ALA 2016 Conference

I recently participated in the ALA 2016 Conference hosted by the Association for Language Awareness (ALA) at UW Wien (Vienna University of Economics and Business) from July 19th to 22nd, 2016.   I presented a joint paper with Richard (who was there in spirit). Our paper entitled ‘Raising interculturally-oriented ELF awareness of EFL teachers in Thai universities’ was about a […]

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New Book: INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION. NEW PERSPECTIVES FROM ELF

Edited by the organisers of the ELF6 Conference in Rome, it has been published by RomaTrE-Press   (Roma Tre University Press) The book is composed by 24 chapters and it is divided into three parts: 1) ELF, language teaching and teacher education; 2) Communication in plurilingual and migration contexts: attitudes and interactions; 3) ELF in business and academia. The twenty-four chapters […]

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New volume of English Language Teacher Education and Development now available

The latest volume of English Language Teacher Education and Development Journal(Volume 18) is now freely available on-line. This volume contains the following articles: Developing teacher language awareness via in-service training: trainers’ beliefs – Daniel Xerri Becoming a better teacher in the writing class: a case study of a writing tutor in a university in China – Fu Bei Transnational English language teaching: opportunities for teacher learning and […]

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Stop Press: Research Papers in Language Teaching and Learning – Vol 6 (2015) now out!

An eclectic mix of papers in this new volume, the full version of which can be found here. In this issue, authors address topics that spread across the EFL and applied linguistics board. There are papers on evaluating teacher education courses, on authors’ perspectives about ghost-authoring research papers, on individual differences, learning styles and learner motivation, on the role of […]

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ELTED Vol 16 (Spring 2014) now available on-line

We are pleased to let you know that Volume 16 of English Language Teacher Education and Development (Spring 2014) is now available on-line at: www.elted.net?  This volume, edited by Gerard Sharpling and Gosia Sky, contains the following articles: ·         “Seeing” second language pre-service teacher learning through the conceptual metaphor of teaching and learning in teaching practicum dialogic blogs – Ekaterina Arshavskaya ·         The authenticity continuum: Empowering international […]

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Apples: Journal of Applied Language Studies

Apples: Journal of Applied Language Studies is a peer-reviewed, open access scientific journal in the field of applied language studies. The full volume of 2012 is now online. The first issue includes four articles that deal with language education and language teaching in different contexts. Jörgen Tholin problematizes equality of language education within the so called SvEn education, where goal […]

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When Ethics become more than a paper pushing exercise….

After completing my panel in October I have been working through completing the ethics forms for my PhD study. Originally it was seen to have a low risk level. However, from my panel feedback and discussions with colleagues in the department it appears that from the wording on the ethics form my study is actually medium.The primary reason for this? […]

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Article submission

I’ve just submitted an article to Gender and Education based on a content analysis I did last year as part of the MSc Educational Research. The article looks at the representation of gender relations in the online version of New Headway, and the ways in which theorisations of gender, identity and language learning may inform, and be informed by, the emergent postmethod movement […]

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