Dr. Ramin Yazdanpanah works as the Director of FULL CIRCLE Language Learning, LLC. He holds a doctorate from Florida State University for his research on developing intercultural competence within English language teacher programs through focused intercultural exchanges with English language learners. He has over twenty years of experience as an English language teacher, and over a decade of experience as a teacher educator. Dr. Yazdanpanah served as the TEFL-Certificate Program Director at the Center for Intensive Studies at Florida State University. He recently completed a Fellowship with the U.S. State Department in Vietnam, where he taught and developed courses and curriculum at Thai Nguyen University and facilitated workshops throughout the country. He continues to serve as a consultant to the U.S. State Department’s English Language Programs, as well with the Learning Systems Institute at Florida State University, and TESOL International Association. Dr. Yazdanpanah has delivered numerous presentations and workshops on English language teaching and research, and served as the Chair for the TESOL-Intercultural Interest Section (ICIS). In addition to his academic work, he also facilitates intercultural education through music performances and workshops in the United States and internationally. Dr. Ramin Yazdanpanah brings his experience and expertise to English language teaching, teacher education, intercultural competence and communication education, and TESOL program development.
November 09, 2021
Guest host Amy Alice Chastain is joined by her good friend and colleague Ramin Yazdanpanah for this experiential episode about using mindfulness techniques to create more culturally responsive classrooms.Try This In Your Classroom Speaking Listening Writing Culturally Responsive Teaching Mindfulness