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The following is an archive of conference presentations and papers given by Language Centre staff.

2016

50th IATEFL Conference. Birmingham.

Personal learning from the CELTA: an auto-ethnography approach.
(Bethany Miall, Queen Mary University of London.)

SLIDES [PDF 146KB] [PDF]


e-Portfolios as both self-reflective/developmental and assessment tools: evaluating effectiveness.
(Catherine Mitsaki, Queen Mary University of London.)

SLIDES [PDF 2,065KB] [PDF]


Teachers' views on motivation in relation to their motivational practice.
(Mariia Prykhodchenko, Queen Mary University of London alumna.)

SLIDES [PDF 1,927KB] [PDF]


Building Teaching & Learning Corpora with the British Library EThOS Collection.
(Chris Mansfield, Queen Mary University of London. Alannah Fitzgerald, Concordia University and University of Waikato.)

POSTER [PDF 239KB] [PDF]


2015

Setting a Precedent with Open Resources Development in English for Specific Academic Purposes (Alannah Fitzgerald, Martin Barge, Saima Sherazi and William Tweddle).

Delivered at the 2015 biennial BALEAP Conference, at the University of Leicester, in which we presented and demonstrated the ESAP Law collection of texts and text analysis activities built at Queen Mary.

Main presentation (A. Fitzgerald)

QMUL Demonstration (M.Barge, S.Sherazi, W.Tweddle)

Qm presentation-demo from martinbarge

2014

Investigating an open methodology for designing domain-specific language collections

This presentation, delivered by Dr Saima Sherazi at the EUROCALL 2014 Conference, at the University of Groningen, reports on our collaboration with Alannah Fitzgerald (Concordia University, Canada and The Open University) on the development of an ESAP collection in FLAX for students taking a Critical Thinking and Writing in Law In-Sessional course at Queen Mary and those following the Law Pathway on the summer Pre-Sessional programmes.

Full abstract

Slides [PDF 4,429KB]

2013

Norwegian Forum for EAP, 2013: Technology-enhanced learning

The theme for the 2013 conference was technology-enhanced learning. The keynote talks were by Martin Barge, Jessica Cooper and William Tweddle from the Queen Mary, University of London Language Centre. They presented the development of 'Academic English Online', a resource of online EAP materials, which are freely available to students and educators. Access presentations here.


Redefining Research Writing Support: what are the missing links? BALEAP PIM, 29 June 2013.

Saima Sherazi and Weronika Gorska presented at this Professional Issues Meeting on the following topics:

"Guessing Game: international students' accounts of responding to the requirements of essay writing in the UK postgraduate programmes" (W. Gorska): View/Download PDF [PDF 1,577KB]

"Redefining Research Writing Support What are the missing links? (W. Gorska and S. Sherazi): View/Download PDF [PDF 266KB]


Making digital open educational resources for EAP.

Given at BALEAP Conference, April 2013. Martin Barge, Alannah Fitzgerald and William Tweddle.

Making digital open educational resources for EAP from Martin Barge, William Tweddle and Alannah Fitzgerald

Contextualising the international student experience: Psychosocial adjustment and the role of institutional intervention.

Given at BALEAP Conference, April 2013. Lee Hawkes.

View PDF [PDF 2,849KB]

The Psychosocial Adjustment of EAP and ESL students in the United Kingdom.

Given at the Annual Conference of the International Association of the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language. Liverpool, April 2013. Lee Hawkes

View PDF [PDF 3,110KB]

The Psychosocial Adjustment of International Students.

Given at British Council Teaching Seminar. London. March 2013. Lee Hawkes.

View PDF [PDF 2,374KB]


Teaching Referencing as an "educative response" to plagiarism.

Given at BALEAP Conference, April 2013. Jane Blackwell.

The Uncanny Non-Ideal Student.

Given at BALEAP Conference, April 2013. Jane Blackwell.


Case study II Hidden Literacies?

Given at the 34th Annual Ethnography Forum in Education, Feb 2013. Weronika Górska.

View as PDF [PDF 1,789KB]


2012

Sharing 'Academic English online': Issues in open educational practice

Given at BALEAP Professional Issues Meeting, Nov 2012. Martin Barge, William Tweddle and Jessica Cooper.


Stem Wishes: the rationale and ideas for using it

Given at BALEAP Professional Issues Meeting, Nov 2012. Debra Hills.


Changing Approach - Approaching Change

Given at the ICERI conference in Madrid, November 2012. Marta Firestone

View paper


The Acculturative Experiences and Strategies of International Students.

Given at the InForm Conference: Is Teaching and Learning Enough? Newcastle, July 2012. Lee Hawkes.

View PDF [PDF 1,410KB]

The Psychosocial Adjustment of International Students.

Inform Issue. 2012. Lee Hawkes.

View PDF [PDF 2,601KB]


2011

Capturing students' use of an academic English online resource: informing future development

Given at BALEAP biennial conference, April 2011. Martin Barge, William Tweddle and Jessica Cooper.

Available online here.


Working with departments to improve student writing: Thinking Writing initiatives at Queen Mary, Univeristy of London.

Given at BALEAP biennial conference, April 2011. Nadya Yakovchuk and Julian Ingle

View as PDF


A (critical) friend or a foe

Given at IATEFL annual conference, April 2011. Catherine Mitsaki.

View as PDF [PDF 5,155KB]


2010

Development of On-Line Provision for Students of Academic English.

Given at IATEFL Annual conference, April 2010. William Tweddle and Martin Barge.

View as PDF [PDF 138KB]

Summary report [PDF 53KB]


2009

Teaching Techniques for Multimedia Language Labs.

Given at University of Ulster Centre for Excellence in Multimedia Language Learning Symposium, Sept 2009. Martin Barge.

View as PDF [PDF 1,336KB]


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