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Full Name
Aylin Graves
Title
Instructor
Phone
+90 312 2103147- 2103903
Office
S 101
Educational Background

M.A. in English Language Teaching, METU (1999)

B.A. in American Studies, Hacettepe University (1993)

TED Ankara College (1989)

Certificates:

Life Enhancing Leadership (2006) University of Kent, UK
Teaching Critical Thinking (2006) University of Oregon, USA
Teacher Trainer Certificate (2005) International House Barcelona, Spain
Director of Studies Certificate (2005) International House Barcelona, Spain
Certificate in Teaching ESL (2000) University of Delaware, USA

Academic Interests

Teacher Training, Educational Management, Second Language Writing, Contrastive Rhetoric, Writing Center Theory and Practice.

Publications

Time to Read (forthcoming, co-authored with Dr Dan Roberts & Dr Nuray Grove of University of Richmond), Blackswan Publishing, Ankara.

Academic Listening (April 2012), Blackswan Publishing, Ankara.

Writing (1999) by METU Press, Ankara.

Conference Talks

Beating Burnout (March 2011), 1st International ELT Conference, Izmir, Turkey.

E-portfolio: A reflective tool in learning to become a teacher trainer (May 2006), IATEFL Teacher Trainers SIG Conference, Ankara, Turkey.

Improving self-esteem in young learners (May 2003), Hellenic-American Union, Athens, Greece.

Brain-based learning: Just another passing fad? (Sept 2001),, European Year of the Languages Conference, Lesvos, Greece.

How to start a successful newsletter (April 2001), 35th International IATEFL Annual Conference, Brighton, England.

Reading through multiple intelligences (March 2000), 34th International IATEFL Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Using e-mail projects to teach English composition (January 2000), 6th EFL Skills Conference, Cairo, Egypt.

Multiple genres in the English writing classroom (May 1999), 5th MELTA International Conference, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

Awards

Erasmus teaching mobility grant at Instituto Politecnico da Guarda, Portugal

Erasmus teaching mobility grant at Universidad de Granada, Spain

United States government grant to attend TESOL 2000 in Vancouver, Canada

Middle East Technical University Performance Awards

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