Department of Education

Seminars

2017-18 seminars

Date Title Speaker Time Location
5 September 2017 Written corrective feedback for L2 development: The current status of knowledge about its potential Professor John Bitchener (University of Auckland) 14.30-16.00 5 West 2.1
18 October 2017 Visual methodologies and children's development Dr Rita Chawla-Duggan (University of Bath)
Dr Sissell Sollied (University of Tromso, Norway)
16.15-18.15 1 West North 3.20
13 November 2017 Multi-competence, translanguaging and mobile self-directed learning Professor Li Wei (Institute of Education, University of London) 14.30-16.00 3 West North 2.1
21 February 2018 TBC Professor Andy Kirkpatrick (Visiting Professor, University of Bath, and Griffin University, Australia) 14:30-16:00 8 West 3.22
27 February 2018 Exploring cognitive writing processes and behaviours through mixed methods Dr Andrea Revesz (University College London) 15:30-17:00 1 West 2.03
19 March 2018 Promoting successful and sustained Global Englishes curricular innovation Dr Nicola Galloway (University of Edinburgh) 15:30-17:00 Chancellors' Building 3.1
20 March 2018 It is all in the eye of the beholder: are writings in single and multi-alphabet readable? Professor Anat Stavans 15:30-17:00 1 West 2.03
22 March 2018 TBC Professor Simon Borg 10:15-11:45 Chancellors' Building 3.1

2016-17 seminars

Date Title Speaker Time Location
23 September 2016 Measuring and improving teaching practices Dr Guadalupe Perez-Martinez and Yahaira Rodriguez-Martinez (Autonomous University of Aguascalientes) 12.00-13.15 1 West-North 3.20
1 November 2016 Increasing English Language Teacher Competence in Developing Contexts Professor Simon Borg (University of Leeds) 17.15-18.45 5 West 2.3
10 November 2016 Measuring and Developing Fluency in Another Language Professor Judit Kormos (Lancaster University) 16.30-18.00 Chancellors' Building 1.12
18 January 2017 An ELF-aware Approach to English Language Teaching Professor Andy Kirkpatrick (Visiting Professor to Department of Education) 14.00-15.30 3 East 2.1
8 February 2017 Reflecting on researching children’s perspectives on their multilingual lives and learning Dr Jane Andrews (University of the West of England) 14.30-16.00 3 West North 2.1
8 March 2017 Translation and tolerance in language teaching and learning Professor Guy Cook (King's College, London) 14.30-16.00 Chancellors' Building 1.12
17 March 2017 Students¹ and markers¹ understandings of effective source use in academic writing Dr. Sharon McCulloch (Lancaster University) 15.30-17.00 Chancellors' Building 1.12
29 March 2017 Language teachers' sense making as 'acts of imagination': Towards a transdisciplinary approach to understanding L2 learning opportunities in classroom settings Dr. Maggie Kubanyiova (University of Birmingham) 14.30-16.00 8 West 3.22

2015-16 seminars

Date Title Speaker Time Location
20 January 2016 'Worlds of Internationalisation' in a globalising Higher Education: the perspectives of academics on cross-national Masters in four European countries Dr Vassiliki Papatsiba (University of Sheffield) 13:00 - 14:15 1 West North 3.10
10 February  2016 Children's perceptions of cross-cultural encounters: An exploration into an Iranian context Dr Samaneh Zandian (University of Warwick) 14:15 - 15:30 Chancellors' Building 5.1
24 February 2016 Which One Are You? Introducing two very  different ignorant teachers Dr Simon Lygo-Baker (University of Surrey) 13:00 - 14:15 1 West 2.104
24 February  2016 English medium of instruction in higher education in East and Southeast Asia Professor Andy Kirkpatrick (Visiting Professor to Department of Education) 14:15 - 15:30 Chancellors' Building  5.1
16 March 2016 The pedagogical implications of the spread of English as a global language Dr Heath Rose (University of Oxford) 14:15 - 15:30 Chancellors' Building  5.1
27 April 2016 Innovation and Change in ELT: the English-everywhere agenda in highly multilingual Cameroon Dr Seraphin Kamden (SOAS, University of London) 14:15 - 15:30 Chancellors' Building 5.1
4 May  2016 (TBC) The facilitation of reactive teaching during pre-service teacher education Dr Mike Chick (University of South Wales) 14:15 - 15:30 Chancellors' Building  5.1
18 May 2016 Context and the teaching of academic writing: Bringing together theory and practice Prof Brian Paltridge (University of Sydney) TBC TBC

 

2014-2015 seminars

Date Title Speaker Time Location
16 June 2015 English as a Lingua Franca in Asia: Suggestions for ELT/ELF Policy and Pedagogy Professor Andy Kirkpatrick (Griffith University, Brisbane) 14.00 - 15.00 Chancellors' Building 4.1
21 April 2015 Teachers as researchers: what can we expect, and how can we provide a supportive context? Dr Martin Wedell (University of Leeds) 14.15 - 16.05 Chancellors' Building 3.9
24 March 2015 Language learner autonomy in theory, practice and research Professor David Little (Trinity College Dublin) 14.15 - 16.05 Chancellors' Building 3.9
12 March 2015 Clarity as disciplinary discourse: Accounting for the great divide in philosophy Dr Valerie Hobbs (University of Sheffield) 14.15 - 16.05 1 West 2.101
4 March 2015 Internationalisation and internationalism in the curriculum – an example from foreign language teaching Professor Michael Byrom 13:15 - 14:45 1 West North 3.11
3 March 2015 Researching language learning motivation 'through a small lens' Dr Ema Ushioda (University of Warwick) 13:15 - 15:05 1 West North 3.11
17 February 2015 Developing theories from practice: local contexts and global relevance Dr Sue Garton (Aston University) 14:15 - 15:45 1 West 2.103

2 December 2014

Ethnography and the localisation of global education policy Professor Amy Stambach 13:15 - 14:45 1 West North 3.20

2013-2014 seminars

Date Title Speaker Time Location
24 February 2014 The interactional topography of interdisciplinary research meetings: The case of ‘so’ Dr Seongsook Choi and Dr Keith Richards (University of Warwick) 14:15 - 15:45 Chancellors’ Building 4.1
10 March 2014 Concurrent academic language development in a bilingual learner corpus Dr David Palfreyman (Zayed University, Dubai) 14:15 - 15:45 Chancellors’ Building 4.1
17 March 2014 English, the elephant in the (international university) room Prof. Jennifer Jenkins (University of Southampton) 14:15 - 15:45 Chancellors’ Building 4.1
24 March 2014 Generating and disseminating context-appropriate ELT pedagogy: A bottom up approach Dr Harry Kuchah Kuchah (University of Sheffield) 14:15 - 15:45 Chancellors’ Building 4.1
19 May 2014 Developing teacher agency: Finding time and energy Dr Susan Gray (University of Auckland) 16:15 - 18:05 6 East 2.1
11 June 2014 The Hidden Internationalism of Elite English Schools Prof. Rachel Brooks (University of Surrey) 13:15-14:45 1 West North 3.8 (classroom)

2012-2013 seminars

Date Title Speaker Time Location
1 July 2013 Rolling out ‘good’, ‘best’ and ‘excellent’ practice. What next? Perfect practice? Organisational Research in Education Reading Group 16:30 - 18:00 1 West North 3.26 (meeting room)

7 June 2013

Sustainably Living: What it is and isn’t: what the research tells us Professor Richard Jurin 12:15 - 14:05 1 West North 3.17 (classroom)
3 June 2013 System leadership, networks and the question of power Organisational Research in Education Reading Group 16:30 - 18:00
Bath Spa University
Room MH 2.07 (top floor of main house)
15 May 2013 Pleasure: A Forgotten Dimension of Physical Activity in Older Age Dr Cassandra Phoenix (Senior Lecturer in Qualitative Health Research, European Centre for the Environment and Human Health, University of Exeter Medical School) 15:30-16:30 1 West North 2.4
26 April 2013 Learning in the perspective of Peircean Diagrammatology Professor Fredrik Stjernfelt (University of Aarhus, Denmark) 12:15-14:05 1 West North 3.17 (classroom)
23 April 2013 Social Class and the Embodiment of Early Years Learning: A Bernsteinian Analyses Professor John Evan (Professor of Sociology of Education & Physical Education, Loughborough University) 15:30 - 16:30 3 East 2.2
26 March 2013 Joint practice development (JPD) What does the evidence suggest are effective approaches? Reading Group 16:30-17:30 1 West North 3.26
18 March 2013 Business English Textbooks vs. ‘Real life’ Business Discourse: How much do they have in common? Dr Jo Angouri, (University of the West of England) 14:15-16:30 3 East 3.8 (lecture theatre)
4 March 2013 What’s the use of technology? A complex picture from TESOL classrooms in China Dr Li Li, Graduate School of Education (University of Exeter) 14:15-16:05 3 East 3.8 (lecture theatre)
20 February 2013 Motive for writing in the academy: a discussion based on two scenarios Dr Marília Mendes Ferreira, (University of São Paulo) 16:30-18:00 1 West North 3.8 (classroom)
8 October 2012 The Introduction of National Standards and how schools respond: NZ a case study Professor Martin Thrupp (University of Wikato) 16:00 1 West-North 3.10
17 October 2012 The changing landscape of international schooling Dr Tristan Bunnell (Head of Economics at Copenhagen International School) 16:15-17:15 1 West-North 3.11