Dana Anca CEHAN (Prof. dr.)

I am currently a professor of English Linguistics and Applied Linguistics.

I hold a PhD in English Linguistics from “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi and an MA diploma in Teaching from the School for International Training, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA, and a BA in English and French from “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi. I am a graduate of “Emil Racoviţă” High School of Iaşi.

My work experience covers over a decade of teaching at primary and secondary school level and then teaching general English, English Linguistics and Applied Linguistics at the Faculty of Letters.

I participated in several international projects: 2002 – 2005, e-lancenet (European Resource and Language Centre Network”): 90465-CP-1-2001-RO-LINGUA-L1; 2003 – 2006: coordinator of IP ERASMUS TiFoLa 1, 2 and 3 projects (international coordinator Erasmus University Bruxelles: 27954-IC-6-2001-1-BE-ERASMUS-EPS-1; 2003 - 2005 coordinator of IP ERASMUS TiFoLa (international coordinator Erasmus University, Brussels: 27954-IC-6-2001-1-BE-ERASMUS-EPS-1); 2004 – 2005, coordinator of two GRUNDTVIG 2 projects “Advocates of People with Disabilities: training and on-line counselling”: 03-G2-71-IS-RO and 04-G2-60-IS-RO-R-C; 2004 - 2005, promoter and coordinator of EU project eEuroInclusion: Developing a pan-European network of language and resource centres for less widely used, learnt and taught languages (LWULT LRCs), 2003-3418/001-001 EDU LANPR; 2004 – 2005, member of the team that elaborated the English course in the project European Languages for Secretaries, coordinated by PIXEL, Florence, Italy: I/03/B/P/LA-154168; 2004 - 2009: Proiectul pentru Invatamintul Rural (Project for Rural Learning co-financed by the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research and the World Bank): area national coordinator for English, author of coursebooks ELT Methodology I and II: PIR coordinator at the Faculty of Letters, UAIC; 2005-2006: IP Tifola II (coordinated by Erasmus Univeristy, Brussels); 2006-2007: IP Multifola (coordinated by Gaspar Karoly Univeristy, Budapest); 2007-2008: IP Cultifola (coordinated by Gaspar Karoly Univeristy, Budapest); 2008-2009:IP Creatifola (coordinated by Gaspar Karoly Univeristy, Budapest); 2009-2010:IP Equitifola (coordinated by Sealand University, Denmark); 2010-2011:IP Citifola (coordinated by Sealand University, Denmark); 2011-2012: IP Solitifola, Reading(coordinated bySealand University, Denmark).

I contributed to two national research grants, coordinating the UAIC team: 2006-2008: institutional director of Grant CEEX:"System for comunicating with people with severe neuro-locomotor disabilities - TELPROT", 69CEEX - II 03/28.07.2006; Contract UAIC no. 15258/7.08.2006. 2008-2011: institutional director of PNCDI II Project: „Integrative system for assisting patients with severe neuro-motor disabilities: ASISTSYS”. Centrul National de Management Programe. Contract No. 12-122/ 01.10.2008, contract UAIC no. 9309p/17.10. 2008.

Teaching 2013 – 2014

- lectures in English Language (Morphology) for 2nd year English major undergraduates (autumn term)

- lectures in The Theory and Practice of Language for 2nd year English major undergraduates (autumn term)

- practical course in English grammar for a group of 3rd year English major undergraduates (autumn term)

- lectures in EFL Methodology for 2nd year English major undergraduates (spring term)

- lectures and seminars in Methods and Approaches to TEFL for first year students in MA in Applied Linguistics students (autumn term, volunteer work)

- lectures and seminars in TEFL Methodology: New Developments for 2nd year MA in Applied Linguistics students (autumn term, volunteer work)

- lectures and seminars in TEFL for 2nd year students in MA in Applied Linguistics students (spring term, volunteer work)

- lectures and seminars in Classroom Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis for 2nd year students in MA in Applied Linguistics students (spring term, volunteer work)

Reseach supervision (BA / MA)

Research supervision in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics for undergraduate and MA students.

List of (selected) publications

- Vereş G., Cehan A. Andriescu I. (1996)  A Students’ Companion to English Grammar, “Al I. Cuza” University Press, Iaşi, 472 pp., ISBN 973-9149-79-0

- Vereş G., CehanA., Andriescu  I. (1998) A Dictionary of English Grammar, Polirom, Iaşi, 421 pp. ISBN 973-683-084-5

- Balan R, Cehan A., et al., (2003) In-service Distance Training Course for Teachers of English, “Developing language skills: Reading and Writing” (75 pp.), The British Council, Polirom Iaşi, 350pp., ISBN: 973-681-308-8

- Cehan, A. (coord.), Ciobanu I., Mihul D., Cehan N. (2009) Dicţionar terminologic trilingv de construcţii şi  arhitectură, Matrixrom, Bucureşti, 624 pp., ISBN 978-973-755-491-8

- Cehan A.,(2000) “The Margins of the Semantic Field of Motion Verbs”în From Margin to Centre, Universitas XXI, Iaşi, pp 15-22, ISBN 973-99810-5-4

- Cehan A.(2000), “Space, Time, Deixis and Verbs of Motion”în Studii de limbi şi literaturi moderne, Editura Mirton, Timişoara, pp 24-33, ISSN 1454-3648

- Cehan A.,(2001)“Integrating Reading and Writing at Tertiary Level: a Few Reasons” în Studii de limbi si literaturi moderne, Editura Mirton, Timişoara, pp. 59 – 67, ISSN: 1454-3648

- Cehan, Dana-Anca (2002), "Interpersonal and Pedagogical Communication: An Argument for Natural Communication Practices in the Romanian EFL Classroom". MA TESOL Collection. Paper 371. http://digitalcollections.sit.edu/ipp_collection/371

- Cehan A.,(2003)“Writing I, Thou and It into Reading”în Living in between and on Borders, Universitas XXI Iaşi, 2003, pp. 531 – 536, ISBN: 973-8344-23-9

- Cehan A., (2004) “eEuroInclusion – Pulling Threads Together” în Best Practices of Learning Less Widely Used Languages in Multicultural and Multinational Europe, Lietuviu Kalbos Instituto Leidykla, Vilnius, Lituania, pp. 92 – 95, ISBN: 9986-668-60-3

- Cehan, A. (2005) “Mapping Past and Present in Classroom Discourse Analysis” (2005) în vol. Conferintei internationale Mapping the Future, Iasi, martie 2005, Ed. Universitas XXI, pp. 619-626, ISBN 10-973-7889-51-7 / 13-978-973-7889-51-5

- Cehan, A. (2005) “The distinctiveness of foreign language classroom discourse”, in vol. Analele Universităţii “Dunărea de Jos” din Galaţi, Fascicula XIII, pp. 43-48, ISSN 1221-4647, at: http://www.ugal.ro/lil/index.htm

- Cehan, A. (2006) “A Romanian Initiative and Some of the Pedagogical Obstacles It Encounters”în Messages, Sages, and Ages: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on British and American Studies, Suceava, Faculty of Letters and Communication Sciences, Department of English Language and  Literature, Editura Universitatii Suceava, 2006, pp. 773 - 780, ISBN 10 973-666-217-9 / 13 978-973-666-217-1

- Secrieru, M., Cehan, A. (2006)“Standarde profesionale universitare: o privire comparativ-intersistemica”,în Invăţământul superior – tendinţe spre modernitate. Materialele conferinţei ştiinţifice internaţionale Chişinău, 27-28 septembrie 2006, Chişinău, 2006, Universitatea de Stat din Moldova, pp. 48-65, ISBN 978-9975-0-687-2

- Secrieru, M., Cehan, A. (2006) “Contemporary Trends in European Education”, în Analele stiintifice ale Universităţii “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” din Iaşi (serie noua), Sectiunea Ştiinţele educaţiei, tom X, pp. 115 – 138, ISSN: 1453-0775

- Cehan, A. (2006) “The EC Language Policy and Content-Based Learning in Romania”, în The Annals of the “Dunărea de Jos” University of Galaţi, Fascicle XIII. Language and Literature, New Series, Vol. 18, 2006, pp. 23 – 30, ISSN 1221 -4647

- Cehan, A. (2007) “Language Metafunctions in Classroom Discourse” în Romanian Journal of English Studies, 4/2007, Editura Universităţiide Vest,Timişoara, pp. 252 – 258, ISSN: 1584-3734 (CNCSIS – B, poz. 104, cod 172)

- Cehan,A. (2007), “On Coherence and the Metalinguistic Function of Conversational Routines”, în Philologica Jassyensia, an III, no. 1, ISSN 1841-5377, Editura Alfa, Iaşi, pp. 117-122 www.philologica-jassyensia.ro/upload/III_1_Cehan.pdf

- Cehan, A. (2007) “Two Distance Education Projects for Sustaining the Training of Teachers in Remote Rural Areas: the Romanian Experience” în Rural Learning for Development: Expriences from Europe. Report on Rural Learning for Development and Book of Proceedings of the 2007 Rural LEARN Conference and Worshops, Mesta, Chios, Grecia, 24-27 June, 2007, pp. 71-79, ISBN:978960-8339-25-1, http://www.ea.gr/ea/myfiles/File/publications/rrProc2007.pdf

- Cehan, A., Cehan, V. şiRadinschi I. (2007)“Scientific Perspective for Future Research Work in Communication Systems for People with Neuro-muscular Disability”, în Proceedings, International Conference on Engineering Education – ICEE 2007, September 3-7, Coimbra, Portugalia, pp. 57-60, ISBN 978-972-8055-14-1, la http://icee2007.dei.uc.pt/proceedings/papers/456.pdf şi www.ineer.org/events/icee2007/papers/456.p

- Cehan, A. (2007), “Public and Private in Classroom Discourse” în Communication and Agumentation in the Public Sphere, Galaţi University Press (cod CNCSIS 281), 2007, ISSN 1843-7893,pp. 417- 422

- Cehan,A. (2007), “On Coherence and the Metalinguistic Function of Conversational Routines”, în Philologica Jassyensia, an III, no. 1, ISSN 1841-5377, Editura Alfa, Iaşi, pp. 117-122  www.philologica-jassyensia.ro/upload/III_1_Cehan.pdf

- Cehan, V., Cehan, Anca, şiBozomitu, G. (2008) “A New Technology of Communication with People with Major Neuro-locomotor Disabilities” în Proceedings of 2008 2nd Electronics System Integration Technology Conference, Greenwich, UK, vol. 2, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2813-7, pp. 791-798, indexată în BDI Library of Congress 2008906795, indexată în BDI IEEE Xplore (http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=4684452)

- Cehan, A. (2008) “Knowledge and Power in Classroom Discourse” în Romanian Journal of English Studies, nr.5/2008, Editura Universitatii de Vest, Timisoara, ISSN:1584-3734, pp. 375-381 (CNCSIS – B, poz. 104, cod 172)

- Cehan, Anca (2008) “CLIL and the EC Language Policy” in Constructions of Identity, vol I, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature, Ed. Napoca Star (CNCIS cod 8), ISBN 978-973-647-616-7, pp. 101-110

- Radinschi I., Damoc C., Cehan A., Cehan V. (2008) “Computer Simulations of Physics Phenomena Using Flash” în IJHSCI "International Journal on Hands-on Science", Vol. 1, No. 1, September 2008, [ISSN (print): 1646-8937; (online): 1646-8945], pp 27 – 34,Published by the Hands-on ScienceNetwork, http://www.aect.pt/ijhsci/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/IJHSCI_volume1_numero1_2008_online.pdf

- Cehan, A. (2008) “The Difficulty of Acquiring Simple Conversational Routines in a Foreign Language” în Analele Universităţii din Craiova/ Annals of the University of Craiova, Series: Philology – English, year IX, no. 1, 2008, pp. 65-73 (CNCSIS – B, poz. 19, cod 12) (cis01.central.ucv.ro/litere/activ_st /anale_engleza/vol_1...)

- Cehan, A., Radinschi I., Cehan V. (2009) “A pilot project designed to implement a public e-health service” în INTED2009 Proceedings CD, published by the International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED) Valencia, Spania ISBN: 978-84-612-7578-6 (http://rua.ua.es/dspace/bitstream/10045/11528/2/INTED2009.pdf)

- Lupu, R., Cehan V., Cehan A. (2009) “Computer Based communication System for People with Neuro-Muscular Disabilities” în Proceedings of 10th International Carpathian Control Conference, Zakopane, Poland, May 24 – 27, 2009, ISBN 8389772-51-5, pp. 203 – 206 (http://home.agh.edu.pl/~iccc/files/Conference%20Programme.pdf)

- Cehan, A. (2009) “Reading Between Decoding and Creating Text”,in Creative Personality, Riga Scientific Institute of Creativity of RTTEMA (Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy), Vol.VII, pp.200-206, ISBN 978-9984-39-913-3

- Cehan, A. (2009) “The question-outline approach to planning and evaluation” in Current language and literature studies, vol.7, Uzhhorod: TIMPANI, pp.563-567, ISBN 966-7400-30-7

- Cehan, Anca (2010) “Thank you: an analysis of the thanking strategies taught in the English classrooms in Romania” in Current Language and Literature Studies, No. 8, Uzhhorod: TIMPANI, pp. 687-97, ISBN 978-966-8904-46-2

- Lupu, R.G., Bozomitu R.G., Cehan, V., Cehan D.A. (2011), A New Computer-Based Technology for Communicating with People with Major Neuro-Locomotor Disability Using Ocular Electromyogram, in Proceedings of the International Spring Seminar on Electronics Technology, “New Trends in Micro/ Nanotechnology”, 34th International Spring Seminar on Electronics Technology, High Tatras, Slovakia, May 11-15 2011, ISBN 978-80-553-0646-9. art. No. 6053903, pp. 442-446. (indexat in BDI Elsevier – Scopus: toc.proceedings.com/13493webtoc.pdf)

- Cehan, D.A., Lupu R., Cehan V., Bozomitu R.G (2011) “Key-word data base used in communication system with disabled people” in 2011 IEEE 17th International Symposium for Design and Technology of Electronics Packages, SIITME 2011 Conference Proceedings, art. No. 6102753, pp. 3650368 (indexat in BDI Elsevier – Scopus: ieeexplore.ieee.org/iel5/.../06102753.pdf?...(issuu.com/cetti_ro/docs/siitme2011.../)

- Cehan, A. (2011) “O analiză a strategiilor de mulţumire prezente în manualele de limba engleză” în Lucrările Simpozionului internaţional provocări ale educaţiei la începutul secolului al XXI-lea”, ed. a II-a, Iaşi, 13 -14 decembrie 2010, Şcoala Normală “Vasile Lupu” Iaşi, pp. 133 – 144, Editura Sapientia, Iaşi, ISBN 978-606-578-023-1.

- Cehan, A. (2012) “I’m Lovin’ It” in Romanian Journal of English Studies, Editura Universităţii de Vest, Timişoara, ISSN: 1584-3734. DOI: 10.2478/v10319-012-0002-2;www.degruyter.com/.../$002fj$002frjes.2012.9

- Cehan, S. –N., Cehan D. –A. (2012), “Computer Games and English Language Learning” in Advances in Web-Based Learning – ICWL 2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, Vol. 7558, Popescu, Elvira, Li Qing, Klamma, Ralf, Leung, Howard, Specht, Marcus, Eds. Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, ISBN: 978-3-642-33641-6, pp. 180-189, Url: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-33642-3_19 link.springer.com/.../10.1007%2F978-3-642-33.

- Cehan N., Cehan A. (2012) “If I had have been… on the Web” Linguaculture, vol. 3, No 2, 2012,

pp. 57 – 70 at journal.linguaculture.ro/en/archive/74-volume-3-number-2...

- Cehan, N. –S., Cehan, A. (2012) “Standard and Non-Standard: The Future” in Analele Universităţii “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” din Iaşi, Limbi şi literaturi străine, Supliment la Tomul XIV (2011), In Honorem Odette Blumenfeld, Editura Universităţii “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” din Iaşi, pp. 407 – 412, ISSN-1841-916X

- Cehan, A. (2013) “Blurring the lexis – grammar distinction in TEFL in Studies on literature, discourse and multicultural dialogue (coord. Iulian Boldea), Editura Arhipelag XXI pp. 639 - 647 indexat ISi Web of Science la Thomson Reuters

Conferences, seminars, workshops (in the last five years)

- Iaşi, 13 - 14 decembrie 2010: O analiză a strategiilor lingvistice de mulţumire prezente în manualele de limba engleză, la Simpozionul internaţional “Provocări ale educaţiei la începutul secoluluui al XXI-lea”, Şcoala Normală “Vasile Lupu” Iaşi, ISJ şi Facultatea de Psihologie şi Stiinţele Educaţiei, UAIC.

- High Tatras, Slovakia, May 11-15 2011: A New Computer-Based Technology for Communicating with People with Major Neuro-Locomotor Disability Using Ocular Electromyogram,  Lupu R. G., , Bozomitu

- Cehan V., Cehan D. A., “New Trends in Micro/Nanotechnology”, 34th International Spring Seminar on Electronics Technology”, Universitatea Tehnică din Kosice, Slovacia

- Timişoara, 19-21 mai 2011: I’m lovin’ it, British and American Studies XXI, Universitatea de Vest Timişoara, English Department.

- Iaşi 16 – 17 iunie 2012: Contextul ca entitate mentală, Simpozionul internaţional “Perspective teoretice şi praxiologice ale procesului educaţional centrat pe formarea de competenţe” Scoala Normală “Vasile Lupu”, ISJ şi Facultatea de Psihologie şi Stiinţele Educaţiei, UAIC (Keynote speech).

- Iaşi 16 – 17 iunie 2012:  Will – Between Tense and Modality, Simpozionul internaţional “Perspective teoretice şi praxiologice ale procesului educaţionalcentrat pe formarea de competenţe” Şcoala Normală “Vasile Lupu”, ISJ şi Facultatea de Psihologie şi Stiinţele Educaţiei, UAIC, Cehan N., Cehan A.

- Sinaia 2 – 4 septembrie 2012: Computer Games and English Language Learning, The 11th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL), Universitatea Craiova

- Predeal, 20 sept. 2012; Cu metodă sau fără: predarea limbilor străine în epoca post-metodă, sesiune în cadrul proiectului naţional “Investeşte în oameni!” MECTS

- Iaşi 23 oct 2012,  If I had have been… on the Web, RO-UK “Norm and creativity – an interdisciplinary approach”, Catedra de Engleză, UAIC

- Iaşi 15 – 18 noiembrie 2012: In the Wake of Method, International Conference, Professional Development of Teachers from Kindergarten and Primary School, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza University” of Iaşi

- Timişoara, 16-18 mai 2013, 23rd Conference on British and American Studies: ‘Will’ at school, Universitatea de Vest Timişoara, English Departmen

- Bălţi, Republica Moldova, 28 sept 2013, “CL and TEFL”, la Conferinţa naţională New Approaches in Foreign Language Teacher Training, Universitatea “alecu Russo” din Bălţi(Keynote speech)

- Tg. Mureş 5 – 6 dec. 2013, Opacizarea distincţiei lexic-gramatică în predarea limbii engleze, conferinţa Literature, Discourse and Multicultural Dialogue, The ALPHA Institute of Multicultural Studies.

International exchanges

Erasmus teaching mobility at London Institute of Education, May 2010 (one week)

Projects

2008-2011

Proiect PNCDI II: SISTEM INTEGRAT DE ASISTARE PENTRU PACIENTII CU AFECTIUNI NEUROMOTORII SEVERE, ASISTSYS. Autoritatea contractanta: Centrul National de Management Programe. Nr. contract principal pentru executie proiecte: nr. 12-122/ 01.10.2008, contractul de finanţare subsidiar nr. 9309p/17.10.2008. Director: Conf. univ. dr. Anca Cehan.

Other responsibilities

Head of the Languages and Continuing Education Centre

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