Emine Bala

Emine Bala
Ph.D.

Emine Bala

English Language Teaching

Position: ASST. Lecturer.

BackgroundResearchPublicationsCourses
Education (PhD, MSc/MA, BSc/BA)
PH.D
Teaching philosophy

As an EFL lecturer, my goal is to provide high-quality language education to students in order to prepare them for their undergraduate courses by providing them with the necessary English language skills, as well as to raise student awareness of the English language and encourage them improve their knowledge. My long-term purpose is to enable them to gain learning desire through their life as a life-long learner, have them to socialize with the people from other countries that will help them amplify their world knowledge and perspectives.

Previous positions
  1. August 2008-January 20010
  2. English Language Teacher in Moscow
  3. September 2005-July 2008
  4. English Language Teacher in Istanbul
Research interests
  1. Writing Skills
  2. Learner Autonomy
  3. Language Learning Strategies
  4. Online Learning
Supervision

Shanga Kamran Muhammed: Teaching Reading (BA) ·

Shara Mahmood Muhammed: The Power of Ambition in Macbeth (BA) ·

Liza Muhsin: Instructed Second Language Acquisition and English Language Teaching: Theory, Research, and Pedagogy (BA) ·

Ebru Ariturk: The Perceptions of the Teachers about Teacher Development Programs in Ronaki Hawler Schools (BA) ·

Sara Sherwan: The Effects of Technology in Writing Classes to Enhance EFL Students’ Motivation (BA) ·

Shazaman Arya: The Impacts of Movies in English Language Teaching Classrooms (BA) ·

Rezhin Abdulwahid: The Effects of Communication Between Teachers and Parents on Students Education (BA) ·

Huda Azad: The Reflections of Undergraduate EFL Students towards Online Education (a case of Erbil) (BA)

Harem Hussein: The Impacts of Rapport Between Teachers- Students on Student’s Academic Performance and Motivation ·

Nawras Jamal: The Major Difficulties of Improving English Language Speaking Skills in Foundation Department at Tishk International University ·

Zilan Mohammed Muhealdin: Effects of Using Differentiated Instructions for Teaching Vocabulary in EFL Prep Classes at Nilufer Secondary School

Journals
  1. Bala, E. (2016). A Study of Attitudes of Students towards Blended Learning, Iraqi Case. International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies, 2(4), 54-58.
  2. · Bala, E. (2015). The positive effect of realia in EFL classes. International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies, 2(1), 43-48. ·
  3. Bala, E. (2015). Storytelling in EFL classes. International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies, 2(2), 20-23.
  4. · Bala, E., & Bala, A. (2018). Learning to Learn: Strategopedia. International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies, 5 (2). pp. 164-170.
  5. · Bala, E. (2017). An Analysis on Effects of Story Mapping in Writing Short Stories in EFL Classes, Iraqi Case. International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies, 3(4), 141-147.
  6. · Bala, E. & Bala, A (2020). The Impact of Learning Culture of High Schools on Learner Autonomy in Private University Preparatory Schools (A Case of Erbil). Universal Journal of Educational Research 8 (11B), 6200-6207.
  7. · Bala, E. & Bala, A (2020). The Reflections of the English Language Teaching Department Students on Internship Programs. A Case of Erbil. International Journal of English Linguistics 10 (6), 372-380.
  8. · Bala, E. (2020). The Impact of Out-of-Class Language Activities on English as a Foreign Language Proficiency of Private University Students (A Case of Erbil). Journal of Education in Black Sea Region 6 (1), 27-40
Proceedings

Ma, E. B. (2015, April).

Storytelling in EFL Classes.

In BOOK of PROCEEDINGS (p. 181).

2020-2021

EDU 402/A: School Experience

ELT 492/A: Research Project in ELT

ELT 227/A: Reading III

ELT 227/B: Reading III

ELT 365/A: TEFL: Listening and Speaking

2019-2020

EDU 402/A: School Experience

ELT 492/A: Research Project in ELT

ELT 227/A: Reading III

ELT 227/B: Reading III

ELT 365/A: TEFL: Listening and Speaking

2018-2019
  1. ELT 4005: Practice Teaching
  2. ELT 402: School Experience
2017-2018
  1. ELT 366: TEFL Grammar
  2. ELT 103: Advanced English