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Bio

Ali H. Al-Hoorie is an associate professor at the Jubail English Language and Preparatory Year Institute, Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. He completed his PhD in Applied Linguistics at the University of Nottingham under the supervision of Professors Zoltán Dörnyei and Norbert Schmitt. He also holds an MA (with distinction) in Social Science Data Analysis from Essex University. His research interests include motivation theory, research methodology, and complexity.

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Awards 

2021

Awards for an invention that can detect early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease through linguistic analysis. The device received a gold medal and special awards including from WIIPA at the International Invention & Trade Expo, London [Letters]. It also received a gold medal, special awards, and best medical invention award at the Inova International Invention Show, Croatia [Letters]. See also press coverage on Twitter here

2021

Awards for an invention that can detect incorrect pronunciation in a second language. The device received a gold medal and a special award at the International Invention & Trade Expo, London [Letters]. It also received a gold medal and a special award from WIIPA at the Inova International Invention Show, Croatia [Letter]. 

2021

Special award from Macao for an invention that lowers anxiety during listening in a second language. The award was given at the International Invention & Trade Expo, London [Letter]. 

2021        

IRIS Replication Award for the paper “Reexamining the Role of Vision in Second Language Motivation: A Preregistered Conceptual Replication of You, Dörnyei, and Csizér (2016)” published in Language Learning [Letter]

2020  

The Jake Harwood Outstanding Book Award, for Contemporary Language Motivation Theory: 60 Years Since Gardner and Lambert (1959) [Announcement, p. 185]

 

2020                     

Early Career Scholar Award, from the International Association for the Psychology of Language Learning (IAPLL) [Letter]

 

Board Memberships  

 

2021–Present 

Board of Directors Member, Saudi Society of Linguistics [Announcement]

2021–Present 

Board of Directors Member, Saudi TESOL [Announcement; Organization Link]

 

2021–Present        

Advisory Board Member, College of Languages, Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University [Uni Link]

Editorial Memberships  

 

2022–Present

Editorial Board Member, TESOL Quarterly [Journal Link; Letter

2022–Present

Editorial Board Member, International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching [Journal Link]

2021–Present         

Editorial Board Member, Studies in Second Language Acquisition [Journal LinkLetter]

2021–Present         

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Second Language Writing [Journal Link]

2021–Present         

Editorial Board Member, Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching [Journal Link]

2021–Present 

Editorial Board Member, Research Methods in Applied Linguistics [Journal Link]

2020–Present        

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Language and Social Psychology [Journal Link]

2020–Present         

Co-Editor-in-Chief, Journal for the Psychology of Language Learning [Journal Link]

 

Journal Reviewer for

  1. African Educational Research Journal

  2. Asia Pacific Journal of Education

  3. Apples - Journal of Applied Language Studies

  4. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics

  5. British Journal of Educational Psychology

  6. Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics/Revue Canadienne de Linguistique Appliquée

  7. Cogent Psychology

  8. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal

  9. Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics

  10. Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching

  11. Foreign Language Annals

  12. Heliyon

  13. Innovation in Language learning and Teaching

  14. International Journal of Applied Linguistics

  15. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

  16. International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education

  17. IRAL - International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching

  18. Journal for the Psychology of Language Learning

  19. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning  

  20. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology

  21. Journal of Language and Education

  22. Journal of Language and Social Psychology

  23. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development

  24. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research

  25. Journal of Research in Language & Translation

  26. Journal of Second Language Writing

  27. Language, Culture and Curriculum

  28. Language Learning

  29. Language Policy

  30. Language Teaching

  31. Language Teaching Research

  32. Learning and Individual Differences

  33. Lingua 

  34. Linguistics Vanguard

  35. Psychological Reports

  36. Reading and Writing

  37. RELC Journal

  38. SAGE Open

  39. Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal

  40. Study Abroad Research in Second Language Acquisition and International Education

  41. Studies in Educational Evaluation

  42. Studies in Second Language Acquisition

  43. Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching

  44. System

  45. TESOL International Journal

  46. TESOL Journal

  47. TESOL Quarterly

  48. The Modern Language Journal

  49. The Taiwan Journal of TESOL

  50. UKH Journal of Social Sciences

  51. Vocabulary Learning and Instruction

 

More details in my Publons profile here

I have also served as a reviewer of books and book proposals for different publishers, as well as an abstract reviewer for various specialized conferences such as the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) conference.