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Elif Ranclaud

Dr Petya Koleva
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Business Management

Telephone: +971 4 6050163


With 25 years of teaching experience, Elif Ranclaud is a distinguished Australian university lecturer recognised for her expertise in Linguistics and English Language and Literature. With a passion for fostering critical thinking and a dynamic learning environment, she has dedicated her career to inspiring students. Elif holds advanced degrees in Linguistics and English and has contributed valuable insights to the academic community. Her engaging teaching style and commitment to student success make her a respected figure in the field.

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education (PhD), Monash University, Australia Dissertation: Immersing EAL students into flexible learning spaces using the inquiry-based model. (Current)
  • Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics, The University of Sydney, Australia Dissertation: Negotiation of Social Identity in Second Generation Turkish Bilingual Adolescents within the Melbourne Community
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment, The Pittwater House Schools Education Unit, Australia
  • Graduate Diploma in Education, La Trobe University, Australia Teaching Methods: English and TESOL (Secondary)
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, La Trobe University, Australia Double Major: Linguistics and English Language and Literature
  • English
  • Critical Thinking
  • Cross Cultural Studies
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Teaching Methods and Pedagogy: Exploring effective teaching strategies, instructional techniques, and pedagogical approaches that enhance student engagement, motivation, and achievement.
  • Assessment and Evaluation: Investigating various assessment methods, formative and summative evaluation techniques, and strategies for providing constructive feedback to students.
  • Curriculum Development: Developing and improving curriculum materials, aligning curriculum with standards, and ensuring curriculum relevance to student needs.
  • Teacher-Student Relationships: Studying the impact of positive teacher-student relationships on learning outcomes and student well-being.
  • Language Acquisition: Exploring language acquisition processes, bilingual education, and strategies for teaching languages effectively.
  • Language and Identity: Studying how language learning and use shape the identity of ESL learners, particularly in multilingual and multicultural contexts.
  • Educational Leadership and Administration: Studying leadership practices in educational institutions, school management, educational governance, and the impact of leadership on school improvement.
  • Literacy and Reading Education: Researching literacy instruction, reading comprehension, literacy development in diverse populations, and the role of literacy in academic success.
  • Ranclaud, E (2005), ‘Negotiation of Social Identity in Second Generation Turkish Bilingual Adolescents within the Melbourne Community.’ Dissertation. The University of Sydney.
  • Tatlidil, E (1996), ‘Kinship Terminology Structure and Semantics’, Linguistics Quarterly, vol. 20, no.8, pp. 148-153. La Trobe University