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Personal profile

Research interests

 

I am a member of the Language and Educational Practices (LEP) research cluster within the Department of Education. I have worked in the field of international language education and intercultural communication for 30 years, having been a language teacher, lecturer, translator, researcher and curriculum consultant in several countries of East Asia and Europe. For several years I was involved in British Council and DfID funded curriculum development projects in China and Indonesia, from which I developed a continuing interest in language education and intercultural communication in the Asia Pacific region. In recent years I have also been increasingly interested in research activities in Latin America.

I joined the University of Bath in 2003. I am currently Director of Studies of the MA in English as a Medium of Instruction (MA EMI) and convenor of the EdD unit Language, Communication and Education (ED60279). Other positions I have held include Director of Studies of the MA TESOL (2007-2015), Leader of the Language and Educational Practices Research Cluster (2013-2018), Director of the Postgraduate International Summer School (2003-2005) and Acting Director of Studies of the MA in Education (2011).

My recent research projects and publications have focused on language and identity (including the critique of ‘the East Asian learner’ stereotype); the branding and marketization of English as an International Language; and the role of intercultural communication in the internationalization of education. I use several languages in my personal and professional life, most recently concentrating on Modern Greek.

 

Willing to supervise PhD

I am particularly interested in supervising research in the following subject areas:

Intercultural communication in educational settings
Language, culture and identity
English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI)

I am particularly interested in supervising studies involving the following research methodologies:

Linguistic ethnography
Multimodal discourse analysis

 

 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD Language Studies, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Kent

1 Apr 19961 Jan 2001

Master of Education, University of Leeds

1 Sep 198830 Sep 1989

Cambridge Cert TEFL 1986

BA , Bachelor of Arts, University of Hull

1 Sep 19811 Jul 1985

External positions

External examiner, MA TESOL Pre-service Programme, University College London

1 Oct 201830 Sep 2022

External Examiner, UG General Modular Scheme, Canterbury Christ Church University

1 Sep 201330 Sep 2017

External Examiner, BA English Language and Communication, Canterbury Christ Church University

1 Sep 201230 Sep 2016

External Examiner, MEd TESOL, University of Exeter

1 Oct 200830 Sep 2012

Keywords

  • L Education (General)
  • TESOL
  • Intercultural communication
  • Applied Linguistics
  • discourse analysis
  • Second language teacher education

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Projects

Research Output

Developing intercultural competence in a ‘comfortable’ third space: postgraduate studies in the UK

McKinley, J., Dunworth, K., Grimshaw, T. & Iwaniec, J., 2 Jan 2019, In : Language and Intercultural Communication. 19, 1, p. 9-22 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Stimulated recall

Sanchez, H. & Grimshaw, T., 2019, (Accepted/In press) The Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in Applied Linguistics. Rose, H. & McKinley, J. (eds.). Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Negotiating within the middle culture: Intercultural competences in postgraduate studies in the UK

Mckinley, J., Dunworth, K., Grimshaw, T. & Iwaniec, J., 25 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Language and Intercultural Communication.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Intercultural competence across disciplines: A case study of staff and student perceptions at one UK university

    Dunworth, K., Grimshaw, T., Iwaniec, J. & Mckinley, J., 2017, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  • Thesis

    Exploring the impact of the European Language Portfolio, EPL (2001) in the Flemish Brussels context

    Author: Meyer Estrada, F., 1 Aug 2010

    Supervisor: Stables, A. (Supervisor) & Grimshaw, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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    Language and Literacy in Multilingual Communities: An Investigation into the ‘National Breakthrough to Literacy Initiative’ in Zambia

    Author: Mwila, C., 1 Sep 2009

    Supervisor: Stables, A. (Supervisor) & Grimshaw, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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    Learning English in a Globalized Context: A Case Study of Students in The United Arab Emirates (UAE)

    Author: Sadek, G., 22 Jun 2016

    Supervisor: Grimshaw, T. (Supervisor) & Kuchah, H. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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    Scaffolding the construction of teaching knowledge in a pre-service teacher training context: Language Teacher education in a Turkish University

    Author: Engin, M., 1 Jun 2010

    Supervisor: Grimshaw, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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