116: English-Medium Instruction with Jim McKinley
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by Teflology
1y ago
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters. In today’s episode we explore English-Medium Instruction with Dr Jim McKinley.  Jim is an associate professor of applied linguistics in higher education at University College London IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society, and Academic Head of Learning and Teaching in the Department of Culture, Communication and Media. Jim's recent research agenda is focused on the teaching-research nexus in higher education and TESOL, doctoral writing and L2 writer identity, an ..read more
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111: Open Scholarship with Sin Wang Chong
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by Teflology
2y ago
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  In this episode, we're joined by Dr Sin Wang Chong. Sin Wang is a lecturer in School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work at Queen's University Belfast. Sin Wang’s research interests include assessment feedback in higher education, educational/language assessment, qualitative research synthesis, and computer-assisted language learning. Sin Wang is also a project leader of the TESOLgraphics (https://tesolgraphics.weebly.com) - A website that focuses on producing ..read more
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110: ELT and the Environment with Harry Waters
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by Teflology
2y ago
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  This episode marks the start of our change in format. Today’s episode considers the environment, climate change, sustainability, and other green matters with regard to the ELT industry and teaching practice, and features our guest - Harry Waters.  Based in Spain, Harry has been working in the TEFL world for over 14 years. He is a trainer for the ELTon award winning Pearson and BBC Live Classes project, as well as the learning guide for Pearson and BBC Studio’s Spea ..read more
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109: We're back! (Part 2)
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by Teflology
2y ago
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. After a long hiatus from podcasting, we're happy to return! In this second part of Ep. 109, we catch-up with each other's recent research interest and reading activities.  Thanks for sticking with us! Or, if you're joining us for the first time, you're most welcome! Please enjoy this episode.  If you like our show, please consider showing your support with a small donation. Visit www.teflology-podcast.com to see how. Get in contact with us: Email: te ..read more
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109: We're back! (Part 1)
The TEFLology Podcast
by Teflology
3y ago
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. After a long hiatus from podcasting, we're happy to return! In this episode, which is the first of two parts, we catch-up with each other about we've been doing during our time of absence, and we introduce details about the new format to our show.  Thanks for sticking with us! Or, if you're joining us for the first time, you're most welcome! Please enjoy this episode.  If you like our show, please consider showing your support with a small donation. Visit www.teflo ..read more
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Interview 67: Ashley R. Moore on Queer Inclusion in Language Education
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by Teflology
3y ago
Welcome back to the TEFLology Podcast!  In this episode, Matt speaks to Ashley R. Moore.  Ashley is a PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia. His research interests include critical pedagogy, inclusive education, the role of hidden identities in language classrooms, and queer issues in language education, amongst other topics. He has published in TESOL Quarterly, the ELT Journal, and the Modern Language Journal.  In this interview, recorded remotely, Matt spoke to Ashley about queer issues and heteronormativity in foreign language learning and teaching.  Please ..read more
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108: L.G. Alexander, Bottom-up Vs Top-down Organisation, and Critical Language Learning
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by Teflology
3y ago
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In this episode, Matt talks about contributions of L.G. Alexander, Rob leads a discussion about top-down and bottom-up approaches to curriculum design and organisation, and Matt shares a news story about critical language learning.  Enjoy! Sign up to the Humanising Language Research Through the Complexity Lens webinar here - https://uniliterate.com/2021/01/complexwebinar2021/  Information about L.G. Alexander here - https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/research/co ..read more
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107: Presentations, Aristophanes of Byzantium, and Teacher Wellbeing
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by Teflology
3y ago
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In this episode, Matthew leads a discussion about the use of presentations in language learning, Rob introduces the work of Aristophanes of Byzantium, and Matt reflects on a recent study related to teacher wellbeing.  Enjoy! Sign up to the Humanising Language Research Through the Complexity Lens webinar here - https://forms.gle/amqbkK9eGDks29Cy5 A link to the Teacher Wellbeing article mentioned in Matt's section (MacIntyre, Gregersen, & Mercer, 2020) here - https ..read more
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Interview 66: Rasha Halat on Teacher Training
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by Teflology
3y ago
Welcome back to the TEFLology Podcast!  In this episode, Matthew speaks to Dr Rasha Halat.  Rasha was Education Department chairperson at the Lebanese International University, Bekaa Campus, for eight years, and is currently teaching at the Lebanese University. Rasha has worked in the field of education for over 20 years, with 16 at university level teaching future TEFL Teachers. She has also worked in a variety of teacher training programs regionally, nationally and internationally. Recently, Racha served as a senior consultant on curriculum development for World Learning.  Her ..read more
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106: TEFL Workers' Union
The TEFLology Podcast
by Teflology
3y ago
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast! A podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. The current uncertain situation has meant, at times, that institutions may not have treated their workers fairly and respectfully, and in some cases, may have acted illegally. As a result, unions have found themselves continuing to play a pivotal and important role in supporting and standing up for the rights of those working in the language teaching industry. This episode features the stories of six individuals related to the TEFL Workers' union, based across the UK and Irel ..read more
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