Presenters and Special Issue Co-Editors:

Shahid A. Hassan, Professor (General Education Studies) and Course Lead at Yorkville University British Columbia, has been working as a language educator, researcher, and teacher developer for over two decades in institutions in many regions of the world. He also serves as a subject expert with the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education, and he is currently a visiting researcher in the College of Education and Human Development, The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA. He received his graduate education from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, Monterey, CA, USA and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Hossein Nassaji is a Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Victoria (UVic) and has chaired UVic Department of Linguistics. He has authored/co-authored numerous articles and book chapters in the areas of second language acquisition, corrective feedback, form-focused instruction, grammar instruction, and task-based teaching. His recent books include: Corrective feedback in second language teaching and learning (2017, Routledge, with Eva Kartchava); Interactional feedback dimensions in instructed second language learning (2015, Bloomsbury Publishing); and, Teaching grammar in second language classrooms: Integrating form-focused instruction in communicative contexts (2010, Routledge, with Sandra Fotos). His forthcoming book is The Cambridge handbook of corrective feedback in language learning and teaching (Cambridge University Press, with Eva Kartchava). He is currently the co-editor of Language Teaching Research journal (SAGE).


From: Jill Cummings, Ph.D. Associate Dean Faculty Development Yorkville University

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