Dr Susie Cowley-Haselden: Knowledge building via Academic Reading Circles on an English for General Academic Purposes pre-sessional course’ for postgraduates

Dr Susie Cowley-Haselden is currently the Director of Academic Literacies and Skills at the University of Warwick in the UK. Her doctorate focused on knowledge building via Academic Reading Circles on an English for General Academic Purposes pre-sessional course for postgraduates. Susie is currently co-Research and Publications officer for BALEAP, alongside Dr Laetitia Monbec. susie.cowley-haselden@warwick.ac.uk […]

Video, Reflective Practice and Teacher Education, Steve Mann

This talk is aimed at teacher educators who are looking to increase their awareness of the way that digital video can be prioritized and exploited in language teacher education. It has recently been argued that we have reached a ‘tipping point’, where views and practices are changing as we innovate with and adapt to improved capabilities […]


One of the major issues within EAP and similar fields is the purpose(s) of scholarship for and by practitioners. Not only is there resistance within the field to practitioner scholarship, but there are also conflicting discourses around the purposes of scholarship. One such view holds that scholarship must be directly related to student education, learning, […]

Towards Facilitating the Transfer of Academic Communication Skills, Radhika Jaidev

  Radhika Jaidev is the Director of the Centre for Communication Skills (CCS) at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). She manages the centre and teaches academic and technical writing as well as presentation skills to undergraduate students. She also drives the university’s Communication Across the Curriculum (CAC) instruction, consultation and assessment. In keeping with […]

Review of Ian Bruce’s talk by CELC’s Nina Venkataraman

CELC Speaker Series 08: Expressing Critical Thinking Through Academic Writing   If we step back from the talk “Expressing Critical Thinking Through Academic Writing” and understand what Ian Bruce gave us as EAP facilitators, it can be encompassed into two concepts: Meaning and Methodology. Let me explain this. In the first part of the talk Ian […]