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Joanna Al-Youssef

Assistant Professor in English for Academic Purposes, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

I am a teacher of English for Academic Purposes at the Centre for English Language Education (CELE). I have been teaching at higher education institutions in the UK and abroad since 1995 at postgraduate, undergraduate and presessional levels.

Since joining the University of Nottingham in 2010, I have taught on Presessional English for Academic Purposes (PEAP) courses, Academic Language and Communication Skills (ALACS) courses, and various Postgraduate programmes including: PGCE (Malaysia) programme, MA Teaching English for Academic Purposes (MA TEAP) and MA International Higher Education. I also act as a supervisor for doctoral students at the School of Education.

I hold an MA in English Language Teaching (MA ELT) from the University of Nottingham, and an EdD (Doctor of Education) from the University of Bath.

Teaching Summary

I am currently teaching on Presessional English for Academic Purposes (PEAP) courses. I am also currently developing materials for various programmes and courses at CELE.

My main teaching interest is in teaching reflection in/on learning, and in discourse-analysis approaches to teaching academic writing.

Research Summary

I am interested in exploring the space between existential internationalization, or the internationalization of the self, and reflexivity with its role in bridging the gap between Cultural Others… read more

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Current Research

I am interested in exploring the space between existential internationalization, or the internationalization of the self, and reflexivity with its role in bridging the gap between Cultural Others represented in higher education as staff and students. I am interested in embedding reflection into the curriculum, and exploring the power of 'unlearning' and 'de-labelling' for both students and staff

School of Education

University of Nottingham
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Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

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