Staff Profile:Alison Nader

Mrs Alison Nader
Job Title:

As language co-ordinator, Alison oversees the delivery of the IWLP French and Arabic classes and motivates the team of tutors. She also teaches several levels on the French programme.

Programme wide responsibilities are focused around; heading assessment projects for the programme and managing the annual cycle of IWLP assessments. This role also involves liaising with School and Faculty Directors of Teaching and Learning, in particular in relation to incidences of academic misconduct.

Areas of Interest:

Devising language assessments for non-specialist learners.

Integrating socio-cultural content into language classes for beginner and intermediate level students (A1-B2).

Developing materials for students with different learning styles.

Research groups / Centres:
Universite de Grenoble: Licence, Histoire/Geographie
University of Reading: M.A Sociology
University of Reading: PGCE MFL

Recent conference presentations:

July 2012, 'Language Futures: Languages in Higher Education' teachOn!: New Words for New Worlds, LLAS

July 2014, Southampton Reshaping languages in Higher Education; Adding linguistic competence to the graduate profile

University awards:

School Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Learning, 2009

Team Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and learning, 2011

Contact Details

+44 (0) 118 378 4799

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