Dr. Amin Shahini completed his Ph.D. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) in Iran and has spent the past 15 years working as a faculty member at different universities. During this time, Dr. Shahini has logged thousands of hours planning lessons, designing course syllabi, mentoring in-service and training pre-service teachers, assessing learners' progress, and evaluating course success. In addition to this work, Dr. Shahini has also supervised teams of over 20 teachers in different institutions across the country.
Dr. Shahini has published a number of academic articles in international peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include, but not limited to technology, teachers' beliefs, and personality types.
“The high level of quality and professionalism at Corpus Christi College provided me with opportunities to explore new ways of learning and teaching. Meeting students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds and learning styles is an extraordinary experience at Corpus Christi as it calls for awareness, patience, management, and creativity.”
Ph.D. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from Azad University
MA in TEFL from the University of Tehran
BA in English Literature from the University of Tehran
Fazlali, B., & Shahini, A. (in press). The effect of input enhancement and consciousness-raising techniques on the acquisition of lexical and grammatical collocation of Iranian EFL learners. TESL-EJ, 23, 1-10.
Shahini, A. (2017). [Review of the book: technology implementation in second language teaching and translation studies, by M. L. C. Pastor]. TESL-EJ, 21(2), 1-4.
Shahini, A. (2015). Reflective teaching or teacher authenticity: An investigation of the self. Communications, 3 (2), 49-55.
Shahini, A. (2015). Willingness to communicate in synchronous and face-to-face conversation modes: A case study. International Journal of Language and Linguistics, 3 (5), 292-297.
Shahini, A., & Nemati, M. (2015). Internet self- efficacy in writing processes task performance. Education Journal, 4 (3), 132-138.
Shahini, A., Nemati, M., & Birjandi, P. (2014). The effect of collaborative and individualistic online and offline writing tasks on undergraduate students' academic help-seeking. Iranian Journal of Language Issues, 1(2), 23-34.
Shahini, A. (2012). An investigation of educational success in neighboring countries: Singapore. Modern Journal of Language Teaching Methods, 2 (3), 1-20.
Maftoon, P., & Shahini, A. (2012). CALL normalization: A survey on inhibitive factors", The JALTCALL Journal, 7 (3), 17-32.
Maftoon, P., Lavasani, M., & Shahini, A. (2011). Broadening the listening materials in second/ foreign language context." Modern Journal of Language Teaching Methods, 1 (3), 110-121.
Shahini, A., & Daftarifard, P. (2011). Learners’ beliefs of an effective teacher: A case of Iranian context. Brain Journal, 2 (1), 29-37.
Shahini, A., & Nemati, M. (2011). The relationship between extroversion and introversion and the oral proficiency of Iranian EFL learners”, Iranian EFL Journal, 7 (1), 101-115.