(1), 29-43.

 

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Chapters in Edited Volumes

Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2016). Rituals of death as staged communicative acts and pragmemes. In A. Capone & J. L. Mey (Eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies in Pragmatics, Culture and Society, (pp. 925-959). 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.

 

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Book Reviews

Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2010). Review of An introduction to phonetics & phonology. Modern Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2(3), 249-251.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2013). Review of Philosophical perspectives for pragmatics. Linguistik Online, 58(1), 119-126.
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. (2014). Review of Perspectives on linguistic pragmatics. Intercultural Pragmatics, 11(4), 645-649. (DOI: 10.1515/ip-2014-0028)
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2015). Review of Intercultural pragmatics. Pragmatics & Society, 6(1), 152–156. doi 10.1075/ps.6.1.08nod
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2015). Review of Teaching for creativity in the common core classroom. British Journal of Educational Technology, 46(5), E21-E22.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2015). Review of Cognitive coaching. British Journal of Educational Technology, 46(5), E21-E22.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2015). Review of An Anthropology of Learning: On Nested Frictions in Cultural Ecologies. British Journal of Educational Technology, 46(6), E30-E31.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2015). Review of Networked Learning: An Educational Paradigm for the Age of Digital Networks. British Journal of Educational Technology, 46(6), E31-E32.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2015). Review of Ways of learning: Learning theories and learning styles in the classroom. British Journal of Educational Technology, 46(6), E34-E35.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2016). Review of The diagnosis of reading in a second or foreign language. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 26(3), 449-451. (doi: 10.1111/ijal.12156)

 

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Conference Presentations/Proceedings

Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2011). A structural move analysis of discussion sub-genre in applied linguistics. 6th International Conference on Languages, E-Learning and Romanian Studies, Lund University, June 3-5, 2011, Marstrand, Sweden.

 

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Books

Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2011). Reading for the IELTS. Raleigh, NC: Lulu Press Inc.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2016). An encyclopedic dictionary of research. Tehran: Iranian Institute for Encyclopedia Research. (The language of text is Persian.)
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (in press). A short encyclopedia of cultural studies. Tehran: Iranian Institute for Encyclopedia Research. (The language of text is Persian.)
 

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Co-Authored Books

Birjandi, P., Alavi, S. M., & Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2004). Advanced writing. Tehran: Zabankadeh publications.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A., & Alavi, S. M. (2004). APA style and research report writing. Tehran: Zabankadeh publications.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A., & Birjandi, P. (2005). An introduction to phonetics. Tehran: Zabankadeh publications.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A., & Khakbaz, N. (2012). Theses discussions: A structural move analysis. Berlin: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.

 

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Thesis/Dissertation

Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (1995). A sociopragmatic comparative study of ostensible invitations in English and Farsi. Unpublished Master's Thesis, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.
Salmani Nodoushan, M. A. (2002). Text-familiarity, reading tasks and ESP test performance: A study on Iranian LEP and Non-LEP university students. Unpublished PhD Dissertation, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

 

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