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 an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of English, where he joined the work at Koya University since 2010.
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. He has been teaching in the same department from 2010 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