CLERA has a broad range of researchers and research candidates working in many different areas of language education. Each month, we feature one of our researchers to learn more about them, their work and their interests.
Our Researcher of the Month for October is Helen Donaghue. Helen is a doctoral student at Aston researching the co-construction and negotiation of identity and face in post observation feedback meetings between EFL teachers and their supervisors. She currently works as a senior lecturer in English Language Teaching at Sheffield Hallam University where she teaches on EAP and undergraduate and postgraduate teacher education courses. She spent 12 years in the United Arab Emirates where she taught EAP and ran the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Sharjah Higher Colleges of Technology. She is interested in language teacher education, discourse analysis, institutional interaction and language testing.
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