Education & Professional Development



















































MA Educational Technology & TESOL

2011- 2013 University of Manchester   (Distinction)
  • Introduction to Video Production
  • Beyond Methods, Approaches & Techniques (TESOL)
  • Evaluation and design of digital courseware
  • Multimedia design & development
  • The education of language teachers
  • Developing researcher competence
  • Independent supervised study (Gamification)
  • Dissertation
Academic Transcript can be viewed here

Online Education

10/12 - 12/12 University of Pennsylvania   (via Coursera)
  • Introduction to Gamification


ELT Conferences

2013 IATEFL Liverpool
2013 NATESOL Manchester
2011 IATEFL, Brighton, UK
2011 TESOL Spain
2010 BESIG Biedefeld
2010 IATEFL, Harrogate, UK
2010 TESOL Spain
2009 BESIG  Poland
2008 BESIG  Bonn
2008 ELTAF Frankfurt

Educational Courses & Seminars 

2014 Intergrated Pronunciation Teaching with Adrian Underhill
2009 How to wiki: 2 week online course, The Consultants-E
2008 LTS, Intercultural training
2006 Weiterbildugs-Testsysteme GmbH Examiner: B1/B2 CTELC
1998 cert.TESOL, Trinity College / London Study Center

Workshops

2013 How to teach with an IWB with Russell Stannard
2010 Organizer and presenter
  • Tech Tools for Teachers (full day workshop)

2006 - 2010
Attendance at numerous workshops at ELTAS including
  • The 7Ps of Coursebook writing
  • Market Leader
  • Using case studies
  • The future of English
  • Tangible Teaching 
  • Film in the classroom
  • Authentic emailing opportunities
  • Teaching Grammar in Business English Classrooms
  • Teaching Vocabulary in Business English Classrooms
  • Why use games and props in the foreign language classroom

2005 - 2007
Numerous workshops at Linguarama, including
  • Projects with Language Learners
  • Authentic Reading
  • Teaching Dictionary Skills
  • Teaching Pronunciation
  • Teaching Writing Skills
  • Multiple Intelligences
  • Using realia
  • Modals and modality
  • Teaching with Framework materials
  • Learning to Learn

Higher Education

1993 Journalism, City  University, London, UK  (6 mo. evening course)                                       
1991 Starting your own business, OPEC training, London, UK   (3 mo. evening course)                                        
1991 Dip. Wine & Spirit Education Trust (2 year study - final exam, incomplete)
1989 Higher cert. Wine & Spirit Education Trust
1988 Certificate Wine & Spirit Education Trust


Secondary/Primary Education

1987 High School Diploma Michigan Lutheran Seminary, Michigan, USA       
1984 Christ the King Junior School, Antigua, West Indies


















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