Zoltán Dörnyei

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Zoltán Dörnyei
Zoltán Dörnyei 2012.jpg
Born (1960-03-11) 11 March 1960 (age 58)
ResidenceKeyworth, Nottinghamshire, England
Alma mater
Known for
L2 Motivational Self System

Directed Motivational Currents

Spouse(s)
Children
Awards
Scientific career
Fields
Institutions
Doctoral studentsJudit Kormos
WebsiteDörnyei on the website of the University of Nottingham

Zoltán Dörnyei (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈzoltaːn ˈdørɲɛi]) (born 1960) is a Professor of Psycholinguistics at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom.[1] He is known for his work on second-language acquisition and the psychology of the language learner, in particular on motivation in second-language learning, having published numerous books and papers on these topics.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Dörnyei was educated in Hungary and completed his PhD in Psycholinguistics at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary. He began his career at the School of English and American Studies at Eötvös Loránd University in 1988. In 1998, he moved to the United Kingdom and after two years at Thames Valley University, he took up a position at the School of English, University of Nottingham.[4][5]

Academic Awards[edit]

  • Highly Commended Award of the English-Speaking Union’s HRH The Duke of Edinburgh English Language Book Awards (2014)[citation needed]
  • Henry Osborn Award of Cornerstone University, USA (2011)[citation needed]
  • Ben Warren International House Trust Prize (2010)[citation needed]
  • ILTA Best Paper Award (2006)[6]
  • Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize of the Modern Association of America (1999)[citation needed]
  • Distinguished Research Award of the American TESOL Organization (1998)[citation needed]
  • Gombócz Zoltán Award of the Hungarian Association of Linguists (1994)[citation needed]

Select bibliography[edit]

Main Monographs[edit]

  • Dörnyei, Z., Henry, A., & Muir, C. (2016). Motivational currents in language learning: Frameworks for focused interventions. New York: Routledge.
  • Dörnyei. Z., & Ryan, S. (2015). The psychology of the language learner revisited. New York: Routledge.
  • Arnold, J., Dörnyei. Z., & Pugliese, C. (2015). The Principled Communicative Approach: Seven criteria for success. London: Helbling.
  • Dörnyei. Z., MacIntyre, P., & Henry, A. (Eds.) (2015). Motivational dynamics in language learning. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
  • Dörnyei. Z., & Kubanyiova, M. (2014). Motivating students, motivating teachers: Building vision in the language classroom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Wong, M. S., Kristjánsson, C., & Dörnyei, Z. (Eds.). (2013). Christian faith and English language teaching and learning: Research on the interrelationship of religion and ELT. New York: Routledge.
  • Dörnyei, Z. & Ushioda, E. (2011). Teaching and researching motivation (2nd ed.). Harlow: Longman.
  • Dörnyei, Z. (2010). Questionnaires in second language research: Construction, administration, and processing (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.
  • Dörnyei, Z. (2009). The psychology of second language acquisition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Dörnyei, Z., & Ushioda, E. (Eds.). (2009). Motivation, language identity and the L2 self. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
  • Dörnyei, Z. (2007). Research methods in applied linguistics: Quantitative, qualitative and mixed methodologies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Dörnyei, Z., Csizér, K., & Németh, N. (2006). Motivation, language attitudes and globalisation: A Hungarian perspective. Clevedon, England: Multilingual Matters.
  • Dörnyei, Z. (2005). The psychology of the language learner: Individual differences in second language acquisition. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • Dörnyei, Z., & Murphey, T. (2003). Group dynamics in the language classroom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Dörnyei, Z. (2001). Motivational strategies in the language classroom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Ehrman, M., & Dörnyei, Z. (1998). Interpersonal dynamics in second language education: The visible and invisible classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kormos, J. (2013). Dörnyei, Zoltán. In C. A. Chapelle (Ed.), The encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics (on-line). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
  2. ^ Dörnyei, Z. (2016). From English language teaching to psycholinguistics: A story of three decades. In R. Ellis (Ed.), Becoming and being an applied linguist: The life histories of some applied linguists (pp. 119-135). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  3. ^ http://www.zoltandornyei.co.uk/
  4. ^ "Official University website for Zoltán Dörnyei".
  5. ^ Dörnyei, Z. (2016). From English language teaching to psycholinguistics: A story of three decades. In R. Ellis (Ed.), Becoming and being an applied linguist: The life histories of some applied linguists (pp. 119-135). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  6. ^ "2006 ILTA Best Paper Award". International Language Testing Association. 2 July 2006.

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