Dr. Victoria Tuzlukova, an English Faculty at the Center for Preparatory Studies, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, was invited to conduct a research seminar for the ELC staff at UTAS-Salalah on June 16, 2022.
The seminar dwelt on the new trends in ELT and ELT research, and the guest speaker explained the ways where research can be done in the new areas of ELT. Around 45 participants attended the seminar, and all their queries related to the topic were addressed.
Ms. Khayar Al Amri, HOS-CTM, in her introductory remarks, extended her warm welcome to Dr. Victoria on behalf of Mr. Saeed Al Mashiki, HOC, ELC. She also encouraged the ELC staff to identify the most recent trends in ELT and conduct research on unexplored areas.
The seminar ended with the concluding remarks by Dr. Yasir Al Yafaie, ELC Post Foundation Coordinator. In his valedictory remarks, he pointed out the dire need to focus on advanced research that may strengthen the research-teaching nexus.
The seminar was organized by the ELC Research & Consultancy Committee headed by Dr. Aju Thomas in an effort to keep the teachers abreast with new trends in ELT.