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    University of Lincoln
    Brayford Pool
    LN6 7TS
    United Kingdom

    Mr Alasdair Houser

    Head of English Language Centre

    English Language Centre
    Student Affairs

    About Alasdair Houser

    Alasdair is an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) teacher, manager and curriculum & materials designer with a special interest in leveraging technology for innovative applications in education. He has worked for the English Language Centre (ELC) as a Programme Manager & Senior Tutor since the department’s inception in 2011. During this time, hundreds of students have attended the ELC’s bespoke courses which incorporate cutting-edge educational methodologies and technology.

    Department Responsibilities

    Oversight of the development and management of the English Language Centre.
    Design and management of all of the Pre-Sessional PEASS courses.
    Designing a blended (video & face-to-face) TEFL - Teaching English as a Foreign Language - teacher training course (for domestic and international students) for an Autumn 2016 start.
    Designing an online preparatory course for International Students.
    Oversight of the extended Pre-Sessional course (PEASS 20).
    Oversight of the Lincoln English Language Proficiency Test (LELPT).

    Subject Specialism

    English for Academic Purposes & Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages


    • MA (TESOL) — Sheffield Hallam University, 2012
    • PGCE — Sheffield Hallam University, 2010
    • BSc (Hons) Industrial Design — Robert Gordon University, 2003


    • Individual Merit Award — The University of Lincoln, 2015
    • Individual Merit Award — The University of Lincoln, 2014
    • Individual Merit Award — The University of Lincoln, 2013
    • Individual Merit Award — The University of Lincoln, 2012

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