Ida Chavoshan’s journey in academia began with teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language in higher education, K-12, and non-profit settings in the United States and abroad. Her teaching has taken place at universities working primarily with international undergraduate and graduate students, private institutes working with adult international students and professionals, and non-profit organizations working with adult immigrants and refugees. She has also taught teacher education courses to pre-service and in-service teachers of ESL, EFL, and other foreign languages. In addition to teaching and teacher training, she enjoys research in instruction and learning and aims to utilize the approaches from her research in her own courses to promote student learning and development.
Ph.D. – University of Pittsburgh
MS.Ed. – University of Pennsylvania
B.A. – University of California, San Diego
Teaching and Research Interests
English as a Second/Foreign Language, Academic Writing, Classroom Pedagogy, Sociocultural Theory, Systemic Functional Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Cognitive Linguistics, Global Englishes, Teaching of Culture