Fatemeh Mehdiabadi

Ms Fatemeh Mehdiabadi

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

PhD Candidate

School of Education

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics


Identifying myself as the first generation immigrant in Australia has largely shaped my unique perspective and inspiration. I understood how much the mother tongue is important and how much is resilience in today’s world. It may hurt easily and the new language would be highlighted more, given the new situation new lifestyle and many more socio-psycholinguistic factors. Therefore as a person who always cares about the educational systems and language, I attempt to find its roots and look at the psychological and sociological factors that potentially affect the mother-tongue, within the first language attrition process, directly and indirectly.

Doctoral Dissertation

Title: "Psycholinguistic and Sociolinguistic Aspects of Pragmatic Language attrition among Persian Immigrants in South Australia"

Aims: looking at Pragmatic Language attrition among Persian native speakers in Iran and Persian Immigrants in South Australia from the perspectives of psycholinguistics such as emotion, attitude, and language preference as well as sociolinguistics like acculturation, lifestyle, food preference, and identity.

Master’s Thesis

Title: "The Effect of Collaborative Output Task of Dictogloss on Iranian EFL Learners’ Writing Skill and Emotional Intelligence".

Aims: Finding the impact of the output-oriented task of Dictogloss on intermediate English as a foreign language students' writing skills and Emotional intelligence (EI) by comparing the results of experimental and control groups and examining the relationship between emotional EI and writing skill in general.

Media appearances:

Women in Technology and Data Analytics-Graduation Day

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing Research Assistant University of Adelaide
    2019 - ongoing PhD Candidate University of Adelaide
    2018 - 2018 Lecturer University of Applied Science
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2019 Scholarship Adelaide Scholarship International University of Adelaide Australia -
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
    Persian Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2022 Completion Certificate “Tech Start Program” Modis Tech Academy Australia
    2022 Getting started with NVivo Intersect Australia
    2022 Creative and Body-Based Learning University of Adelaide Australia
    2022 Python Intersect Australia
    2022 Educational Robotics and STEM in Australian Schools University of Adelaide Australia
    2022 Data Entry and Processing in SPSS Intersect Australia
    2021 Working with Children Check Government of South Australia, Department of Human Services Australia
    2016 Statistical Package for the Social Sciences Technical & Vocational Training Organization Iran
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Arabmofrad, A., & Mehdiabadi, F. (2022). Developing a Multiple-choice Discourse Completion Test for Iranian EFL Learners: The Case of the Four Speech Acts of Apology, Request, Refusal and Thanks. Language Related Research, 13(4), 1-34.
    DOI
    2020 Mehdiabadi, F., Maadad, N., & Arabmofrad, A. (2020). The Role of First Language Attrition in Persian Idiomatic Expressions. JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLINGUISTIC RESEARCH, 49(4), 607-629.
    DOI
    2016 Mehdiabadi, F., Arabmofrad, A., & Mahfoozifar, S. (2016). Scrutinizing the relationship between emotional intelligence and academic performance in foreign language learning. Journal of Applied Linguistics and Language Research.
    2016 Mahfoozifar, S., & Mehdiabadi, F. (2016). The effect of direct vs. indirect feedback on speaking accuracy of Iranian learners at elementary level of proficiency. International Journal of Basic Sciences & Applied Research.
    2015 Mehdiabadi, F., & Arabmofrad, A. (2015). Form-focused instruction and EFL learners' writing performance: The case of collaborative out-put task of dictogloss. International Journal of Language Learning and Applied Linguistics World.
    - Mehdiabadi, F., & Arabmofrad, A. (n.d.). The Effectiveness of Collaborative Output Task of Dictogloss in Enhancing EFL learners’ Emotional Intelligence. International Journal of Linguistics, 6(6), 128.
    DOI
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2016 Mehdiabadi, F., & Arabmofrad, A. (2016). Considering the effect of collaborative output task of Dictogloss on Iranian EFL learners’ writing skill and emotional intelligence. In Civilica. Islamic Azad University.

 

 

Teaching English as a second language

  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2022 - ongoing Member HerTechPath Australia
    2022 - ongoing Member American Association for Applied Linguistics United States
    2020 - ongoing Member Learning, Technology and Assessment Research Group Australia
    2019 - ongoing Member Young Researchers and Elite Club Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Event Participation

    Date Event Name Event Type Institution Country
    2022 - 2022 World Education Leadership Symposium (WELS) - Virtual Conference University of Teacher Education Zug Switzerland
    2022 - 2022 Rethinking the Justifications For Qualitative Research Workshop University of South Australia Australia
    2021 - 2021 Quantitative Approaches to Research Workshop University of Adelaide Australia
    2019 - 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages Symposium University of Adelaide Australia
    2019 - 2019 HERGA Symposium: Theories and practice for 21st century learning Symposium University of Adelaide Australia
    2012 - 2012 Teacher Training Courses Workshop Sama Organization Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Presentation

    Date Topic Presented at Institution Country
    2022 - 2022 Tech Academy Data Challenge - Case Study University of South Australia Modis Tech Academy Australia
    2020 - 2020 Sociolinguistic and Psycholinguistic Perspectives on First Language Attrition and Acculturation: An Analysis of Speech Acts University of Adelaide University of Adelaide Australia
    2016 - 2016 Considering the effect of collaborative output task of Dictogloss on Iranian EFL learners’ writing skill and emotional intelligence Islamic Azad University Islamic Azad University Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Review, Assessment, Editorial and Advice

    Date Title Type Institution Country
    2021 - 2021 Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research Peer Review Australian National University (ANU) Australia
  • Position: PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 83136064
  • Email: fatemeh.mehdiabadi@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Nexus 10, floor 6
  • Org Unit: Research Scholars (Positions)

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