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Ibtissem Knouzi

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Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

Assistant Professor

Office: Ross Building, S535
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 44502
Email: iknouzi@yorku.ca

Degrees

B. A. Hons. in English Language and Literature , Université de Tunis, Tunisia
M. Ed. in Teaching English for Specific Purposes , Université de Tunis, Tunisia
M.A. in Applied Linguistics , Faculté des lettres de la Manouba, Tunisia
PhD. in Languages and Literacies Education , OISE/University of Toronto

Research Interests

Education , Post-Secondary Education and Research, Second language reading and writing , Sociocultural Theory , Classroom Discourse , Discourse analysis

Current Research Projects

Critical transitions in the English writing development of multilingual writers in English-medium universities

    Summary:

    This exploratory cross-sectional study aims to examine multilingual international students’ experiences and the factors that promote or hinder their appropriation of genre-specific skills/knowledge taught in three instructional contexts: low pre-admission, advanced pre-admission, and post-admission ESL courses .

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    Role: Principal Investigator

    Start Date:
      Month: Mar   Year: 2020

    End Date:
      Month: Mar   Year: 2021

    Funders:
    SSHRC-Explore
Investigating the role of aspects of classroom discourse: Questions and examples

    Summary:

    The study analyses a data set consisting of 70 hours of classroom video footage to understand understand when and how questions and examples are introduced in the class dialogue, who poses questions and offers examples, and how the introduction of these two elements determines the direction and substance of the subsequent conversational moves in the class.

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    Role: Principal Investigator

    Start Date:
      Month: May   Year: 2020

    End Date:
      Month: Sep   Year: 2020

    Funders:
    Dean's Award for Research Excellence2020
Book Chapters

Publication
Year

https://www.cambridgescholars.com/studies-and-essays-on-learning-teaching-and-assessing-l2-writing-in-honour-of-alister-cumming

2020

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

https://cjsae.library.dal.ca/index.php/cjsae/article/view/5452

2020


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/ESL1000 6.0 B Canadian Language and Culture LGCL
Fall 2020 GS/LAL6230 3.0 A Reading and Writing in a Second Language SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/ESL1000 6.0 B Canadian Language and Culture LGCL
Winter 2021 GS/LAL6380 3.0 M Sociocultural Theory&Applied Linguistics SEMR

Degrees

B. A. Hons. in English Language and Literature , Université de Tunis, Tunisia
M. Ed. in Teaching English for Specific Purposes , Université de Tunis, Tunisia
M.A. in Applied Linguistics , Faculté des lettres de la Manouba, Tunisia
PhD. in Languages and Literacies Education , OISE/University of Toronto

Research Interests

Education , Post-Secondary Education and Research, Second language reading and writing , Sociocultural Theory , Classroom Discourse , Discourse analysis

Current Research Projects

Critical transitions in the English writing development of multilingual writers in English-medium universities

    Summary:

    This exploratory cross-sectional study aims to examine multilingual international students’ experiences and the factors that promote or hinder their appropriation of genre-specific skills/knowledge taught in three instructional contexts: low pre-admission, advanced pre-admission, and post-admission ESL courses .

    Project Type: Funded
    Role: Principal Investigator

    Start Date:
      Month: Mar   Year: 2020

    End Date:
      Month: Mar   Year: 2021

    Funders:
    SSHRC-Explore
Investigating the role of aspects of classroom discourse: Questions and examples

    Summary:

    The study analyses a data set consisting of 70 hours of classroom video footage to understand understand when and how questions and examples are introduced in the class dialogue, who poses questions and offers examples, and how the introduction of these two elements determines the direction and substance of the subsequent conversational moves in the class.

    Project Type: Funded
    Role: Principal Investigator

    Start Date:
      Month: May   Year: 2020

    End Date:
      Month: Sep   Year: 2020

    Funders:
    Dean's Award for Research Excellence2020

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

https://www.cambridgescholars.com/studies-and-essays-on-learning-teaching-and-assessing-l2-writing-in-honour-of-alister-cumming

2020

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

https://cjsae.library.dal.ca/index.php/cjsae/article/view/5452

2020


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/ESL1000 6.0 B Canadian Language and Culture LGCL
Fall 2020 GS/LAL6230 3.0 A Reading and Writing in a Second Language SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/ESL1000 6.0 B Canadian Language and Culture LGCL
Winter 2021 GS/LAL6380 3.0 M Sociocultural Theory&Applied Linguistics SEMR