Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

Graduate School of Education

Robert Gordyn

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Robert Gordyn
Position:
Instructor, Academic English
Office Phone:
+7(7172)709384
Specializations:
Higher education
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Education

M.Phil. in Second Language Studies. Stellenbosch University, South Africa. 2003
                                                              

TESL Certificate. Canadian Centre for Language and Cultural Studies, Toronto.  1997

MA in Geography, York University, Toronto. 1994

Bachelor of Education, Western University, London, Canada.  1992

BA in History and Geography, York University, Toronto. 1991

Specialization: Academic Communication Skills

 

Courses Taught at GSE

  • EDUC 505   Academic English 1
  • EDUC 510   Advanced English for Professionals 1
  • EDUC 590   Academic Writing for Doctoral Students

 

Thematic Areas of Interest

Academic Communication Skills

Higher Education

Public Speaking

 

Geographic Areas

 Arabian Gulf (Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates); Asia (China, South Korea, Kazakhstan); North America (Canada); Africa (Namibia)

 

 Publications

Gordyn, Robert (2014) Closing with Impact, in C. Valentine and M. Myerson (eds), World Class Speaking in Action.  Morgan James Publishing.