Staff Directory

Last Updated

09/10/2017

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01522 88 6732
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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN6 7TS
United Kingdom

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

Qualifications

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

Awards

  • Individual Merit Award — The University of Lincoln,
  • Individual Merit Award — The University of Lincoln,
  • Individual Merit Award — The University of Lincoln,
  • Individual Merit Award — The University of Lincoln,

Research Interests

  • Blended Learning

  • Curriculum Design

  • Digitisation

  • E-learning

  • Educational Materials Design

  • Flipped Learning

  • Instructional Design

  • Lecture Capture

  • Online Learning

Research Projects

  • Lecture Capture — awarded £3000 by ICT in 2014

Professional Affiliations