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September 2014 update

As usual, 2013-14 was another busy academic year. Here are a few highlights of my activity: Publications Fernández-Toro, Maria and Hurd, Stella (2014). A model of factors affecting independent learners’ engagement with feedback on language learning tasks. Distance Education, 35(1) … Continue reading

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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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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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Bilingualism in Paraguayan song

This presentation, given at the Universidad Autónoma de Asunción (7th August 2012) was entitled Presencia del guarani en la canción paraguaya and drew on an earlier research project on bilingualism in Paraguayan song that I carried out back in 2005.  Although I am … Continue reading

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