Dr. Saleh Al-Busaidi

Associate Professor

Associate Professor of English as a foreign language at the College of Education, Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Sultanate of Oman.

Dr. Saleh Al-Busaidi is an Associate Professor of English as a foreign language at the College of Education, Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Sultanate of Oman. He is currently the dean of the College of Education at SQU. Previously he served as the Director of the Language Centre at SQU (2010-2016). He teaches BA and MA courses and supervises and examines MA and PhD students at SQU and abroad. He received his BA in TEFL at Sultan Qaboos University in 1995, his MA in TEFL at the University of Exeter, UK in 1997, and his PhD in Curriculum Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA in 2003. Dr Al-Busaidi has participated in many national and international conferences and symposia. He has also published journal articles and books on areas related to English language teaching and learning. His main research interests are: learner autonomy, curriculum and material development, study/academic skills, academic readiness, language acquisition and program evaluation. Dr Al-Busaidi will be talking about an institutional strategy for cultivating learner autonomy among ELT teachers.

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