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eFeedback project presented at JISC webinar

The eFeP team was invited to hold a webinar as part of the JISC Assessment and Feedback Programme. This event took place on the 1st March and was well attended. It provided Concha Furnborough and myself with an excellent opportunity to share our latest … Continue reading

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MAGICC meeting in Faro

The MAGICC team met again in Faro on the 1st and 2nd February to discuss work package 2 (Conceptual framework) and begin work on work packages 3, 4 and 5.  I will be working on work package 3 to design … Continue reading

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2012, another busy year

2012 was a fuitful year. Here is a quick summary of the things I did: Online teaching materials Working in collaboration with the BBC, I produced a series of OpenLearn resources based on the Hairy Bikers Bakeation series. The aim was … Continue reading

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DoL Teaching Forum: The EPOS portfolio

At the Department of Languages Teaching Forum held on the 06.09.12, Bärbel Kϋhn and  Jϋrgen Friedrich (University of Bremen), presented EPOS2: The Department of Languages of the University of Bremen has been successfully working with its electronic ELP ‘EPOS’ over … Continue reading

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Collaboration with Stella Hurd

Now that my last article submission is about to be published I can finally resume work on an article provisionally entitled Reacting to feedback on language learning tasks: A model of cognitive and affective engagement in learning contexts, that Stella Hurd and I started … Continue reading

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Forthcoming publication

Our article entitled Are the principles of effective feedback transferable across disciplines? A comparative study of written assignment feedback in Languages and Technology (authors: María Fernández-Toro, Mike Truman and Mirabelle Walker) has just been accepted for publication in Assessment and Evaluation … Continue reading

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On the media

My host in Asunción, Paraguayan harpist Rito Pedersen, gave me numerous opportunities to make a case for bilingualism on the media. I was interviewed on Juan Pastoriza’s radio programme La noche del folklore (Radio Monumental, 30.07.12) and on the TV programme … Continue reading

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