Elena Bazanova

Elena Bazanova earned a PhD in Education from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages in 2013, where she did research into Web-based career-oriented language teaching for graduate students. Dr. Bazanova has a wide range of publications to date reflecting her teaching and research, including English for Specific Purposes (ESP), English for Academic Purposes (EAP), Web-based teaching and learning, blended problem-based learning strategies, subject-oriented teaching, Web 2.0 in higher education. Elena is currently Chair of the English Philology Department at the Russian State Social University. In addition, she works as Director of the Language Training and Testing Center at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Her research addresses issues around English language teaching and language assessment, with particular reference to international standardized tests. Elena is the author and co-author of 17 books. They include EFL/ESP coursebooks, one of which is the winner of All-Russia competition for the best coursebook for Higher Education. Since February 2015, Elena has been working as Director of the Academic Writing Center at the National University of Science and Technology “MISiS”, where she reads EAP courses and delivers consulting sessions on academic writing and speaking.

Sort options

Technical Writing (Coursera)

The course develops technical writing skills necessary to communicate information gained through a process of technical or experimental work. The course highlights the factors that determine the degree of technicality of the language and concepts involved.
Average: 2 (4 votes)

Grant Proposal (Coursera)

The course provides guidance on developing a strong application that will allow reviewers to better evaluate the science and merit of your proposal. You will learn how to put your ideas into proper words, arrange a clear and concise paper and search grant market for potential funder. You will [...]
Average: 8 (4 votes)

Academic Literacy (Coursera)

This is the first course of the English for Research Publication Purposes Specialization. The course is an introduction to what you need to know about academic discourse. You’ll gain important critical reading skills to help you develop as a self-critical scientific writer. You will learn practical tools and effective [...]
Average: 7 (4 votes)

Scholarly Communication (Coursera)

Scholarly Communication is a concise but comprehensive course on how to write research papers in English. The course will help the candidates gain a better understanding of the rhetorical conventions of English and the common challenges the candidates may face as an academic writer. The course provides instruction, exercises, [...]
Average: 5 (4 votes)