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Anastassia Tzoytzoyrakos

Master Lecturer

Contact Information
Phone: (000) 000-0000
Office: PSD 106F



M.A. , Biola University

Conferences and Other Presentations

Conference Presentations

"Excellence is strategic: 6 strategies to designing excellent lessons", TESOL 2012 International Conference, Talk/Oral Presentation, Philadelphia, PA, American Language Institute, Spring 2012   


Book Chapter

Flynn, K. F., Mackey, D., Trites, L., Tzoytzoyrakos, A. (2007). Panorama- Building Perspective Through Listening 2. Panorama- Buidling Perspective Through Listening New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Flynn, K. F., Trites, L., Kisslinger, E., Tzoytzoyrakos, A. (2007). Panorama- Perpective Through Reading 3. Panorama- Perpective Through Reading 3 New York, NY: Oxford Univeristy Press.
Mackey, D., Blass, L., Huntley, H., Tzoytzoyrakos, A. (2007). Panorama-Building Perspective Through Listening 1. Panorama-Building Perspective Through Listening 1 New York, NY: Oxford Univeristy Press.

Instructor's Manual

Uhl Chamot, A., Keatley, C. W., Anstrom, K. A., Tzoytzoyrakos, A. (2007). Keys to Learning 2e, Teaacher's Manual. Pearson Longman.

Material Regarding New Courses/Curricula

Tzoytzoyrakos, A. (2005). Oral Skills for International Students of Science and Technology. USC Custom Publishing.

Multimedia Scholarship and Creative Works

Theater Production, Directed on stage production of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" at Huntington Beach Playhouse Theater; cast of 30 high-school to college age actors; produced by Alethia Christian Theater, Spring 2012   
Visions and Voices Semi- Finalist, Proposal submitted to USC Visions and Voices Initiative and made it to semi-finals, Spring 2012   

New Courses Developed

ALI 244 ITA, ALI, An oral skills course for hi-intermediate international teaching assistants., 2011-2012   
ALI 254 for International Teaching Assistants, American Language Institute, This intermediate oral skills course is designed for International Teaching Assistants who need to improve their oral communication skills. The course is needs-based with a primary emphasis on linguistic accuracy and pronunciation. Participants will also work on broader communication skills with a focus on linguistic fluency. Class projects and assignments will assess students’ ability to communicate with linguistic accuracy in an academic environment. , Spring 2012   
EDUC 521 Assessment for Diverse Language Learners, MAT@USC-TESOL / Rossier School of Education, A course for graduate students in the Master's in Teaching/TESOL online program focusing on assessment, evaluation, testing and human differences. Here is an excerpt of the syllabus: "This course is intended to engage TESOL graduate students in exploring different theories, issues, procedures, methods and approaches related to assessments for English language learners. By introducing relevant theory and current practice in the area of assessment, this course is designed to integrate theory and practice in order to provide students with both conceptual understanding and practical experience with language assessment. The course will examine key concepts of assessment including learner identity and assessment, standards and standardized testing, listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary assessments, dilemmas and biases associated with assessment decisions, and assessment as socially and culturally constructed experience"., 2010-2011   

Service to the University


Member, Participated in meetings discussing the planning, development, and implementation of the new online MAT@USC/TESOL program., 2009-2011  
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