School of English

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Shatha Alsaif

Research Student,


Research Summary

Current Status

PhD (full-time) - currently registered

Research Topic

My research aims to explore the role of vocabulary apps on EFL learners' vocabulary development.

Research Summary

To pursue my research project, I will develop a vocabulary learning app for EFL learners and test its effectiveness through standardized tests.

Research Interests

  1. Teaching and learning vocabulary.
  2. Psycholinguistic tools in vocabulary research.
  3. Incorporating technology in vocabulary learning.

Research Supervisor/s

  1. Prof. Kathy Conklin
  2. Dr. Ruediger Thul

Primary Funding Source/s

  1. Saudi Cultural Bureau (SACB)
  2. Ministry of Education (MOE)
  3. Shaqra University

Research Institutes, Centres and/or Research Clusters Memberships

  1. Psycholinguistics Research Group, University of Nottingham.
  2. Open Science Community Saudi Arabia.

School of English

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The University of Nottingham
University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD

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