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Ms Angela Maria Smith

PositionEAP Lecturer and Technology Enhanced Learning Leader
LocationChesham B0.07
DepartmentThe Language Centre
Telephone+44 (0) 1274 233806
Emaila.smith22@bradford.ac.uk

Research Interests (key words only)

Technology tools to support undergraduate and postgraduate EAP students Innovative assessment practices using technology to enhance learner progression Use of VLE to develop autonomous learning for international students

PhD Supervision

I offer 1:1 academic/ language support for PhD students.

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

I teach on Postgraduate taught classes/ Pre sessional courses as well as offering 1:1 support for all university students and specific targeted  1:1 support for PhD students

Administrative Responsibilities

I am responsible for creating/ updating online self access materials available hosted on Blackboard  for Language Centre students and for supporting Language Centre staff in their development of TEL knowledge and skills.

Study History

BA(Hons) English & Public Media ( Univ of Leeds, 1980)

RSA Dip TESOL/ LTCL Dip TESOL/ RSA Dip TESP ( London,1983)

MA ( TESOL) Sheffield ( 2006)

MA Education ( E Learning) Greenwich (2010)

M Research   Lancaster ( 2011)

PGCE Post compulsory – Huddersfield   (1991)   

PG Cert HE   Edge Hill ( 2010)

Professional History

I have worked in EFL/ ESP/ EAP teaching ( The British Council :Greece/ Italy/ Egypt) + UK for several years as a teacher and teacher trainer.

My work has involved design and delivery of courses  for Cambridge exams ( IELTS/ ESOL/FCE/CAE/CPE),Business English ( TOEIC),English for Academic Purposes.

I have also worked as an ESOL lecturer and trainer within the FE sector and English as an Additional Language coordinator in schools.

In my previous role I was Programme Leader for the Education portfolio, designing, developing and delivering blended and online modules for the MA Education with pathways in ESOL, International Perspectives, Leadership & Management and  TEL.

Professional Activities

I am involved in English language exam writing at C1 level for an international exam board ( UCLAN)

I have been involved in  online course design and development (UDOL) for postgraduate courses aimed at a global market of educators.

Presenting at IATEFL Conference April 2016

HEA Senior fellowship awarded 2014 - now involved in HEA mentor scheme

Research Areas

Technology tools to support  PhD students

Innovative assessment practices using technology to enhance learner progression

Use of VLE to develop autonomous learning for international students

Current Projects

Implementation of Online English for Academic Study courses

In the News/Media

PhD Research Officer Blog interview

https://ubupso.wordpress.com/2015/11/10/meet-angela-our-excellent-english-for-academic-purposes-lecturer/

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