Academic Profile

   Hawkar Omar Ali

     Lecturer in Applied Linguistics:
     Teaching English as a Foreign Language

     (+964) 770 193 3606
     TaqTaq - Kurdistan - Iraq

Outline Biography
Hawkar is a Lecturer in English Department/Faculty of Education at Koya University. 
He gained his BA degree in English Language and Literature from Koya University in 2007, and his MA degree in Applied Linguistics (Teaching English as a Foreign Language - TEFL) from Bilkent University/Turkey in 2010. ,
He started his academic teaching in 2010 when he joined the work at Koya University as an Assistant Lecturer in the department of English/ Faculty of humanities and social sciences. He has five years teaching experience in the aforementioned department.
He has been teaching in English department/ Faculty of education from 2015 till present. 

Research Interests
1. The Use of Social Networking Sites for Language Learning (SNSLL)
2. The Use of Social Networking sites for Educational Purpose (SNSEP).
3. Oral Corrective Feedback.
4. Formative Assessment and its Effects on Learning Outcomes
5. Language and gender differences 
6. Cross-cultural differences 
7. Decoding 
8. Formal and National Language