MARIAM M. ISPIRYAN
26.02.2016

Academic Secretary of the University, Executive Assistant to the Chancellor-Head of the Registrar Office; 

Telephone: 59 70 08
ispiryanmariam@aspu.am

Academic Secretary of the University

Executive Assistant to the Chancellor-Head of the Registrar Office

PhD in Education Sciences, Associate Professor of the Chair of the Russian Language Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University

 

Education

2012 – PhD in Educational Sciences degree earned. The theme of the PhD dissertation: “The Dynamics of the Study of the Motion Verbs within the contemporary strategy of communicative school teaching of Russian” (Defended at the Specialized Scientific Degree Awarding Council 020)
2008-2012 – Researcher at the Chair of the Russian Language and its Teaching Methodology of Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University
2003-2008 – Student of Russian Language and Literature Department of the Faculty of Philology of Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University, Diploma of Honour awarded.


Work experience
2018 – Academic Council Secretary of Armenian State Pedagogical University
2015 – Associate Professor, Chair of the Russian Language, Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University
2011 – University Chancellor’s Executive Assistant - Head of Administrative unit, Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University
2010-2011 – Head of MA degree-program coordinating Department, Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University
2008-2010 – Inspector in charge of coordinating the academic and scientific-methodological activities, Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University
2008-2015 Lecturer, Chair of the Russian Language and its Teaching Methodology, Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University
2005-2008 – Methodologist-coordinator, Faculty of Part-time Studies, Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University


Lectures and courses delivered
Russian as a Foreign Language – BA-degree course, Target group: part-time/distance-learning students
Foreign language (Russian) for specific purposes, Target group: MA full-time

Scope of scientific interests

Methodology of Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language (TRFL)

Comparative Analysis of Armenian and Russian Languages, Language typology

Professional enhancement courses, sessions, seminars

• “School of Young Russian Language Teachers: the Russian Language as the Language of Education in Russian” Educational Program (Ministry of Education and Science, Russian Federation, 2012)
• “Current Issues of Russian Philology” international Conference (Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation, 2012)
• “Linguistic and Philological Knowledge on the International Fundraising Platform” International Conference (Astrakhan State University, Russian Federation, 2013)
• “The Major Issues of Fundraising in Scholarly Domain”, Practical Conference, National Academy of Sciences, Republic of Armenia, 2013)
• “Russian Lexicography and Speech Art”, “Linguo-cultural realm: from the perspective of higher education institutions” International Conference (Armenian-Russian (Slavic) University, Yerevan, 2013)
• “Major issues of TFL and Linguistics”, International Conference (Russian Federation, Astrakhan State University, 2014)
• “Contemporary Perspectives of Teaching RFL, Russian Literature and Culture” International Conference (Russian University of National Folklore, Russian Federation, 2015)
• “Methodology and Theory of Teaching Russian as Foreign Language” International Conference (Russian Federation, 2015)
• Inclusive Education: “Modern Issues and Challenges” (Armenian State Pedagogical University, Republic of Armenia, 2015)
• Round tables and lecture series on the Russian Language held under the initiative of International Information Agency “Russia today” within the framework of the project of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation, Target group: CIS mass information means, Specificity: Higher Computer Skills courses ACN (Russian Federation, 2015)
• University training certificate for participation and facilitation (Armenian State Pedagogical University, 2016)
• Facilitator’s certificate for contributing to the round table “Cultural and historical methodology in L. S. Vygotsky’s works and variably developing education: psychological and pedagogical perspectives” (2016)
• Within the framework of the project “Cooperation in the Humanities from the perspectives of intercultural communication” (State Pushkin Institute of the Russian Language, Russian Federation, 2017)
• Motivation stimulation issues among the school students through oral traditions, peculiarities of contemporary Russian festive rituals and crafts, Target group: school teachers (Republic of Armenia, 2017)
• “Cultural Heritage and Multimedia-based Education” project (Republic of Armenia, 2017)
• Participation and contribution certificate for organizing the International Student Conference “Language and Area Studies: Motherland through Student’s eyes” (Republic of Armenia, 2018)
• Russian Language and Literature program for Russian teachers of Russian language and literature abroad, Title of the project: We’ll maintain you, Russian Language, Great Russian Word! (Herzen Russian State Pedagogical University, Russian Federation, 2018)
• Series of events dedicated to foreign language teaching methodology under the heading “Pedagogy: Innovative Experience and Recent Practices”, Target group: Teachers of Russian Language and Literature and educational disciplines taught in Russian (October, 2018)
• International scientific and practical conference “Personality Development Issues within the framework of Globalisation: Psychological and Pedagogical Perspectives” (2018)
• “Network-based Interactions as Premises for Effective Functioning of the Centres of “Pushkin Institute” partnership” (Pushkin State Institute of the Russian Language, Russian Federation, 2018)
• Professional Development Program for Russian Language Teachers “The Russian Language” (Russian State University of the Humanities Russian Federation, 2018)
• Erasmus+ Boost project “Internationalisation in Higher Education” and international week (Rovira and Virgili University, Tarragona, Spain, 2019) 

Social activities and affiliation

  • Member of the International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the scientific and methodological journal “Modern Issues of Russian Studies”
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the scientific and methodological journal “Psychology and Pedagogy Issues”
  • Member upon request of Specialised Scientific-degree-awarding Council 020
  • Member of the Board of Trustees coordinating “Mayor of Moscow” program in the Republic of Armenia

Publications

26 scientific articles on the methodology of Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language

 

Awards

“Pedagogical University’s 90th Anniversary” medal

Certificate of Honour of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia 


Languages

• Armenian (Native)
• Russian (Advanced)
• English (Fluent)

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