2019-2020

9:00 AM, 05 Oct 2019 - , Western Gateway Building, UCC

English in Academic Contexts: Drivers of Collaboration, Innovation and Creativity


UCC Language Centre are very excited to be hosting English for Academic Purposes (EAP) in Ireland's 2nd annual conference this Saturday 5th October at the Western Gateway Building. 
 
EAP in Ireland are very happy to announce our guest speaker: Sara-Jane Cromwell, Author of books and including ‘Becoming Myself’, ‘Wrong Body, Wrong Life’ and the article ‘Gender Dysphoria - A Treatable Condition in Mainstream Medicine’ in the Irish Medical Times. 
 
Sara-Jane will be speaking on the topic of 'Collaboration: Reflections on Identity and Representation for educators' 
 
Plenary speakers include: 
 
Dr Karl Kitching, Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Senior Lecturer in Education, University College Cork: speaking on the topic of Teaching Against Whiteness.
 
Dr Alex Ding, Director of Scholarship and of the Centre for Excellence in Language Teaching in the School of Languages, Cultures and Society and Associate Professor of EAP, University of Leeds: speaking on the topic of 'Foreclosing our Future: Responding to Neoliberalism'
 A few other titles from the conference include: 
 
“Would you not go back to real teaching?” Collaboration and innovation in a corpus-based discourse analysis of language teacher identity in higher education in IrelandAoife Ní Mhurchú, University College Cork
 
We’re all in this together!: collaborating on an inclusive approach to academic literacy in the disciplineAlison Leslie, University of Leeds
 

English for PhD Writing: developing EAP support for research students at University of Lincoln. Malgorzata Drewniok, University of Lincoln

International Student Voices and the VLE: How can Photovoice and student focus groups contribute to the design of VLE spaces? Claire Hiscock, University of the Arts, London
 
For full details on conference schedule and programme (book of abstracts) and to register please go to our webpage:
***Please note we have a reduction for UCC students. 

https://eapinireland.files.wordpress.com/2019/10/2019-conference-schedule.pdf

All welcome - please register. Organised by UCC Language Centre

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