Assoc. Prof. Dr. Irma Mesiridze

Contact Info

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr.
  • Irma
  • Mesiridze

Specific and Technical Skills

Languages
  • Georgian - Native , English - Fluent , Russian - good
Technical Skills
  • Microsoft office programs
Education
  • PhD, International Black see University, Faculty of Humanities - AMS Department, 2007-2010, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Interpreter/Translator of the English Language, Ilia Chavchavadze State University of Foreign Languages and Culture, Department of Simultaneous Interpretation, 2001-2003 , Tbilisi, Georgia
  • MA, Ilia Chavchavadze State University of Foreign Languages and Culture, English Language Department, 1995-2000, Tbilisi, Georgia
Academic and Administrative Experience
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. , International Black Sea University , Faculty of Education and Humanities, 2010 - present
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. , Teaching University SEU, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2011 – present
  • Academic staff of the TEMPUS (MAHATMA)project in Georgia, International Black Sea University , Faculty of Education and Humanities, 2012- present
  • Academic staff of the Univer-Sea.Net project in Georgia, International Black Sea University , Faculty of Education and Humanities, 2013- 2015
  • Assist. Prof. Dr., International Black Sea University, Faculty of Education and Humanities, 2009-2012
  • Testing office administrative staff and English language lecturer , International Black Sea University , School of Languages , 2007-2008
  • TOEFL iBT Testing Center Supervisor and Testing Center Administrator (TCS & TCA). AMS Research Assi, International Black Sea University , School of Languages /Faculty of Humanities , 2006-2007
  • Testing office administrative staff and English language lecturer , International Black Sea University , School of Languages , 2004-2006
  • English Language Teacher, The Author’s Educational Center , Georgian School, 2003-2004
  • The Assistant of the president of the association, Georgia-Japan and Georgia-Czech Relation Association, Georgian School, 2001-2002
  • Computer operator, The Author’s Educational Center ``Georgian School``, Georgian School, 2000-2004
Research Interests
  • ELT, Education, Leadership, Globalization of Higher Education, Sociology of Education
Teaching Interests
  • ELT, British History, Leadership in Higher Education, Global Education, Sociology of Education
Selected Publications
Journals
  • Irma Mesiridze; Nino Tvaltchrelidze . (2017). Promoting Autonomous Learning through Self-, Peer-, and Co-assessment to Ensure High Quality in Georgian Higher Education (a case study of Internation. Journal of Scientific Academic Journal ``Journal of Education in Black Sea Region``. 2(2), pp.69-81.
  • Irma Mesiridze. (2016). Effectiveness of Women Leaders in Georgian Educational Institutions . Scientific Academic Journal ``Journal of Education in Black Sea Region``. 1(2), pp.102-117.
  • Irma Mesiridze. (2013). U.S. secondary school graduates of different nationalities and their vision of multicultural education. Scientific Academic Journal, IBSU Journal of Education . 2(2), pp.57-64.
  • Irma Mesiridze. (2012). The Attitudes of U.S. Secondary school graduates towards the components characterizing multicultural education. Scientific Academic Journal ``Journal of Education ``. 1(1), pp.35-39.
  • Irma Mesiridze. (2010). U.S. Public Schools and Multicultural Issues. Scientific Academic Journal ``Intellect``. 37(2), pp.151-155.
  • Irma Mesiridze. (2009). The Challenges of Hispanic Education in California. International Communications, Intercultural Relations Society. 6-7, pp.213-219.
  • Irma Mesiridze; Nugzar Sikharulidze. (2009). 21st Century Calls for Community Education. Application Appendix to the Journal ``Newsletters`` of Academy of Education Sciences of Georgia. 13(1), pp.43-47.
  • Irma Mesiridze. (2009). Parents Choice and School Involvement Dilemmas in U.S. International Communications, Intercultural Relations Society. 8, pp.2014-2019.
  • Irma Mesiridze. (2009). Engaging Parents, Youth and Schools in Developing Academic Success. IBSU Scientific Journal. 3(2), pp.131-136.
  • Irma Mesiridze. (2009). Multicultural America School Curriculum. Scientific Academic Journal ``Intellect``. 37(2), pp.148-151.
  • Irma Mesiridze. (2009). Prospective Model of U.S. Multicultural Secondary Education. Scientific Academic Journal ``Intellect``. 37(2), pp.155-160.
Proceedings
  • Irma Mesiridze Dictation as an Efficient Pedagogical Device in Teaching Listening to EFL Students (Case of International Black Sea University). IRCEELT – 2017 - 7th International Research Conference on Education, English Language Teaching, English Language and Literatures in English. 2017. Georgia.
  • Irma Mesiridze The Importance of Autonomous Learning and Some Tools promoting its Implementation in Higher Education. The Fifth International Research Conference on Education, English Language Teaching, English Language and Literatures in English. 2015. Tbilisi. pp.304-309.
  • Irma Mesiridze The Importance of Extracurricular Activities in Multicultural Academic Settings. The Fourth International Research Conference on Education, English Language Teaching, English Language and Literatures in English. 2014. Tbilisi. pp.259-269.
  • Irma Mesiridze The Broad and Specific Change Forces Challenging Higher Education Leadership. 9th Silk Road International Conference on Business, Economics, International Relations and Education. 2014. Tbilisi. pp.2031-2035.
  • Irma Mesiridze Britain in the Early and Mid-nineteenth – Years of Power and Danger. The Third International Research Conference on Education, English language teaching, English Language and Literature in English. 2013. Tbilisi. pp.343-349.
  • Irma Mesiridze The Youth and The Notion of `` The National Identity. The Second International Research Conference on Education, English language teaching, English Language and Literature in English . 2012. Tbilisi. pp.171-175.
  • Irma Mesiridze Internationalization of Higher Education (The timeline of International Academic Mobility). 7th Silk Road International Conference - Challenges and Opportunities of Sustainable Economic Development of Eurasian Countries. 2012. Tbilisi. pp.293-296.
  • Irma Mesiridze The Scope of Multicultural Education. 3rd international conference on American Studies . 2009. Tbilisi. pp.15-20.
  • Irma Mesiridze Hispanics and California . First International American Studies Conference . 2008. Tbilisi. pp.45-56.
  • Irma Mesiridze The education Challenges in the U.S. and Possible Solutions. The First International Research Conference on Education, English language teaching, English Language and Literature in English. 20011. Tbilisi . pp.128-136.

Books

  • irma mesiridze. (2012). The Twenty-first Century U.S. Multicultural Secondary Education – Problems & Perspectives . Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN:9783847342434

Thesis Supervised

  • Okafor Chidi Ambrose . (2014). Excellent Teaching and Learning as a product of Shared Leadership in Secondary Education. International Black Sea University. MA
  • Adedoyin Adebayo Samuel. (2014). The Impact of Educational reforms on the development of Student’s Autonomy in Higher education (Case of Georgia). International Black Sea University. MA
  • Teona Gudadze. (2015). Effectiveness of women Leaders in Georgian Educational Institutions ( Georgia as a case study). International Black Sea University. MA
  • Irma Gavashelishvili . (2017). Curriculum Design in the Framework of EU Education Project (Case of IBSU; MAHATMA project). International Black Sea University. MA
  • Cihan Başer . (2017). Teaching gifted and talented children by applying enrichment and acceleration programs (teaching math and science in primary schools in Iraq). International Black Sea University . PhD

Projects

  • TEMPUS (MAHATMA). Tbilisi, Georgia. 2012- present
  • Univer-Sea.Net. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2013-2015
  • Gift to the school teachers and administrators. Black Sea University, Tbilisi (Georgia). 2016
Seminer and Events
  • Textbooks: curse, crutch or good companion?. International Black Sea University, Tbilisi (Georgia). 2017
  • Critically Evaluating an Assessment Tool Using Standards for Quality Assessments. International Black Sea University, Tbilisi (Georgia). 2016
  • Master in Higher Education Management: Developing Leaders for Managing Educational Transformation. Akaki Tsereteli state university, Kutaisi (Georgia). 2016
  • Teaching and Learning: tools, Techniques and classroom Strategies. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2016
  • Tertiary Education quality Assurance: Is Teaching and Learning Effective . Erevan , Armenia. 2016
  • women in Leadership. Gori, Georgia. 2015
  • Medical Tourism – Challenges and Perspectives . Tbilisi, Georgia. 2015
  • Modern Trends in ELT. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2015
  • Mahatma Project Workshop . Koblenz, Germany. 2015
  • InteractiveLecture. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2015
  • Improvement of Quality of Education at IBSU. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2015
  • Academic Writing and Peer Response . Tbilisi, Georgia. 2015
  • Designing Syllabus. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2015
  • Faculty Professional Development. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2014
  • Capitalizing the Educational development in the Black Sea Area . Constanta, Romania. 2013
  • Capitalizing the Educational development in the Black Sea Area . Karabuk, Turkey . 2013
  • Good Exam: What it is?. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2013
  • Faculty Professional Development Seminar. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2013
  • project managment. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2011
  • Higher Educational Qualifications Framework. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2010
  • Capacity Enhancement for Implementing the Bologna Action Lines in Georgia (CEIBAL). Tbilisi, Georgia. 2010
  • Leadership. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2010
  • Modern EFL/ESL Teaching Ways and Approaches for Teachers’ Certification. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2009
  • Teacher trainers’ training for certification exams in English and English language teaching. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2009
  • Content based language classes: who is the specialist. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2008
  • Teacher trainers’ training for certification exams in English and English language teaching. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2008
  • University Continuing Education – Contribution to the Lifelong Learning. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2007
  • Curriculum development. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2007
  • Quality Assurance. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2007
  • ECTS – European Credit Transfer System. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2007
  • International Business Management. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2007
  • How to Write a Syllabus. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2007
  • Main Principles of the Bologna Process. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2007
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Policy. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2007
  • Life for Americans in Jerusalem. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2007
  • Interactive approach to learning of grammar, idioms, similes, collocation and speaking skills development. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2006
  • Oral Examiner in examinations for the European Language Certificates (B1 Certificate in English for Business Purposes – Intermediate). Tbilisi, Georgia. 2006
  • Certificate in English for Business Purposes. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2006
  • Modern English Language Teaching. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2005
Courses Taught
  • 2012-present "MA: Global Education; Leadership in Higher Education ; Sociology of Education "
  • 2012-present "PhD: Leadership in Higher Education "
  • 2010-present "BA: Advanced English Listening and pronunciation I/II; Advanced English Speaking I/II; British "