ENAYAT A. SHABANIDirector, International Affairs and Development
Head, International Student Admissions
Head, English Language, International College
Faculty Member, English Language Department
Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS)
Dr. Enayat A. Shabani earned his Master’s in Applied Linguistics (TEFL) from the University of Tehran and his Doctorate in Applied Linguistics from the same university. He received the University of Tehran Top Graduate Award in 2008 with a thesis entitled, Differential item functioning analysis of dichotomously scored items of the University of Tehran English Proficiency Test. His dissertation was Equity-based assessment: a step toward ethics and fairness in language assessment.
Dr. Shabani’s scholarly articles, publications, and scholarly contributions spice up his interesting executive and teaching experiences at TUMS. He had co-authored books entitled: “ Tehran University of Medical Sciences signature handbook: a brief guide on how to use the TUMS signature (2016),” “Globalization and internationalization of higher education in view of the upper-hand documents and laws (2016),” “ An introduction to the internationalization of higher education: essential topics (2015),” “Heading towards international education: an introduction to EducationIRAN,” and a book chapter called, “Handbook of research on curriculum reform initiatives in English education.” These works added to the voluminous papers and paper presentations since 2007 with his Are individual module score comparisons across different skills justified to the most recent in 2018 with his Using central and backward design approach to L2 writing assessment in teaching make listening to him worth the time.