Dr Salah Troudi
Associate Professor in TESOL Education. TESOL/Dubai EdD Programme Director. International Development Coordinator


Research interests

My research interests are in the areas of:

  • Critical pedagogy and critical applied linguistics.

  • Curriculum and syllabus design in TESOL,

  • Teacher education and professional development

  • Techology in language teaching

  • Classroom-based research,

  •  Language programme evaluation

  • Teaching  of Arabic as foreign language

I currently supervise doctoral students in the following areas:

  • English as a language of instruction In Oman
  • Classroom discourse analysis
  • Action research in EFL
  • CALL and the role of Computer Mediated Chat
  • EFL teacher evaluation
  • Assessment of oral skills in EFL
  • The role of non-native speaker teachers in EFL
  • The role of teachers in the EFL curriculum
  • Mentoring and advising TESOL Students
  • Educational change in the Arab world
  • Learning strategies in Arabic as a foreign language
  • Curriculum evaluaiton in Oman
  • Curriculum evaluation in Indonesia
  • Teacher evaluation in Saudi Arabia
  • English as medium of instruction in Kuwait
  • ELT professional development in Oman 
  • ELT Curriculum in Syria
  • Teacher evaluation in Malaysia
  •  Critical pedagogy/ education in Korea
  • Expatriate teachers' professionalism and indentity in Qatar
  • Research methodology in Algeria

Research projects


Critical pedagogy in teacher education in the United Arab Emirates

Research networks

Langauge Education Network

Education Theory Reading Netwrok


Research grants

  • 2009 Emirates Foundation
    This is a collaborative research grant to explore effectiveness of English language teachers in the United Arab Emirates. A bid for a bigger grant will be submitted next year to extend the study to wider population.

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