Interviews

  1. TV interview on Al Ekhbariya about issues related to innovation and interdisciplinary research. Watch here in Arabic. 
  2. Podcast interview (14-Ju-2021) with my coauthor Joe Vitta about our flipped learning meta-analysis. Link to the paper here. [Listen]

  3. Podcast interview (14-Apr-2021) on the book Peter MacIntryre and I edited titled Contemporary Language Motivation Theory. An overview of the book here. [Listen

  4. Podcast interview (31-Mar-2021) with Phil Hiver on Lost in Citations about our book Research Method for Complexity Theory in Applied Linguistics. In the first few minutes, Phil explains how our supervisor Zoltan Dornyei initially connected the two of us, describing himself as tall and white, and myself as smaller and swarthy. What? An overview of the book here. [Listen]

  5. Podcast interview (3-Mar-2021) on Lost in Citations about my paper with Phil Reexamining the role of vision in second language motivation: A preregistered conceptual replication of You, Dörnyei, and Csizér (2016). Language Learning, 70(1), 48-102. Link to the paper here. [Listen]

  6. A discussion (dated 25-Nov-2020) between series editors Sarah Mercer and Stephen Ryan and authors Ali H. Al-Hoorie, Peter D. MacIntyre and Christine Muir about publishing their books with the opportunity to ask questions at the end. [Video]

 
 

Newspapers, blogs, etc.

  1. Newspaper article from Okaz (dated 21-Oct-2021) covering the award I received for the best medical invention at INOVA 2021 45th International Invention Show and other awards from International Invention and Trade Expo, London. The invention was a device for early detection of Alzheimer using artificial intelligence (NLP). Article here. See also tweets with pictures here, here, and here. Click Translate Tweet for the gist. 

  2. "How Do Editors and Potential Contributors to a Volume Find Each Other?" Peter MacIntyre and I reflect on this issue for Multilingual Matters blog (dated 10-Feb-2021). [Link]

  3. "Journal Article or Book Chapter? How to Decide…" Peter MacIntyre and I reflect on this issue for Multilingual Matters blog (dated 20-Jan-2021). [Link]

  4. Newspaper article from Sobra News (dated 8-Jan-2021) covering the IRIS award Phil Hiver and I won for our replication paper in Language Learning. Article here (in Arabic). The full paper is here

  5. I was honored (23-Dec-2020) by His Excellency Dr. Ali Assiri, the General Manager of the Education Sector at the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu. Check out this tweet with pictures. It is in Arabic, but you can click on Translate Tweet to get the gist. 

  6. "Explaining Complexity and Dynamic Systems Theory (CDST)." In this post (dated 11-Dec-2020), Phil Hiver and talk about our book Research Methods for Complexity Theory in Applied Linguistics. [Link]

  7. "New Ways of Looking at Language Learning Motivation." In this post (dated 29-Nov-2020), Peter MacIntyre and I discuss our book Contemporary Language Motivation Theory and explain how the idea for this book came about. [Link]

  8. Op-ed newspaper article I wrote in Arabic for for Makkah newspaper (dated 15-Jun-2020) on why using the normal distribution to evaluate teacher teachers is problematic. The Arabic title translates to "The Abnormal Normal Distribution". [Link]

  9. Op-ed newspaper article I wrote in Arabic for for Al-Jazirah newspaper (dated 21-Aug-2020) on encouraging graduate students to do replication research. The Arabic title translates to "Have Mercy of Graduate Students" which may sound odd in English. [Link

 Public Lectures & Workshops

  

  1. Predatory Publishers, 27 September 2021. Webinar presented at the Applied Linguistics Research Lab (ALLAB) at Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia. 

  2. Predatory Publishers, 20 September 2021. Webinar presented at the Excellence Research Center of Science and Mathematics Education, Kind Saud University, Saudi Arabia. [Slides & video in Arabic]

  3. PRISMA Statement, 30 May 2021. Webinar presented at the Meta Analysis Community hosted by the Skill Leadership Training Center, Saudi Arabia. [Video in Arabic]

  4. Research Methods for Complexity Theory: How to Ruin Everything Straightforward in Life but Get Closer to Reality, 15 April 2021. Webinar presented (by Phil Hiver about our book Research Methods for Complexity Theory) at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. [Video]

  5. Metascience, 8 April 2021. Webinar presented at the Applied Linguistics Research Lab (ALLAB) at Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia.

  6. Academic Publishing: History and Obstacles, 30 March 2021. Webinar in Arabic at the University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

  7. Introduction to Journalology, 9 March 2021. Professional development workshop presented at the English Language and Preparatory Year Institute, Saudi Arabia.

  8. Introduction to Metascience, 27 December 2020. Professional development workshop presented at the English Language and Preparatory Year Institute, Saudi Arabia.

  9. Promoting Critical Thinking with Controversial Essays Through Turnitin, 2 November 2020. Webinar presented at the the Applied Linguistics Research Lab (ALLAB) Monthly Webinar Series, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia.

  10. Quantitative Analysis with JASP: An Introduction for Applied Linguists, 27 October 2020. Webinar presented to doctoral candidates at the Applied Linguistics program, King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia.

  11. Modern Research Practices, 25 October 2020 at the English Language and Preparatory Year Institute. A lecture to faculty members about innovative research practices.

  12. Statistics for Research: An Introduction, 18 July 2020. Webinar presented at the Virtual Research Camp 2020, University of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia.

  13. SPSS for Applied Linguistics Research, 12 January 2020. Webinar presented to MA Applied Linguistics students at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr.

  14. Your Publication Journey: From Start to Finish, 30 December 2019 at the English Language and Preparatory Year Institute. A lecture to faculty members describing the publication process, different publication venues, and the pros and cons of each. 

  15. My Experience in Publication: Common Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them, 27 February 2019 at the English Language Institute. A lecture to ELI faculty members on academic publication for researchers.

  16. SPSS for Applied Linguistics Research, 13 January 2019. Webinar presented to MA Applied Linguistics students at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr.

  17. Language Mindsets: Theoretical Considerations and Practical Applications, 13 March 2018 at the English Language Institute, Jubail Industrial College. A lecture to ELI faculty members on the importance of language learning mindsets and how to utilize this theory in the classroom.  

  18. Intelligence and Motivation: Exploring Mindsets, 4 January 2018 at the English Language Institute, Jubail Industrial College. A lecture to ELI faculty members on the relationship between intelligence and motivation and their applicability to different classroom contexts.

  19. Importance of English in Tertiary Education, 8 November 2017 at Al-Tufail Bin Amr High School. A lecture about the importance of English and strategies to improve one’s level of proficiency.