Prof. Dr. Ekaterine Pipia

Contact Info

  • Quality Assurance Manager at the Faculties of Education and Humanities and Social Science
  • Ekaterine
  • Pipia

Specific and Technical Skills

Languages
  • Georgian- Native; English- Proficient User; Russian- Independent User
Technical Skills
  • Digital competence Information processing- Proficient User Communication- Proficient User Content creation- Proficient User Safety- Independent User Problem solving- Proficient User
Education
  • PhD Degree in Humanities, International Black Sea University, Humanities , 2007-2010, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Master’s Academic Degree in Philological Sciences, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Western European Languages and Literature, 2003-2005, Georgia
  • Bachelor’s Academic Degree in English Philology, s, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Zugdidi Branch), Faculty of Philology, 1999-2003, Georgia
Academic and Administrative Experience
  • Quality Assurance Manage , International Black Sea University, Education and Humanities and Social Sciences, 2014-present
  • Coordinator of Master Program in Methods of English Language Teaching, International Black Sea University, Education and Humanities , 2015-2017
  • External Consultant at Learning Resource Network Assessment, Delta House , London, 2013- 2015
  • Program Development Committee in MAHATMA(Master of Higher Education: Developing leaders for managing, International Black Sea University, Education and Humanities, 2013- present
  • Visiting Scholar , University of Northern Iowa, United States of America, 2008
  • Marker at National Examinations Centre, NAEC , Tbilisi, Georgia, 2011- 2014
  • Coordinator of Intensive English Language Programs , International Black Sea University, School of Languages, 2005-2014
Research Interests
  • Education, Assessment, Instructional Planning, Reflective Teaching
Teaching Interests
  • Education,Assessment, TKT, Curriculum Design
Selected Publications
Journals
  • Ekaterine Pipia. (2017). The Impact of Globalization and Internationalization on Education in Georgia. European Journal of Education Sciences, Bucharest, Romania. 3(5), pp.16-21.
  • E. Pipia & N. Barikhashvili . (2016). The Effectiveness of Culture-Responsive Teaching and its Impact on English as a Foreign Language Students’ Motivation in Writing Classes(The Case of I. the scientific Journal Association 1901 SEPIKE, France. 13, pp.35-43.
  • E. Pipia &T. Gabrichidze . (2015). Problems of International Students Mobility in Georgia. Scientific Journal of Education . 4(1), pp.15.
  • E. Pipia &K. Batsankalashvili . (2015). The Importance of Parental Involvement in School Development in Georgia (Case of Private School ‘Logos’), . Scientific Journal of Education . 4(1), pp.12.
  • E. Pipia . (2014). the effectiveness of goal-free evaluation in curriculum development and in quality assurance process. Scientific Journal of Education . 3(2), pp.35.
  • E. Pipia. (2014). Practical strategies for teachers to enhance the degree of reliability and validity in assessment. Scientific Journal of Education . 1(1), pp.41.
  • E. Pipia. (2013). The history and nature of Immersion Programs in American Context. Scientific Journal of Education . 2(2), pp.23.
  • E. Pipia& N. Doghonadze . (2013). Writing program/course outcomes for an MA ‘Higher Education Management’ program. Scientific Journal of Education . 2(1), pp.14.
  • E. Pipia. (2012). Contemporary Teaching is not the process of cutting the slice off the roast. Scientific Journal of Education . 1(2), pp.18.
  • E. Pipia. (2012). The historical Context for dual language instruction in the United States. Scientific Journal of Education . 1(1), pp.36.
  • E. Pipia. (2011). Study of applicability of American Experience of Dual Language Instruction in Georgian Schools. Scientific Journal of International Black Sea University. 5(2), pp.38.
  • E. Pipia. (2010). A study of Dual Language Instruction in the American School system. Scientific Journal of International Black Sea University. 4(2), pp.23.
  • E. Pipia. (2010). Two Languages in one child’s brain . INTELECTI periodical scientific journal . 2(37), pp.4.
  • E. Pipia. (2010). Code-switching in the Two Way Immersion Classrooms and Language of Initial Literacy. INTELECTI periodical scientific journal . 37(2), pp.32.
  • E. Pipia. (2008). ESL Teaching and Learning Background in the United States of America. Scientific Journal of International Black Sea University. 2(1), pp.27.
  • E. Pipia. (2008). Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in Traditional Classrooms. INTELECTI periodical scientific journal . 2(31), pp.5.
  • E. Pipia. (2008). Classroom walk through newspapers (Newspaper -right-hand component in the ESL/EFL classrooms). INTELECTI periodical scientific journal . 3(2), pp.10.
Proceedings
  • Ekaterine Pipia Students in the 'Soapbox'. IRCELT. 2018. International Black Sea University.
  • E. Pipia ), The effectiveness of wearing six hats in ESL classroom. The fifth International Research Conference at the Faculty of Education and Humanities, IBSU on Education, English Language Teaching, English Language. 2015. IBSU.
  • E. Pipia Is Cockney in its last train? . The third International Research Conference at the Faculty of Education, IBSU on Education, English Language Teaching, English Language and Literature. 2013. IBSU.
  • E. Pipia Online collaboration as an effective pedagogical tool in ESL writing . First International Research Conference at the Faculty of Education, IBSU on Education, English Language Teaching, English Language and Literature in . 2011. IBSU.
  • Ekaterine Pipia Producing Electronic Materials for ESL Learners . International Research Conference at the Faculty of Education, IBSU on Education, English Language Teaching, English Language and Literatures in Engli. 2011. Tbilisi.
  • Ekaterine Pipia American Women Warriors and Spies During the Civil War. American Studies Periodical. 2008. Tbilisi.

Books

  • Ekaterine Pipia. ((2011-02-24) ). Dual Language Education in school system (Immersion programs in US school system and its potential implementation in the Georgian Context) . Germany: released by VDM Verlag Dr. Müller . ISBN-13 : 978-3-639-
  • Ekaterine Pipia in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Natela Doghonadze . (2010). ‘BOOK 1 - Teacher Training for Certification Exams in English and English Language Teaching’ . Tbilisi: published by ‘meridiani. ISBN: -978-9941-10-2
  • Ekaterine Pipia in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Natela Doghonadze . (2010). BOOK 2 - Teacher Training for Certification Exams in English and English Language Teaching. Tbilisi: published by ‘meridiani. ISBN: -978-9941-10-2
  • Ekaterine Pipia. (2010). English Teachers’ Dictionary Minimum (Monolingual& Bilingual). Tbilisi: published by ‘meridiani. ISBN: -978-9941-10-2

Thesis Supervised

  • Aydin Aliyev. (2018). The Development of English as a Foreign Language Writing Skills through the Application of Movies Supported by Educational Technologies (Case of Azeri. International Black Sea University. PhD
  • Kristina Tskhadaia . (2013). Developing Georgian Schools as Inclusive Learning Communities. International Black Sea Univeristy. MA
  • Ketevan Batsankalashvili . (2014). Parental Involvement in School Development in Georgia . International Black Sea Univeristy. MA
  • Tinatin Gabrichidze . (2014). International Student Mobility and its Problems (Georgian Case) . International Black Sea Univeristy. MA
  • Bilal Ozkan . (2014). The effect of collaborative writing on students’ apprehension, attitudes, beliefs and performance . International Black Sea Univeristy. MA
  • Tinatin khatiashvili . (2015). The Impact of Implementing Electronic Portfolios through Social Media Platforms on Teachers’ Professional Development in Higher Education. International Black Sea Univeristy. MA
  • Leila Gurtskaya . (2015). Importance of Parental Involvement and Educators’ Competence in the Education for Gifted Learners . International Black Sea Univeristy. MA
  • Nino Tvalchrelidze . (2014). Implications of different Cultures in ESL classes in terms of language teaching methodologies . International Black Sea Univeristy. Phd
  • Tamar Sharashenidze . (2015). Methods of Reflective teaching at schools for English teachers’ professional development (Georgian Schools) . International Black Sea Univeristy. Phd
  • Tahsin YAĞCI. (2016). ENHANCING LEARNER-CENTERED EFL LEARNING (READING COMPREHENSION SKILL(S)) THROUGH SOCIAL MOBILE MEDIA. International Black Sea Univeristy. Phd
  • Eliso Mamulashvili. (2016). The Importance of Goal-free Evaluation in Curriculum Development and Quality Assurance Process (The Case of International Black Sea University). International Black Sea Univeristy. MA

Projects

  • MAHATMA(Master of Higher Education: Developing leaders for managing educational transformation) project 530311-TEMPUS-1-2012-1-AM-TEMPUS-JPCR (2012-40. IBSU. 2012-2016
Seminer and Events
  • ‘Modern Trends in ELT’. 10th National Conference of the English Teachers’ Association of Georgia, British Council, U.S. Emba. February 21, 2015
  • Teaching to Assessment Frameworks for First Certificate/B2 level (Speaking and Writing Components). Britain’s Education Service, LRN . 2013
  • TKT Cambridge Certificate. module 1,2,3; score – band 4 . 2013
  • Learning Technologies online course . British Council. 2012
  • Teacher Training for Certification Exams in English and English Language Teaching. Educators’ and Scientists’ free trade union of Georgia. 2008-2009
  • Interactive approach to learning of grammar, idioms, similes, collocations and speaking skills development. The School of Languages. 2005
  • Conflict Resolution . Partners Georgia . 2002
  • Mediation. UNIFEM. 2002
  • Staff Management . Horizonti. 2001
Courses Taught
  • 2014- present "Methods of English Language Teaching (TKT Essentials) (MA)"
  • 2013- present "Lexicology (BA)"
  • 2013- present "Methods of teaching English I and II (BA)"
  • 2012- present "Assessment in Higher Education (MA)"
  • 2012- present "Curriculum, syllabus and program design (PhD)"
  • 2012- present "Educational Technologies (PhD)"
  • 2012- present "Teaching English for Specific Purposes (PhD)"
  • 2011- present "Instructional Planning and Evaluation (BA)"